Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - WORK AT HEIGHT - Category

DRAMATIC RESCUE FROM HEIGHT CAUGHT ON VIDEO

Posted on 28th March 2017
Painter in US saved by fall arrest and rescued after platform failure

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NET RIGGING AND SAFE SYSTEMS INDUSTRY AWARDS

Posted on 12th December 2016
FASET announces winners of industry awards for 2016

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NEW CRITICAL GUIDANCE ON ROOF ‘OVER-NETTING’

Posted on 5th September 2016
FASET launches HSE backed practical safety netting guidance

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WORK AT HEIGHT AND TEMP WORKS TRAINING

Posted on 2nd September 2016
Association for Project Safety (APS) autumn CPD sessions

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STAYING SHARP: HOW TO SELECT FALL ARREST

Posted on 6th April 2016
Equipment for unique risk protection

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DEFECTIVE TOWER CAUSED ROOF WORKER FATALITY

Posted on 3rd August 2015
Damaged decking failed and workman fell to his death

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: SCAFFOLDING LOADING BAYS

Posted on 22nd July 2015
Use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation

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HSE BASEMENT BLITZ LEADS TO PROSECUTION

Posted on 1st June 2015
Firm failed to provided proper support for deep excavation

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BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY REMAINS BELOW PAR

Posted on 29th March 2015
One in two basement sites in London fail safety inspections

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PULPIT AND PODIUM SAFETY STANDARDS RISE

Posted on 7th January 2015
Low level access manufacturers achieve compliance with PAS 250 standard

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TOO MANY REFURB PROJECTS FAIL HSE SPOT CHECKS

Posted on 12th November 2014
hseinspectors3Unacceptable conditions and dangerous practices at 40% of sites

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FATALITY: FALLING TAPE MEASURE CAUSES DEATH

Posted on 5th November 2014
US construction project worker died after being struck on head

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PASMA HOLD SECOND TOWER SAFETY WEEK

Posted on 28th October 2014
Range of advice on a dedicated ‘towerweek’ website

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: SAFER GUTTER CLEANING

Posted on 20th October 2014

Equipment enables avoidance of work at height

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PASMA UNVEILS TOWER TRAINING FOR RIGGERS

Posted on 13th May 2014
Advanced users of mobile access towers offered further support

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INCIDENT: RESCUE FROM TOWER CRANE

Posted on 21st March 2014
Emergency services effect descent of unwell crane driver

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER FALL

Posted on 17th February 2014
“Fall into foundations” on major refurb project

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FATALITY: FALL DURING FACTORY DISMANTLING

Posted on 31st January 2014
Workman died at site of disused factory

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WORK AT HEIGHT GUIDANCE GETS MAKE-OVER

Posted on 29th January 2014
Government claims work at height guidance success

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RECORD RISE IN TRAINING ON ACCESS EQUIPMENT USE

Posted on 22nd January 2014
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INCIDENT: WORKMAN IN WIND TURBINE FALL

Posted on 25th November 2013
Investigation launched after workman falls “inside” turbine structure

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STANDARD FOR LOW LEVEL PLATFORMS PUBLISHED

Posted on 14th August 2013
Trade body launches PAS 250 minimum standard for access products

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WORKING SAFELY AT HEIGHT ON DOMESTIC PROJECTS

Posted on 12th August 2013
Research highlights role of product innovation and training

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‘NEXT GENERATION’ SYSTEM SCAFFOLDING LAUNCHED

Posted on 30th July 2013
Major access and scaffolding specialist adds to product range   

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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY PROSECUTED

Posted on 28th May 2013
Fall into flood pit cellar in flats lands ‘arms length’ firm in dock

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FREE TRAINING MATERIALS ON WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 15th May 2013
Industry access body provides range of useful online videos

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REFURB PROJECTS REMAIN RECALCITRANT ON RISK

Posted on 25th March 2013
HSE crackdown prompts enforcement action on one in five refurb sites

