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Health and safety

Having an overloaded scaffold lorry with unsecured boards and poles is not only dangerous but could catch the eye of the Driver and Vehicle...

Last year’s safety alert from the HSE highlighting the importance of preventing unauthorised access onto scaffolding has strengthened the requirement for scaffold contractors to...
Harness Inspection
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Every business should have in place a regime for the inspection of harnesses and lanyards, drawn up by a competent person.  Stacey Underhill, the...
Safe Behaviours

Highly dangerous, the potential for an incident in the construction industry is always present. Dominic Cooper considers how worker behaviour can impact on safety...
Traffic Management

Chris Pendrey, SHEQ manager at Actavo Direct, outlines how you can control traffic on-site to avoid injury while also avoiding disruption and keeping processes...
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Annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show 1.4 million workers were suffering from work-related ill health and around 555,000 from non-fatal...
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Alliance Intelligent Scaffolding has scooped two major awards at the Hertfordshire Building and Construction Awards. Alliance firstly picked up the much-coveted Health and...

A safety alert has been issued by the Scaffolding Association following warnings being issued by a Kier BAM Joint Venture relating to defective double...

The Met office issues an Amber weather warning and tells Britons to “stay out of the sun”. Kelly Davidson and Chris Hoile from lawyers, Womble Bond...

The Health & Safety Executive has issued a safety bulletin alerting scaffolding contractors about preventing unauthorised access onto scaffolding and other work platforms. Security of...