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HighTimes is the newsletter of Facelift Access Hire, giving the latest news and offers from Facelift, and also wider health and safety news for those working at height.

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Latest issue: April 2018

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  CPA survey shows that plant operation is a top 5 occupation in construction but recruitment remains a key challenge for plant hire companies

The CPA has completed a major research project to examine the supply and demand of plant operatives across the construction industry...

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  Cherry picker comes to rescue of koala stuck up power pole for two days

When koala was stuck up a power pole for two days without food, shade or water during a heatwave in Queensland, Australia, it was a cherry picker that came to its rescue...

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  CITB launches new look grant scheme

The CITB has just launched its new Construction Training Directory, Construction Training Register and Grants Scheme. As part of the new Register, employers will be able...

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  The IAPAs award winners announced

The winners of the 2018 International Awards for Powered Access have been announced. The most prestigious awards in the powered access industry, the awards celebrate best practice and excellence in the industry...

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Access photo of the year winner
 
  IPAF Training offer - SAVE £90

Facelift customers can get more bang for their buck with our bonus offer for those undertaking training with us. Until end of April 2018 you can enjoy free IPAF harness training (worth £90) when you book IPAF courses 1B, 3A & 3B...

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  Get ready for changes to statutory payments

From the 1 April 2018, there will be a rise in the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay and adoption pay, which will all rise from £140.98pw to £145.18pw...

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  Facelift Flashback: Facelift gives Earl Grey a new look in Newcastle

This time 5 years ago, the Facelift team sprang into action to help one of Newcastle's best-loved monuments try out a whole new look. We worked with Citizens' Advice Bureau to dress the city's Earl Grey monument in...

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  The Bottom Line

Egg Producer and Joinery Contractor fined after worker falls from roof

Company and director fined after exposing workers to fall from height risks

Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder
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  Don't risk it! - too many people taking too many risks - Be properly trained

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