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ACCESS INDUSTRY FREE ONLINE WORK AT HEIGHT VIDEOS

Posted on 15th March 2013
New Toolbox Talks from AIF provide up-to-date work at height guidance

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EARLY FEEDBACK ON HSE REFURBISHMENT CLAMPDOWN

Posted on 28th February 2013
One in six Merseyside firms fail to meet minimum legal standards

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ASSISTANCE TO DESIGNERS FROM WORK AT HEIGHT BODY

Posted on 19th February 2013
Helpline offers work at height assistance to architects and other designers

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HSE START CRACKDOWN ON REFURB AND REPAIR PROJECTS

Posted on 18th February 2013
Inspection charging regime will hit those failing to manage projects 

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ACCESS BODY REPORTS RISE IN TRAINING UPTAKE

Posted on 22nd January 2013
PASMA records 20% increase in trained access tower users

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FINE AFTER FORK LIFT USED AS WORKING PLATFORM

Posted on 21st November 2012
Industrial door installer fell from insecure makeshift platform on FLT

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TRAINING BODY WARNS OF ‘BOGUS’ PROVIDERS

Posted on 13th November 2012
PASMA takes zero-tolerance action against fake training firms

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HSE REVIEW CONCLUDES NO PROBLEM WITH WAH REGULATIONS

Posted on 30th October 2012
Misinterpretation is main cause of difficulty with Work at Height Regulations

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CONTRACTOR FAILINGS SPOTTED BY PASSING HSE INSPECTOR

Posted on 29th October 2012
Firm prosecuted over unsafe roofwork on primary school premises

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FATALITY: ONE MAN DEAD AND TWO INJURED ON LONDON SITE

Posted on 29th October 2012
Workman falling from platform appears to have struck and injured co-workers

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WASTE COMPANY PROSECUTED OVER FALL FROM VEHICLE RISK

Posted on 25th October 2012
Tipper driver fell from HGV whilst fixing auto-sheeting safety device

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HEFTY FINE AFTER RESIDENTS ALERT HSE TO DEMO DANGERS

Posted on 25th October 2012
Demolition works exposed public and workforce to safety and asbestos risks

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TOO MANY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BELOW PAR IN NW TEST

Posted on 14th September 2012
One in five construction sites visited by inspectors fail safety checks

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HSE ROOFWORK GUIDE HIGHLIGHTS CLIENT KEY ROLE

Posted on 17th August 2012
Revised code spells out ‘hierarchy’ of controls for fragile materials risk

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BRITISH STANDARDS: CODE UPDATES ON WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 8th August 2012
Specialist provider highlights revisions to fall protection equipment standards

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WEST MIDLANDS UNDER HSE CONSTRUCTION SPOTLIGHT

Posted on 8th August 2012
Safety drive in progress to reduce small site scaffold deaths and injuries

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ROPE ACCESS ISO STANDARD ADOPTED AS BRITISH STANDARD

Posted on 9th July 2012
Fundamentals of rope access standard highlighted by industry leader

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PASMA CALLS FOR MORE DETAIL ON WORKPLACE DEATHS

Posted on 6th July 2012
Greater ‘forensic’ HSE analysis of workplace deaths would help prevention

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WORK AT HEIGHT PUT PUBLIC IN DANGER AT CREMATRORIUM

Posted on 29th June 2012
Installation of abatement system exposed ‘haphazard’ approach to safety

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BASEMENT BLITZ REVEALS POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC RISKS

Posted on 29th June 2012
HSE ongoing inspection of basement projects looks to drive out poor performers

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AIF PUBLISHES FREE VIDEOS OF MAJOR HEIGHT SAFETY EVENT

Posted on 26th June 2012
Watch and join discussions on the latest height safety issues at H&S Expo 2012

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SPECIALIST CONTRACTOR FINED OVER JOIST FALL INCIDENT

Posted on 16th May 2012
Prosecution highlights roof space risk to electricians and other trades

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SAFETY AND HEALTH EXPO AT THE NEC 15-17 MAY 2012

Posted on 3rd May 2012
Working at height remains centre stage for Access Industry Forum (AIF) at Expo

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