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Audited Membership the way forward for TFL Scaffolding

“I’d describe the Scaffolding Association Audited Member process as arduous – but in a good way!”   These are the words of Robert Turner, owner of TFL Scaffolding, when describing the thorough audit his London-based business completed in April to become

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Ensuring consistency in contract documentation

Barrister Rudi Klein considers a recent court judgment on inconsistencies in the contract paperwork. The problem It is often the case that contract documentation is put together in haphazard fashion. Documents are thrown together without any care or thought as

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Actavo and SCP Forgeco unveil Quality First campaign

Actavo and SCP Forgeco have established Quality First, a collaborative campaign intended to increase awareness and understanding about how variations in the performance and quality of scaffolding equipment, including fittings, ladders, Acrow props and Strongboys, can increase risk.  The new

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BSI issues new temporary works guidance

The British Standards Institution has updated BS 5975:2019 – Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework, to give recommendations for temporary structures on building sites, with practical guidelines for design, specification, construction, and

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New Chief Executive for HSE

Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed the current Inspector General and Chief Executive of the Insolvency Service, Sarah Albon will join the organisation

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Caspian relaunches as Caspian Group

Caspian Access and Plant Hire has announced that its new company name is Caspian Group. For over 30 years, Caspian has supplied scaffolding boards and related services to a national and international client base from four sites. In line with

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