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HSE SAFETY ALERT: TOWER CRANE BRAKES

Posted on 11th December 2018
Collapse of tower crane jib in high winds prompts HSE warning

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MANAGING TOWER CRANE FALLING OBJECT RISK

Posted on 31st August 2018
CPA issues new technical information note

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RAISING SAFETY STANDARDS FOR CRANE LIFTING OPS

Posted on 17th July 2018
Major crane seminar seeks to raise standards and share best practice

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INCIDENTS: PASSER-BY STRUCK BY BRICKS

Posted on 28th March 2018
Pack of bricks appear to have fallen from crane

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MAJOR CRANE SAFETY SEMINAR 28 SEPT 2016

Posted on 5th September 2016
Seminar examines key issues and solutions on construction projects

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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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AT LEAST 107 DIE IN MECCA CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 16th September 2015
Storm and strong winds believed to have triggered disaster

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HSE LIFTING OPERATIONS APPROVED CODE UPDATED

Posted on 5th January 2015
New LOLER code and guidance now available free online

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: TOWER CRANE SLEW BRAKES

Posted on 1st November 2014
Maintenance and inspection of slew brake release mechanisms

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TOWER CRANES ERECTED ALONGSIDE RAILWAYS

Posted on 6th August 2014
CPA guide provides clarity on over sailing rail infrastructures

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: LUFFING JIB TOWER CRANES

Posted on 21st February 2014
Crane failures in high winds prompt HSE warning

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INCIDENT: RAIN THREAT TO TOWER CRANE BASES

Posted on 16th September 2013
Three cranes dismantled whilst foundations checked and strengthened

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CPA ISSUES WARNING OVER CRANE SITE SECURITY

Posted on 17th June 2013
Main contractors reminded to prevent unauthorised access to sites

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REVISED TOWER CRANE RESCUE RULES PUBLISHED

Posted on 10th May 2013
HSE endorsed CPA guidance on planned rescue now online

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HEAD PROTECTION AND TOWER CRANE REGS REPEALED

Posted on 8th April 2013
HSE stress that repealed construction laws leave safety untouched

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TOWER CRANE AND HEAD PROTECTION REGS TO BE REVOKED

Posted on 4th April 2012
HSE to implement Government commissioned report on regulation revocations

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IDENTIFICATION OF ILLEGAL TOWER CRANES

Posted on 9th September 2011
CECE guidance on dealing with illegal tower cranes now published 

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ANDREW MARR HOLDS HIGH COURT WITH CRANE DRIVER

Posted on 3rd June 2011
BBC presenter climbs one of the cranes involved in building Shard tower

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PREVENTING CATASTROPHIC EVENTS IN CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 10th February 2011
Report examines key corporate issues for industry leaders to address

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CRANE OPERATOR COMPETENCE STANDARDS

Posted on 10th August 2010
US crane operator certification scheme prompts review of standards

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REPORT ON TOWER CRANE INCIDENTS WORLDWIDE

Posted on 22nd July 2010
Erection, dismantling and climbing account for 1/3 of tower crane incidents

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MAJOR INCIDENT POTENTIAL ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Posted on 9th July 2010
Industry body to take forward research findings on disaster potential 

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HSE TOWER CRANE SAFETY ALERT 24 JUNE 2010

Posted on 24th June 2010
Manufacturing defect identified in certain tower crane mast spigots

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CRANES OVERSAILING NEIGHBOURING LAND ISSUES

Posted on 18th June 2010
Rights to oversailing land with cranes is far from plain sailing

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TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION REGISTER WEBSITE

Posted on 16th April 2010
HSE explain how information on tower crane register will accessed by public

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TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION IN FORCE

Posted on 7th April 2010
New law requires notification of tower cranes on construction sites

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER IMMINENT

Posted on 23rd February 2010
New laws on tower cranes laid before Parliament

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TOWER CRANE SAFETY

Posted on 9th February 2010
New DVD aims to improve safety during tower crane climbing

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER

Posted on 28th January 2010
HSE publish guidance on tower crane notification regulations

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TOWER CRANE SAFETY

Posted on 11th January 2010
Dutch company fits cameras to tower crane fleet

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER APPOVED BY HSE

Posted on 26th November 2009
HSE Board agree tower crane register recommendations

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER

Posted on 13th October 2009
Chartered Institute of Building calls for alternative to Register

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USEFUL CRANE SAFETY WEBSITE

Posted on 8th October 2009
US website provides space to share crane safety information

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ONLINE CRANE OPERATOR TRAINING

Posted on 8th October 2009
Provider offers online training for crane and MEWP operators

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ANALYSIS OF CRANE INCIDENT CAUSES

Posted on 29th September 2009
Singapore Task Force publishes results of crane incident study

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TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION PROPOSALS

Posted on 13th July 2009
Comments sought on new tower crane notification regulations

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER CONSULTATION

Posted on 10th July 2009
Industry body meets to discuss tower crane register consultation

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US TOWER CRANE DATABASE PROPOSED

Posted on 12th June 2009
Recent tower crane incidents prompt greater sharing of information

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CRANE SAFETY REMINDER

Posted on 7th May 2009
Prosecution highlights risks during work at height on cranes

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PROPOSED TOWER CRANE REGISTER

Posted on 30th April 2009
Regulatory impact assessment casts doubt over tower crane register

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION

Posted on 6th April 2009
Relaunched CPA website includes free plant safety guides

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER CONFIRMED

Posted on 3rd April 2009
Government commit to tower crane register by April 2010

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NEW YORK OVERHAULS CONSTRUCTION SAFETY

Posted on 7th February 2009
Plan for construction safety announced by New York officials 

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER

Posted on 29th January 2009
Government accepts proposal for voluntary tower crane register

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TOWER CRANE SAFETY

Posted on 28th January 2009
Industry body considers ‘register’ of tower cranes

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TOWER CRANES NEW GUIDANCE

Posted on 12th September 2008
SFfC launch tower crane guidance and safety initiative

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LUFFING JIB TOWER CRANES

Posted on 10th September 2008
CPA publish new technical notes on luffing jib tower cranes

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