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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Latest Project News – Tunnels with Towers

We recently completed the inspection of the ventilation towers to the Tyne Tunnel.  Conventional rope access was preceeded by the … Read more

Posted in abseil, civil engineer, Innovation, inspection, investigation, Rope Access, Safety, testing, up and under group, work at height

Olympic Torch Photo Opportunity

It could be your last chance!  Andy has lent his Olympic Torch to Nantwich Museum for an special exhibition until … Read more

Posted in Blog

Safety Update – In Support of Inspection

The recent out of court settlement in the Doha Airport dispute highlights the need to inspect complex structures both during … Read more

Posted in asset management, civil engineer, inspection, investigation, Safety, testing

Friday Fun – HA to find new ways of raising revenue during bridge closures

If the bridge is closed it makes sense to make the most use of it as possible ;o) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7dHOb_LA_c&feature=share We … Read more

Posted in Blog

Masonry Repairs to Railway Viaduct

Up and Under (Specialist Contracts) recently completed a repair contract on a masonry viaduct next to the Helmshore Textile Museum … Read more

Posted in asset management, bridge, Bridge repair, civil engineer, Contracting, Rope Access, work at height

Safety Update – European Week for Safety

European Week for Safety and Health at Work, starts TODAY!, use this time to spotlight an issue, or start a … Read more

Posted in CPD, HSE, legislation, Safety, staff

Community Good Stuff

Andy stepped into the breach today after a last minute call from Cheshire East Parent Carer Support Service. “Could you please … Read more

Posted in Charity, fun, Good Stuff, up and under group

Helping Amey Keep Sheffield Running

 We recently completed two culvert condition surveys for Amey as part of their Sheffield PFI contract.  Up and Under are … Read more

Posted in asset management, bridge, Bridge repair, civil engineer, Confined Space, Contracting, highway, inspection, investigation, over water, Safety, work at height

Safety Update – Breaking H&S laws just got costlier

On the 1st October 2012 the HSE’s new cost recovery scheme, Fee for Intervention (FFI), came into force. Under The Health … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety, Training, work at height

Are inspections important?

We recently found this Yes that is the re-bar!

Posted in Blog