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The Scaffolding Association has held the UK’s first ever dedicated scaffolding and access conference that aimed to be both engaging and informative. Around 150 people from all areas of the scaffolding and access sector attended the brand-new event held yesterday...
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The Scaffolding Association has held the UK’s first ever dedicated scaffolding and access conference

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The Scaffolding Association has held the UK’s first ever dedicated scaffolding and access conference that aimed to be both engaging and informative. Around 150 people from all areas of the scaffolding and access sector attended...
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A scaffolding company involved in a major scaffolding collapse in Sydney, Australia which killed a teenage apprentice has pleaded guilty to offences.

Scaffolding company pleads guilty for death of teen apprentice

A scaffolding company involved in a major scaffolding collapse in Sydney, Australia which killed a teenage apprentice has pleaded guilty to offences. Synergy Scaffolding Services Pty Ltd (Synergy) has pleaded guilty to a Category 1...
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HSE inspectors are set to carry out 1000 inspections on construction sites in October and November after launching a campaign to combat serious aches, pains and strains.

HSE to carry out 1000 inspections to combat aches, pains and...

HSE inspectors are set to carry out 1000 inspections on construction sites in October and November after launching a campaign to combat serious aches, pains and strains. Inspectors from the HSE will be checking how...

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