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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Friday Fun – Elf and Safety Madness

On Monday we published details of one of the cases that had come before the HSEs Myth Busting Panel.  So … Read more

Posted in fun, HSE

Project Update – Underneath the (Railway) Arches

Although the public and media are most aware of the prestige, high profile structures it is the simple less obvious … Read more

Posted in Bridge Inspection, Confined Space

Health and Safety Update – PAT Tests?

Must you have a PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) certificate for electrical equipment on site?  Well this was a question that … Read more

Posted in HSE, Safety

Friday Fun – Amazing Bridges

Take a look a these amazing bridges.  It almost makes you want to take a bridge spotting holiday. We hope … Read more

Posted in bridge, fun, video

Latest Project – Dam works lead to dinner!

We were recently commissioned to undertake an inspection of selected elements of Yorkshire Water’s Thrusscross Reservoir Spillway Bridge near Harrogate … Read more

Posted in abseil, access, Bridge Inspection, Concrete, Consulting, inspection, Rope Access, work at height

Legislation Update – New HSE Law Poster

From the 5th April 2014 you will be required to display the new (2009) style Health and Safety Poster.  If … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety

Friday Fun – Concrete tents

This has been around for a while, but it is an exciting and interesting idea, just not great for weekend … Read more

Posted in Concrete, fun, Innovation

Inspection before the floods

A recent project highlights the benefits of regular inspection of structures. This inspection of the bridge over the River Wye … Read more

Posted in bridge, Bridge Inspection, Flood, Flooding, historic structure, over water, Rope Access