Trade body to hold Working at Height panel discussion at Safety & Health Expo

The Scaffolding Association will again be holding another industry discussion at the Excel in London, during the Safety & Health Expo.

Recent incidents lead HSE to issue reminder on scaffolding safety

Storm Gareth has battered the UK with high winds over the last few days leading to the collapse of a number of scaffolds. A SECTION...

Retired scaffolder dies of Asbestos related illness

A 72-year-old man has died from industry-related lung cancer. Terry Aldridge sadly passed away on October 13 at St Wilfrid's Hospice, Chichester. Terry was a scaffolder in...
SpanSet height safety solutions

SpanSet & Simian showcase solutions for the Scaffolding Industry

One of the UK's leading manufacturers and suppliers of height safety equipment has partnered up with Simian Risk to showcase working at height safety solutions. At...

Safety Alert Issued over defective double couplers

A Health & Safety alert has been issued jointly by construction firms Kier | BAM (KBJV) over defective double coupler scaffold fittings. The KBJV...

HSE Issue Access Safety Alert

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a new safety alert expanding on existing scaffold guidance. The move is aimed at enhancing current...
Scaffolder falls from scaffolding

Scaffolder suffers broken leg after falling from scaffolding

A scaffolder fell from scaffolding yesterday at a housing development in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire fracturing his leg in the accident. According to reports the scaffolder in...
Builder falls from scaffolding

Birmingham builder dies in scaffold fall

The Police and the HSE are currently involved in a joint investigation after a 78-year-old builder died after falling from scaffolding. On March 5, the builder...

Scaffolding firm fined 100K after apprentice joiner falls from loading bay

A scaffolding company has been fined £100,000 for safety breaches after a 16-year-old apprentice joiner fell four metres from a scaffold. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard...

Worker falls from scaffolding on Surrey Quays development

An operative is currently recovering in hospital after falling 4m from scaffolding erected on a mixed-used development site. A Health and Safety investigation is today...

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