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

HSE ALERT: UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO SCAFFOLDS

Posted on 17th July 2018
hselogo1Regulator sets out new guidance to protect children and the public

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SAFE INSTALLATION OF PRE-CAST FLOORING

Posted on 8th February 2018
Code of Practice for health and safety updated by industry federation

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PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR WORKING AT HEIGHT ADVICE

Posted on 18th January 2018
Group of MPs seek to understand fatal fall causes and solutions

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NASC LAUNCH FREE TO DOWNLOAD GUIDANCE

Posted on 14th August 2017
Access and scaffolding guides now open to members and non-members

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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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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: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER FALL

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT CONSTRUCTION FALLS STATESIDE

Posted on 29th April 2012
US working at height campaign provides insight into approach and guidance

STANDARDS ON REFURB PROJECTS REMAIN BELOW PAR

Posted on 30th March 2012
Inspection blitz reveals almost 20% of inspected projects fail basic safety checks

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INDUSTRY BODY RAISES THE BAR ON TOWER USER SAFETY

Posted on 24th March 2012
Advance guardrail (AGR) training now mandatory on PASMA tower user courses

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HSE BLITZ ON REFURBISHMENT PROJECTS IN FULL FLOW

Posted on 22nd February 2012
Construction Inspectors clampdown on unsafe UK refurb work across UK

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SAFE USE OF TELEHANDLERS FOR WORKING AT HEIGHT

Posted on 10th February 2012
Major plant manufacturer launches new telehandler platform options

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HSE REFURBISHMENT INSPECTION INITIATIVE ON THE WAY

Posted on 31st January 2012
Inspectors to focus on unsafe refurb projects during coming months

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