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Latest issue: August 2017

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  Latest News

Feature - Nice bit of kit - The Simon UB40

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Simon UB40 at work
 
  Could powered access kit have helped at Grenfell?

The BBC's Newsnight has broadcast a feature in which the issue of whether powered access equipment could have helped the rescue efforts at Grenfell. Aboard a Facelift 61m Bronto sent to the site in the aftermath of...

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A cherry picker at Grenfell
 
  10 new Dingli AMWP 11.5-8100 added to the Facelift fleet

Facelift has bolstered its fleet with the arrival of 10 new Dingli AMWP 11.5-8100. Designed for indoor use, this self-propelled boom only weighs 2950kg with a safe working load of 200kg. It has...

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New Dingli AMWP booms  
  Facelift called in to support outdoor cinema bonanza Brighton Big Screen

Facelift has once again been asked to support the very popular Brighton Big Screen festival. An extravaganza of movies, sport and entertainment for all the family on Brighton beach, Brighton Big Screen will show...

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Brighton Big Screen  
  HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive has released its annual figures for work-related fatalities, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer...

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Chart of workplace related fatalities
 
  Are you paying too much for your CSCS card?

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme is urging employers and construction workers to be vigilant when dealing with third party companies that offer CSCS card application services. This comes after...

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CSCS cards
 
  NFRC Launches Safe2Torch Guidance

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors has launched its Safe2Torch campaign. The campaign will provide new guidance, developed in partnership with stakeholders across the industry...

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Gluing carpet with blowtorch  
  Facelift flashback: Facelift helps pass the Olympic flame with Bear Grylls

Back in the summer of 2012, Facelift played a vital role in directing the Olympic flame on its 28-day journey around the UK - helping the flame to pass across the River Tyne on a zip wire at full speed. The torch was...

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Bear Grylls  
  Four month wait for good builders, new research reveals

Home owners should book in their builder at least four months before their project begins or risk working with a cowboy, new research from the Federation of Master Builders has revealed. The research also...

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Builder carrying timber  
  The Bottom Line

Coach building company fined after an apprentice fell from height

Construction company fined after worker fell through fragile roof

Concrete manufacturer fined after a worker fell from height
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