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Monthly Archives: September 2013

New First Aid Rules

Changes to the rules about the HSE approving First Aid training come into force tomorrow. The HSE have issued guidance … Read more

Posted in First Aid, Health, HSE, legislation, Safety

Friday Fun – Building Bridges

Thanks to Cemex for this one. If only it was that simple. Everyone knows you should have wheel chocks to … Read more

Posted in bridge, Concrete, fun

Latest Project – Inspection Clip-ped

It sometimes happens that we have our confined spaces and rope access skills tested on the same project.  The principal … Read more

Posted in asset management, bridge, Bridge Inspection, Confined Space, inspection, work at height

Friday Fun

Just to prove we don’t have all the fun, this photo recently appeared on Facebook. Epic!

Posted in fun

Latest Project – Building in tricky positions

Building a 300 x 300 x 1500 concrete column sounds like a straightforward job for any builder. So why call … Read more

Posted in Concrete, Contracting, Rope Access, Unusual problem

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Posted in Blog

Assessing Risks – "..they can never be eliminated."

It was refreshing to read Judith Hackitt’s (Chair of HSE) Blog ,when talking about the offshore industry’s response to the … Read more

Posted in HSE, Risk Assessment, Safety, Training

Making Good Decisions

I spent yesterday sea kayaking off the coast of Anglesey.  I was acting as a mock student for a group … Read more

Posted in Safety