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Latest issue: February 2018

High Times Newsletter from Facelift
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Last chance to enter our Access photo of the year competition 2018 - €1000 Prize to be won

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Photo competition  
  Scaffolder could face jail after being photographed 60ft up wearing a harness that wasn't attached to anything

Terrance Murray, was erecting scaffolding at the side of a six storey building when he was unknowingly snapped by a retired health and safety inspector...

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Dangerous scaffolder  
  New All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Working at Height

A new APPG for Working at Height has launched its first official inquiry into the number of serious injuries and fatalities resulting from falls from height and falling objects in the UK workplace...

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All Party Parliamentary Group
 
  Facelift - Gives you wings...

Artist Cosmo Sarson kicks off 2018 quite literally with a flying start, with his unveiling of ‘Angel of Brighton’. This new mural scales the side of a three story building in Regent Street...

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Angel of Brighton being painted
 
  Could you take on a displaced Carillion apprentice?

The CITB has begun the difficult task of finding new training places for the 1,400 apprentices displaced by the failure of construction giant Carillion. They are very keen to hear from...

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CITB
 
  Construction output continues to grow despite increasing recruitment difficulties

The Build UK State of Trade survey showed that construction output grew and contractors expect continued growth in workload both short term and during the next 12 months...

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Construction output growth
 
  Facelift Flashback: January 2012

Back in January 2012, as the country geared up for the Olympics, Facelift was called in to install a lighting system on London’s world famous Tower Bridge in time for the big event...

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Tower bridge  
  Skills card forgers jailed

A criminal gang that sold fake construction skills cards has been sent to jail. The forgers offered counterfeit British passports, residence permits, degree certificates and CSCS cards...

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Skills card forgers  
  The Bottom Line

Company fined after worker falls from height

Principal contractor and site manager sentenced following asbestos exposure at a construction site

Construction company fined after worker killed
HSE  
  Don't risk it! - too many people taking too many risks - Be properly trained

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