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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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SCAFFOLD COLLAPSES ON BUS IN HARLEM NEW YORK

Posted on 21st September 2011
Pictures of scaffold collapse incident that injured seventeen people 

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INCIDENT: TEMPORARY ROOF COLLAPSE INJURES FOUR

Posted on 25th August 2011
Mystery surrounds cause of roof incident on new school academy project  

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NASC LAUNCH FREE GUIDANCE ON SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTORS

Posted on 31st May 2011
Safety through sound appointment and management arrangements

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NASC LAUNCH INTERACTIVE GUIDE ON SCAFFOLD DESIGN

Posted on 4th April 2011
Package aims to help clients, suppliers and users to confirm compliance  

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON DEMO PROJECT

Posted on 18th February 2011
Students escape serious injury during multi-storey car park demolition

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 28th January 2011
Two work men recovering in hospital after 10m fall from scaffold

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NEW GUIDANCE ON SAFER SCAFFOLDING PUBLISHED

Posted on 12th January 2011
HSE endorses NASC revised standard for scaffolding providers

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SCAFFOLDER FATALITIES ON MAJOR AND MINOR PROJECTS

Posted on 30th November 2010
Inquests hear how deaths occurred during scaffolding works on two projects

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SCAFFOLDING STANDARDS UNDER CLOSE SCRUTINY

Posted on 24th November 2010
Inspectors prepare for ‘blitz’ on city centre dangerous scaffolding

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SCAFFOLDING REGULATORY SYSTEM FAILS TO PROTECT

Posted on 4th November 2010
Trade body publishes new criteria for scaffolding erected close to the public

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ADVANCED GUARDRAIL FALL OUT MOVES TO HIGH COURT

Posted on 21st July 2010
Proceedings commenced alleging infringement of intellectual property rights

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SCAFFOLDER FALLS FROM HEIGHT IN DECLINE

Posted on 13th July 2010
NASC report shows 30% reduction in falls from height amomg member firms

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SCAFFOLDING STANDARDS UPDATE

Posted on 2nd July 2010
HSE announce European scaffold performance test to replace British Standard 

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INDUSTRY BODY REVIEWS ACCESS TOWER STANDARDS

Posted on 8th June 2010
PASMA undertakes fundamental review of tower assembly methods

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SCAFFOLDING SAFETY STANDARDS UPDATE

Posted on 29th May 2010
Updated NASC scaffold falls prevention standard available later in 2010

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PREVENTING THE COLLAPSE OF SCAFFOLDS

Posted on 5th May 2010
Useful website provides source of guidance on securing scaffolds

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GUEST ARTICLE: COMPLIANT SCAFFOLD DESIGN

Posted on 19th April 2010
Scaffold planning and selection issues under spotlight

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SCAFFOLD BOARDS SAFETY ALERT

Posted on 15th March 2010
NASC issues Safety Alert concerning defective scaffold board dangers

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTORS FALL SHORT

Posted on 17th November 2009
Industry body membership applicants failing to meet the standard

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ABERDEEN SCAFFOLD FALL FATALITY

Posted on 1st September 2009
Workmen falls from scaffold in second Scottish death in two weeks

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NEW SCAFFOLDING COMPLIANCE TOOLS

Posted on 1st September 2009
Trade association launches useful tools for scaffolders and managers

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SAFETY NET CLOSES ON ROGUE SCAFFOLDERS

Posted on 24th August 2009
Major property group announces NASC member only policy

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UNACCREDITED SCAFFOLDERS UNDER PRESSURE

Posted on 21st July 2009
Yet another major contractor pledges support for NASC members

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USE OF REGULATED SCAFFOLDERS IS WIDENING

Posted on 1st July 2009
NASC members now operating across all construction projects

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SCAFFOLDER COLLECTIVE PROTECTION

Posted on 24th June 2009
Australian construction worker invention is spotlighted on TV

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SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE VIDEO FOOTAGE

Posted on 24th June 2009
Lawyers puts together interesting material on scaffold collapses

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US SCAFFOLD COLLPAPSE THREE DEAD

Posted on 16th June 2009
Scaffold collapse on residential tower claims lives of three workmen

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INCIDENT LEAVES SCAFFOLDER INJURED

Posted on 16th June 2009
Cause of injury uncertain as scaffolder suffers serious head injury  

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‘LIVE’ SCAFFOLD CAUSES FIVE DEATHS IN INDIA

Posted on 22nd May 2009
Five persons electrocuted on Indian construction site

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTS IN SPOTLIGHT

Posted on 5th May 2009
Main contractor insists on NASC membership for scaffold contractors

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MILTON KEYNES SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE UPDATE

Posted on 22nd April 2009
Two construction companies committed for trial after scaffold death

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SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN EXETER

Posted on 31st March 2009
Property damaged and public in shock after scaffold falls

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR COMMITS TO NASC

Posted on 20th March 2009
NASC member only policy for scaffold contractors

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AUSTRALIAN SUSPENDED PLATFORM DEATH

Posted on 11th March 2009
Painter dies and worker hangs in harness as platform collapses

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SCAFFOLDS TO BECOME WORKS OF ART

Posted on 3rd March 2009
Sydney set to ban ‘ugly building sites’ across the city

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SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN AUSTRALIA

Posted on 2nd March 2009
Workman survives four-storey fall in Melbourne scaffold collapse

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SCAFFOLDING BODY WARNS OF BOGUS ‘MEMBERS’

Posted on 13th February 2009
NASC promises legal action to defend membership status

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SCAFFOLDING UPDATE EVENTS

Posted on 4th February 2009
Safe scaffolding events to be held in Midlands and Marches

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SCAFFOLDING ADVICE ON STANDARDS

Posted on 26th January 2009
New tube and fitting scaffolding standard published by NASC

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INCIDENT SCAFFOLD ACCESS HOIST

Posted on 26th January 2009
Workman in ‘serious condition’ following scaffold access hoist fall

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