Health and safety

Health and safety

Guidance: scaffolding in saltwater environments

Scaffolding structures exposed to saltwater can lead to unexpected consequences when ‘galvanic corrosion’ raises its head. John Beck and Kevan Herbert from Apollo Scaffold Services haves dealt with these issues for more than 20 years. Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical

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Health and safety

Scaffolding contractor fined after electrical cable risk

A Jersey scaffolding contractor has been ordered to pay £45,000 in fines and legal costs after putting workers at risk of electrocution and burns from an exposed electrical cable. Jubilee Scaffolding Company was contracted to erect scaffolding at Westcôte on

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Health and safety

HS&E Test changes planned by CITB

The Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test for the construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019, and from this date, the following changes will be introduced to the test: Up to date with current practice and legislation CITB has

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