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Filling the skills gap has been a significant challenge for a large proportion of specialist contractors, and scaffolding is no different from any other trade....
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The collapse of Carillion last month sent shockwaves across the supply chain. Its huge debt pile was just too much, and the compulsory liquidation...

Understanding your roles and responsibilities with regard to scaffold design according to CDM Regulations 2015 is essential for any scaffold contractor. Craig Varian, from...
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Sayfa Systems’ marketing manager, Robert Hall, looks at the evolution in fall arrest systems, particularly within new build, and highlights the equally important role...
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Now that the nights are drawing in, it’s dark when most of us finish work every day and sadly the weather does become more...

Contractors who consider themselves specialists within the scaffolding industry may have some surprises in store if they find themselves being questioned by either the...
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Andrew Smith of scaffolding software specialists Avontus Software identifies some all-important stock-control concepts that can help meet customers’ needs while adding...
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The Scaffolding Association is steadily gaining greater recognition and respect and playing its part in building a safer environment for our employees, suppliers and...
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Here it is – a new scaffolding magazine for the sector, AccessPoint! This is the first issue AccessPoint - a scaffolding magazine which we hope...
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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...