Safety & Access

Scaffold Inspections

October 10th, 2017

Scaffold Inspections

Scaffold Inspections The scaffolding contractor should ensure that, at the time of handing over to the client, the scaffolding is suitable to perform the duty to which it was intended and complies with all regulations and local authority requirements. This will be achieved by carrying out an initial inspection. In accordance with regulations 12 of…

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Scaffolding firm admits health and safety breaches

October 10th, 2017

Scaffolding firm admits health and safety breaches

A scaffolding company and its director have been sentenced after a worker lost his hands and feet in a horrific site accident. Swindon Magistrates’ Court heard how the scaffolder was erecting scaffolding on 19 December 2016 when the structure came into contact with 33KV overhead power lines. The father of five received an electric shock…

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Prosecuted two scaffold Inspectors

September 26th, 2017

Prosecuted two scaffold Inspectors

The HSE have prosecuted two scaffold Inspectors after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building, resulting in serious injuries. Greater Manchester Magistrates Court heard how in 2014, the 49-year old roofer was working on a re-roofing project. As he stepped down from the untiled roof onto a fixed scaffold, he…

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CISRS International Training Continues

September 19th, 2017

CISRS International Training Continues

CISRS international training continues to spread and strengthen.   Safety and Access are delighted to announce that following the stringent CISRS audits this week both of the partnership ventures for international CISRS training in Korea have successfully passed their renewal audits.  Safety and Access have been offering scaffolding related in Korea for around 5 years and…

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Scaffold Apprenticeship comes to the Humber Region

September 5th, 2017

Scaffold Apprenticeship comes to the Humber Region

We have been delivering the CISRS scaffolding apprenticeship at our Nottingham centre for over seven years now and are excited to be able to offer this framework to the Humber region at our purpose built training facility at CATCH near Stallingborough.   If you are an employer, you have probably considered the pros and cons of…

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NEW Scaffolding Estimators Course

September 4th, 2017

NEW Scaffolding Estimators Course

Due to the high demand of enquiries from the scaffolding industry we have been receiving over the past few months,  Safety & Access have worked together with Paul Crabtree and designed  a new  3 day Scaffolding estimators course. We are delighted to tell you that our first course will be delivered at our Nottingham Centre Date: 14-16…

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Competitive Rates for CISRS Training & Accommodation – Safety & Access Ltd

August 24th, 2017

Competitive Rates for CISRS Training & Accommodation – Safety & Access Ltd

Are you having difficulty in finding available CISRS Scaffolding Courses?   Look no further…… Safety and Access are able to offer CISRS Part 1, CISRS Part 2 and Advanced Scaffolder Courses at our Catch Training Centre in Immingham. This includes local accommodation and all arrangements are made by us for your candidate. We have sourced excellent…

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Trainee CISRS Scaffolding Instructor Wanted

August 24th, 2017

Trainee CISRS Scaffolding Instructor Wanted

You must be A CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Within commuting distance (40 miles) of Nottingham A good communicator, preferably with some supervisory or management experience. Willing to travel occasionally within the UK and internationally (if need be) to deliver training Willing to undertake training to reach the required level of competence to deliver scaffolding skills training…

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Scaffold Collapse

August 23rd, 2017

Scaffold Collapse

A Dorset based specialist has been fined after a scaffold collapsed at an industrial unit in Wallisdown, Poole. Poole Magistrates’ Court heard how ********* had been contracted to erect scaffolding at the industrial unit in Alder Hills Business Park. The scaffolding collapsed on 14 September 2015 narrowly avoiding an office worker as they left the…

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Life after an Accident

August 22nd, 2017

Life after an Accident

  Paul Blanchard works as a motivational and behavioural safety speaker. Having been in a major accident falling from height several years ago while fixing a roof at a farm, Paul speaks on the emotional perspective of why Health and Safety is not just about ticking boxes. Paul’s story is really about the realisation that…

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