Health and safety

Health and safety

How ASW Scaffolding are getting an edge in health and safety

Max Winterbourne, Surveyor at Audited Scaffolding Association members ASW Scaffolding, shares his experience of using iAuditor by SafetyCulture to raise standards of health and safety. In a COVID-19 world, there is an increased health and safety responsibility for scaffolders, which

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No Falls Foundation release support pack

The No Falls Foundation, which is the only UK charity that focuses exclusively on the working at height sector, has released new guidance that aims to inform and support those following a fall from height. One of the charities main

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Health and Safety Executive to crack down on dust

Health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on Monday 5 October 2020. This is the fourth health-focused initiative of

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Isle of Wight worker dies during demolition project

Three construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Portsmouth Crown Court heard how David Shayler, an employee of Ryde Demolition Limited, was removing roof timbers

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Get your FREE roof edge protection guide

Access Design & Safety Ltd are currently offering their guide to roof edge protection for free. The guide explains the different classes of roof edge protection, suitable systems of providing protection how different systems should be fixed, advice on dynamic

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