Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - SCAFFOLDING - Category

SCAFFOLDING AWARENESS TRAINING FOR ALL

Posted on 16th January 2019
CISRS set to target painters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers

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CISRS LAUNCH SYSTEM SCAFFOLD INSPECTION COURSES

Posted on 25th October 2018
Training courses prompted by growing use of system scaffolding

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SAFETY ALERT: DEFECTIVE SCAFFOLD COUPLER

Posted on 31st August 2018
National Access and Scaffolding Confederation issues warning

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OVERHEAD POWER AND EARTHING OF SCAFFOLDS

Posted on 9th August 2018
NASC combines updates advice on scaffold electrical risks

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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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SCAFFOLDER DEVELOPMENT EMBRACED BY INDUSTRY

Posted on 11th July 2018
CPD training attracts over 2500 scaffolders during first year of operation

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CURFEW AND TAGGING FOR RECALCITRANT SCAFFOLDER

Posted on 4th July 2018
Suspended jail sentence handed down after unsafe work at height

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SCAFFOLDING SITE ACCIDENTS AT RECORD LOW

Posted on 14th May 2018
NASC Annual Report reveals all time low in 2017 incidents

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SCAFFOLDER TRAINING REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

Posted on 30th January 2018
CISRS training card renewal by CPD embraced by scaffolders

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UPDATED SCAFFOLDING DESIGN E-GUIDE RELEASED

Posted on 14th August 2017
NASC launches enhanced TG20:13 eGuide scaffold design tool

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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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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON HIGH STREET

Posted on 22nd February 2017
Two workmen injured when falling with collapsing scaffold

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FATALITIES: HUGE DEATH TOLL IN CHINA

Posted on 24th November 2016
Scaffold collapse claims 67 lives in single incident on construction project

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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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NEW TRAINING COURSE ON TOWERS WITH CANTILEVERS

Posted on 3rd May 2016
PASMA launch new advanced training course

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NEW GUIDANCE ON TEMPORARY SUSPENDED ACCESS

Posted on 14th March 2016
SAEMA issues free guide on equipment management and safe use

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KEY SCAFFOLD SAFETY GUIDANCE UPDATED AND FREE

Posted on 20th January 2016
NASC publish revised SG4:15 online for free download

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NEW SCAFFOLDING INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ISSUED

Posted on 23rd November 2015
NASC updated Technical (TG) and Safety (SG) Guidance

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN WEST LONDON

Posted on 1st October 2015
Traffic chaos caused after scaffolding collapses into road

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 15th September 2015
Public escape uninjured as structure falls on high street

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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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ACCESS AND SCAFFOLDING BODY ANNUAL REPORT

Posted on 19th April 2015
NASC publishes details of scaffolding injury statistics

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE INJURES TWO

Posted on 30th January 2015
Two passers-by injured after collapse in Leicester city centre

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HSE UPDATE SCAFFOLD DESIGN AND USE CHECKLIST

Posted on 5th October 2014
Design, training and system expectations made simple

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PASMA LAUNCHES SAFER TOWER USE CAMPAIGN

Posted on 6th May 2014
Access body urges use of BS EN1004 towers properly erected

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NEW SCAFFOLDING GUIDANCE EXPLAINED

Posted on 3rd March 2014
Good practice guidance for tube and fitting scaffolding

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FREE SEMINARS ON NEW SCAFFOLDING STANDARD

Posted on 11th February 2014
Non-NASC members offered free regional TG20:13 presentations

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SCAFFOLDING BODY ‘WINS’ COMPETENCE DEBATE

Posted on 7th January 2014
scaffoldingharness‘Qualified’ set to replace ‘Competent’ in future work at height rules

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CCTV CATCHES SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN SHOPPING MALL

Posted on 17th December 2013
Pedestrians sent running as wind impacts on debris netting

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON DOUBLE-DECKER

Posted on 2nd December 2013
Images show aftermath of scaffold fall onto London bus

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PASMA ‘TOWER SAFETY’ WEEK GOES DIGITAL & ONLINE

Posted on 23rd October 2013
Mobile access association hosts free-to-view events on best practice

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON LOFT CONVERSION

Posted on 4th October 2013
Images of scene of scaffold collapse on North London road

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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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SCAFFOLDING COMPETENCE: CISRS TRAINING SCHEMES

Posted on 24th June 2013
Revised guidance on scaffolder record schemes

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INCIDENT: TOWER SCAFFOLD FELL FROM BUILDING

Posted on 14th May 2013
Lucky escape after scaffold tower plummets from ninth floor

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 30th April 2013
Pavement scaffold struck by HGV left in precarious position

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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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FATALITY: SCAFFOLD FALL DEATH ON LONDON SITE

Posted on 17th July 2012
Workman died in fall during scaffolding erection work

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INCIDENT: ABSEILING PARAMEDIC RESCUES SCAFFOLDER

Posted on 24th June 2012
Video footage shows rescue services novel use of MEWP and abseiling

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSES ON ROAD

Posted on 27th April 2012
Scaffold collapse on Portsmouth hotel refurb project crushes six parked cars

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MAJOR CONTRACTORS BACK ACCESS BODY PROCUREMENT CODE

Posted on 18th April 2012
Major contractors adopt NASC scaffolding guidance for clients and others

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ASSOCIATION HOLDS FIRST CPD DAY FOR SCAFFOLD DESIGNERS

Posted on 18th April 2012
Scaffolding Association CPD to cover temporary works and design issues

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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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INQUEST: WORKMAN STRUCK BY FALLING SCAFFOLD POLE

Posted on 2nd March 2012
Conflicting evidence heard over adequacy of measures to prevent death

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NEW INDUSTRY BODY LAUNCHED IN SCAFFOLDING SECTOR

Posted on 10th February 2012
Scaffolding Association inaugural meeting considers scaffolding ‘design issues’  

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FATALITY: SCAFFOLDER FALL DURING PLANT SHUTDOWN

Posted on 30th January 2012
Contractor fell to his death during company annual maintenance period

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NEW YORK SCAFFOLDER RESCUED IN HIGH RISE DRAMA

Posted on 13th December 2011
Pictures and video capture scaffolder suspended in safety harness

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SCAFFOLDING COMPETENCE CARD SCHEME EXPLAINED

Posted on 7th December 2011
CISRS publish guides for clients and contractors engaging access contractors

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN LONDON

Posted on 5th October 2011
Pictures show scale of potential disaster on busy Fulham high street 

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RESCUE FROM HEIGHT AFTER FALL ON SCAFFOLDING

Posted on 23rd September 2011
Fire and rescue secure men with aerial platform after ‘fall through’ scaffolding

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