AIF National Working at Height conference 2019 announced

The Access Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has released details...
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MPs call for action to tackle increase in deaths at work

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Working at Height has expressed concern at the latest statistics from the Health and Safety...

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...
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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...

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