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AIF PUBLISHES FREE VIDEOS OF MAJOR HEIGHT SAFETY EVENT

Watch and join discussions on the latest height safety issues at H&S Expo 2012

In May 2012 a number of leading industry organisations convened in Birmingham at the Safety & Health Expo to tackle the issue of safe working at height. The event is reported to be one of the largest ever to focus on working at height.

Organisations involved included the Department of Work and Pensions, HSE, the Association of British Insurers, RIBA, IOSH, RoSPA, IIRSM, British Safety Council, RICS, Association for Project Safety and all 11 trade association members of the Access Industry Forum (AIF).

A large number of these presentations and discussions were videoed and the AIF has made them available free to view online.

“Established in 2004, the Access Industry Forum (AIF) liaised closely with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) during the development of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 – and more recently the Work at Height Solutions Database – and now provides a forum for all the principal trade associations and federations involved in work at height. Its member organisations each represent a different sector of the access industry and are recognised leaders and authorities in their respective fields. All the members of the Forum are standards driven and committed to advancing safety, best practice and competency when working at height, irrespective of equipment type or safety solution.”

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