NEWS & EVENTS
August 18, 2019
We are pleased to announce the appointments of Henrietta Frater of The Crown Estate and Cliff Jones of the Commercial Directorate, Department of Health and Social Care as joint chairs of the group.
This announcement coincides with the CCLG's anniversary, celebrating 25...
August 9, 2019
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme has launched a new website
www.cscs.uk.com, making it easier for visitors to find the information they need.
Alan O’Neile, Head of Communications at CSCS said: “With over 50,000 page views a day the website is our number one...
Transforming Construction for a Low Carbon Future
November 15, 2019
Public Health England launches mental health campaign
November 4, 2019
CSCS announces plans to stop issuing Site Visitor Cards and withdraw Industry Accreditation
January 9, 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week - 18-24 May 2020
May 5, 2020
COVID-19 Construction Industry Briefing 29 April
April 29, 2020
Covid-19 Construction Industry Briefing 28 April
April 28, 2020
International Workers' Memorial Day 2020 - 28 April
Emergency Plan to Save UK Construction
April 1, 2020
Latest BPF Construction Legal Update
March 20, 2020
Cross-party group warns Government must act to prevent ‘next asbestos’ taking more lives in UK
March 6, 2020
New measures to improve building safety standards
January 23, 2020
Construction Licensing Task Force - latest news
December 20, 2019
In a recent incident, an acrylic panel detached from a lightbox on the rear jib of a tower crane, striking a local resident.
To avoid similar incidents, ensure an inspection is completed on all light boxes and other accessories attached to tower cranes.
Crane manufacturers approval must be sought when accessories (such as signs, lightboxes and lights) are attached to tower cranes and mechanical fixings must be used to secure panels.
From a design perspective, attachments must be designed to take both wind loads and dynamic forces and approved by temporary works.
An inspection and maintenance regime must be put in place and followed.
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