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Painter suffers serious injuries following fall from height

Failure to undertake a proper risk assessment and use the correct access equipment has resulted in a property maintenance firm being fined £7,000 at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court. Charles Foster suffered multiple broken bones in October 2015 after falling 3 metres.More

NASC 2017 Safety Report Launch

The NASC has published its highly-regarded 2017 Safety Report documenting and analysing accident and injury statistics for its full contracting members in 2016 – representing over 17,000 UK scaffolding operatives, which constitutes a significant percentage of the total British scaffolding.More

AIF to Exibit on Stand R90 at Safety & Health Expo

Safety & Health Expo returns to London ExCeL on the 20-22 June 2017 as the only place in the UK where all key health and safety associations, manufacturers, distributors, consultants and renowned experts come together under the same roof. Showcasing.More

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Working Well at Height: AIF makes partnership for new campaign

The Access Industry Forum (AIF), the forum for eleven of the leading trade associations and federations involved in height safety, has launched a new safety campaign with construction industry safety initiative, Working Well Together – Working Well at Height. Falls.More

Steeplejack Apprentices Recognised

The Steeplejack and Lightning Protection Training Group (SLPTG) has recognised the achievements of apprentices in the sector at its Apprentice Awards Dinner held at the National Construction College (NCC) East in January. Guest speaker ATLAS President and former apprentice Jason.More

2016 FASET AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

FASET, the trade body representing the international safety net rigging and temporary safety systems industry, has revealed the winners of its prestigious Annual Awards. The winners of the four categories for 2016 were announced at a special ceremony following the.More

AIF: Getting falls from height reporting right

The Access Industry Forum (AIF), the forum for eleven of the leading trade associations and federations involved in height safety, recently held its first national conference entitled Implementing change and innovation in work at height. Attended by more than 120.More

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