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When the Scaffolding Association was formed, we wanted to provide advice and support for specialist contractors active in the access, scaffolding and temporary structures...

You will already be aware that, as an employer, you have legal obligations to any employees who drive while at work. In addition, there...
Skilled Workforce
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The skills gap in the construction industry is now a well-recognised issue and frequently makes headlines. Simon Rees, central services manager at SGB, considers...
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Last month a safety alert was issued about defective fittings. This small but significant event highlights the challenge facing access and scaffolding contractors. Trust and...

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...
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When the Scaffolding Association was formed in 2013, our aim was to become a voice for scaffolding contractors who felt disenfranchised and not listened to....
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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...