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Update on HSE investigation after Reading demolition incident

A section of scaffolding collapsed on a demolition site in Reading injuring three people in August 2019. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is still...
Police raid CITB training centres

CITB safety test cheats caught in police raids

Three safety test workers have been arrested after being caught giving answers to candidates for cash. According to reports, the cheating was exposed by counter-fraud...

AIF Confirm Speaker Line-Up for National Work at Height Conference

A total of 13 speakers will address the Access Industry Forum's (AIF) second national conference Working at height: Access for Life on Thursday, 14...
Images shows an scaffold with untied ladder where a roofer fell to his death

Worker dies in scaffold ladder fall

A contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold at Jute Street, Aberdeen.  Aberdeen Sheriff...

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...
Working at height

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...
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...

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