Construction ranks second highest in terms of suicide rates, but there are steps that can be taken to improve the situation
Australia's EQSS (Equipment Safety Systems) has delivered its 10,000th OverWatch, secondary guarding system for scissor lifts.
Haulotte has launched an all-new ‘active anchorage’ device to detect that a harness lanyard has been attached to the platform's anchor point
UK rental company Nationwide Platforms has begun installing its new ‘Harness On’ safety device with control lock out
Multitel Pagliero has created 35 video tutorials on the correct use of its truck mounted platforms
New safety guidance to help reduce the risks of crush incidents when using aerial work platforms has been published
UK contractor Multiplex has issued a safety bulletin concerning an incident with a levelling jack on a big scissor in Glasgow on Saturday
UK based Temporary Works Forum has published new best practice guidance for the assessment and management of outrigger loadings
UK based Institution of Mechanical Engineers will host the Crane Safety Conference in London, tomorrow
The 12th Working at Height best practice convention was held yesterday at its new venue of the ICC Wales, The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport.
The UK construction industry’s Lifting Lead AP Group is holding an information event/meeting later this month in Buckinghamshire
The UK’s Health & Safety Executive has issued an Alert regarding a serious technical fault it has found on some mastclimbers
Australian company EQSS has introduced its OverWatch anti-entrapment/secondary guarding device to Europe
We are reaching the time of year when Christmas lights go up, and methods leaves much to be desired
We have been reminded of a series of videos documenting the work of legendary UK steeplejack Fred Dibnah
We have received a terrifying video of a crane lifting a scaffold tower with a man on the platform
Spider lift manufacturer CMC has updated its bulletin for S25/83HD+ /S28/92HD+ models asking owners to remove them from service if the previously announced retrofit has not been carried out yet.
ICSA has released a new document - ‘Mobile Crane Ground Preparation for Wind Farm Construction’
The UK’s HSE has issued its workplace fatality figures with the number of deaths up 25 percent from 2019/20
The UK’s HSE is launching a consultation on changes to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations
The latest digital issue of Cranes & Access is now online and available to read or download
IPAF is to publish its latest Global Safety Report and accident statistics in an online seminar presentation next week
UK’s Network Rail has issued a safety alert following the collision of a road rail boom lift and a crane
The ICSA recently met virtually to work on another three guidance documents for crane safety