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Safety & Access are one of the UK’s leading scaffolding and access training and H&S consultancy providers; offering a wide range of professional support services to a broad range of industry sectors for over 25 years.
Our training portfolio includes courses for both management and operatives - all delivered by our experienced staff - either on site, or at one of our purpose built training centres, located in Humberside and the East Midlands or our international centres in the Middle East, Far East and beyond.
Our proven consultancy services include independent site audits, monitoring and inspections and a full health and safety consultancy service delivered by our network of competent health & safety professionals.
We are proud of our reputation for quality and service and our ability to deliver reliable, independent support at all levels.
Anyone working in the construction industry knows of the risks involved, particularly when it comes to working at a height. Of course, the chances of these risks from occurring can be reduced significantly with the relevant processes in place. It’s the responsibility of the business owners and managers to make sure these processes are in…
If you’re making business plans for the year ahead, it’s well worth taking some time to consider workforce training. This is an area that many business owners either pay very little attention to, or do the bare minimum required for their employees to get the job done. However, a willingness to invest time, effort and…
Sometimes it can be confusing as to what is and what isn’t considered as working at height. As a business it’s important to make sure that you fully understand these so that you can ensure that the necessary precautions can be undertaken in order to ensure that your workers don’t suffer injuries. So what exactly…
Choosing to work in the construction industry presents many choices that you will have to make. Firstly, you will have to decide which area of construction is most likely to be the best fit for you. From brickmasons to carpenters, pipelayers to electricians, there’s a wealth of opportunity available in this particular field, and each…
Congratulations to all following our successful CISRS Audit at our scaffolding training facility in Immingham recently. The centre close to Immingham provides all levels of CISRS training including a range of system scaffolding as well as all levels of tube and fitting and inspection courses. For more details on training taking place at CATCH please…
All ladders used for access must be long enough to extend sufficiently above working platform, unless other methods have been taken to ensure adequate hand hold. The recommendation is that a ladder should extend at least 1.0m above lift. All ladders should be set where reasonably practicable, at between 65% to 75% or 1 in…
A contractor and scaffolding firm must together pay out almost £65,000 after their safety failings led to a worker plunging five metres from a roof. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how in December 2015 a subcontractor working for ****** Ltd, was installing solar panels to the roof of Firth Steels in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. The subcontractor…
A Company pleaded guilty and has been fined after a worker fell from scaffolding. On 4 October 2016, a contractor fell from the third lift of a scaffold whilst undertaking work on the front of low rise block of flats located in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Injuries to the contractor were so severe…
Police and the HSE have launched a joint investigation after a 78-year-old builder died after falling from scaffolding at a retail park in South Gloucestershire whilst fitting large glass window. The victim from Birmingham was working on the refurbishment of a retail unit at Centaurus Business Park. He fell around 15ft from scaffolding on Monday…
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