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Terry’s Legacy – Safeguarding Lives Through Industry Education

UAE event takes place paying tribute to Terry Sennett and shared a vision of Terry's legacy - "Saving Lives Through Industry Education" The late Terry Sennett's tireless dedication and determination in making a fundamental change within the GCC region was once again credited at a packed out event in Dubai, UAE. The event initially paid tribute to Terry's life with a...

Safety & Access Opens Training Facility In South Korea


  Safety & Access Ltd announce the opening of a brand new CISRS Scaffolding Training facility in South Korea. CISRS have given the facility the green light by awarding the training firm with it’s accreditation for the delivery of scaffolder skills training, scaffold inspection and scaffold supervisory qualifications. Safety & Access have provided CISRS training in the region for almost two years...

Safety & Access Open The First Scaffolding and Access Training Centre in South Korea

Safety & Access are extremely proud to announce that they have become the first CISRS UK registered training providers to gain overseas accreditation for a commercial scaffolding and access training centre in South Korea. The centre will primarily be serving Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) business from the Geoje Site in the south of the country with an additional management training...

Safety & Access Receives Accreditation For UAE Training Centre

Safety & Access Launch New CISRS Overseas Training Centre in UAE. Safety & Access are extremely proud to announce that they have become one of first CISRS UK registered training providers to gain overseas accreditation for its scaffolding and access training centre in UAE, close to Dubai. Courses that are now available include: CISRS Overseas Scaffolder Level 1 Course - 5 Day CISRS...

Five dead after scaffolding collapses at Philippines power station

Five construction workers have been confirmed dead after the scaffolding they were using on a 228ft smokestack of a coal power station collapsed in Manila, Phillippines. The collapse  happened on Sunday afternoon when 17 workers were cleaning the smokestack. 5 workers plunged to their deaths while 12 workers were injured. All workers worked for East West Corp, which operates and maintaines the 650...

Scaffolding collapses onto moving train in Japan (Exclusive)

Tokyo Scaffold collapse

  A scaffold has collapsed onto a moving high-speed train in Hiyoshi-cho, Kokubunji, Tokyo, The accident happened at around 1pm JST the scaffolding is thought to of come down in high winds onto the train carrying around 950 passengers. The collapse also struck overhead power cables causing parts of the scaffolding to burst into flames fueled by the debris netting connected to the structure. The scaffolding was erected for building work on new apartments being...

Cape Abu Dhabi achieves 40 million man hours without a lost time incident

Cape plc is pleased to announce that our Abu Dhabi operations have received an HSE award from Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Ltd (ADGAS) in recognition of Cape’s contribution towards 40 million man-hours without a Lost Time Incident during the years 2009 to 2012 on ADGAS Projects. ADGAS is a pioneer of the gas liquefaction industry operating throughout the Middle...

9 Workers die as scaffolding collapses in Indian indoor stadium

  Nine people have been killed and 10 injured after a gallery under construction in a indoor stadium collapsed  in India Indian news websites have reported that the accident happened at a baseball stadium that is being constructed in Kunnam, Kanchipuram, India. The construction of the stadium had been going on for over a month, concreting work at the site which measures 100'x100' and 40' high was going on...

New scaffold guidelines in New Zealand

Scaffolding in New Zealand

  A news site in New Zealand ( have today reported that new height safety guidelines are expected to add thousands of dollars to the cost of construction. Any work over 2.4 meters will now require scaffolding under the new Best Practice Guidelines for Working at Heights. This means that all single-story buildings will require scaffolding - something that was not required before which will now add thousands to the cost...

Cape Saudi Arabia Wins Gold RoSPA Award


Cape’s Saudi Arabia operations are proud to have won a Gold award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in the 2012 Occupational Health and Safety Awards.


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