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Health and safety

Figures obtained by Unite, via a Freedom of Information request, reveal that since 2010 there has been a 25 per cent reduction in the...

When managing your organisation’s health and safety, don’t forget about the issue that affects one in four people in the UK at some time...
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In this first AccessPoint Opinion & Comment column, John Steven Simons, of health, safety and scaffolding advisors JS Safety Associates, considers the topic of...
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Tony Seddon from FASET (Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training) provides AccessPoint readers with some all-important details of safe working with access platform decking. FASET is...
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Increasingly to prove competence and protect scaffolding standards, contractors must undertake multiple pre-qualification processes depending on client preference, with PAS 91 being the specification...
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In February 2016, the UK  government strengthened  sentencing guidelines for health and safety breaches with the outcome being much stricter penalties. Nearly one year...