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How To Reduce Risks When Working From Height

Posted On : 18/10/19

Posted By : The SMCL

Once again, the latest HSE statistics have shown that working from height remains the most popular cause of work-related injuries and fatal accidents. Working from height dominates the cause-of-fatal-accident chart, so much so that almost one third of...

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Employers Guide To The PASMA Certification

Posted On : 23/08/19

Posted By : The SMCL

The Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA) is one of the most highly recognised organisations for health and safety standards for the use of mobile access towers. They provide the very best training schemes in the industry,...

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Could your business benefit from the use of MEWPs?

Posted On : 15/03/19

Posted By : The SMCL

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) provide a fantastic solution for businesses when they need to access hard to reach areas high up. Whether you’re self employed or run your own construction business, for example, there are many benefits...

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Why Health & Safety Is Important In The Construction Industry

Posted On : 4/01/19

Posted By : The SMCL

It goes without saying that every job comes with at least some level of risk, however, some industries are more prone to dangers than others. The construction industry is certainly one of the more hazardous workplaces, but the...

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Why Do I Need Health & Safety Training?

Posted On : 28/09/18

Posted By : The SMCL

What is training? Training means helping people to learn how to do something, telling people what they should or should not do, or simply giving them information. Training isn’t just about formal ‘classroom’ courses. Why provide health and...

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What is IPAF and when is it needed?

Posted On : 31/08/18

Posted By : The SMCL

Working at a height certainly comes with its risks and there are a number of factors to consider when working in this particular role, to keep yourself safe as well as others around you. Having a thorough knowledge...

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A Guide to the CITB Grant Scheme

Posted On : 7/08/18

Posted By : The SMCL

Health and safety in the construction industry is of paramount importance. With an abundance of dangers and risks present on site, there’s no way of completely eradicating the chance of injuries from befalling a member of staff. However,...

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What is a PAL card?

Posted On : 4/07/18

Posted By : The SMCL

Workers in the construction, installation or maintenance industries are required to obtain specialist skills and certifications based on the area of expertise they wish to build their careers in. There’s a wealth of specialist training courses and qualifications...

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A Quick Guide to MEWP Safety

Posted On : 29/06/18

Posted By : The SMCL

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, otherwise known as MEWPs, come in many forms, including cherry pickers, scissor lifts and aerial platforms, to name a few, but the main purpose of each is the same - to make working at...

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