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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...

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January 9, 2020

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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.

Crane Signage incident
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