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Scaffolding Association Issues a Plea to Industry to Get Involved With...

THE SCAFFOLDING ASSOCIATION is making a strong plea to the industry to fully participate in the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) consultation on reviewing...

Demolition Works Halt Following Scaffolding Collapse

DEMOLITION WORKS on a Liverpool city centre regeneration project were halted yesterday (8 August 2019) after a large section of scaffolding collapsed. Planning permission to...

Scaffolding Collapse Sparks Call for Urgent Inquiry

UNITE, the UK’s construction union, is seeking an urgent investigation following a major scaffolding collapse. The incident Emergency services were called to the former Friars Walk...

New Scaffolding Training Facility Set to Open in Wales

WORK HAS commenced on South Wales’ only comprehensive scaffolding training facility. Led by the Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC) in partnership with Construction Industry Training...

Contractors Fined Following Fatal Roof Fall

TWO CONTRACTORS have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a fragile roof during construction work at a factory in Staffordshire. On...

NASC and TWF Set to Host Temporary Works Seminar

THE NATIONAL Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) and Temporary Works Forum (TWF) are co-hosting a free Temporary Works seminar in Birmingham next month. The half-day...

Contractor Fined After 12-Year Old Boy Falls From Scaffolding

A 12-YEAR OLD boy slipped off a scaffold ladder and fell approximately ten metres, leading to construction contractor, Westdale Services Limited, being sentenced in...

New HSE Checklist for Safe Scaffolding Practice

WITH HIGH winds sweeping across the UK this week, the HSE has released a report to ensure scaffolders carry out the correct procedures to...

Outcry at Community Service for Roofer Death

FOLLOWING NEWS published in the Roofing Today Bulletin last week, of the tragic death of roofer Daniel Shrimpton, protests have been raised at the community...

Company Fined after Scaffolding Collapsed into School Playground

A COMPANY has been fined after scaffolding it erected collapsed onto a neighbouring primary school. Swain Scaffolding Limited erected scaffolding 7m high and 8m long...