The mandatory wearing of face masks at work came into force this morning in Melbourne, Australia, with CICA publishing a helpful bulletin and WorkSafe clarifying exceptions
The UK’s HSE has issued provisional workplace fatality figures with the lowest number of fatalities on record
IPAF has published 'Covid-19 Safe Operating Guidance' to help with Covid-19 risk assesements and safety measures for using work platforms, mast climbers or hoists
Two men working from a suspended platform in Florida were given a scare last week after a storm hit as they worked.
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published a new standard for aerial work platform controls.
As Covid-19 continues to take hold we are encouraged to see it bringing the best out of some people.
Terex Utilities has launched the production version of its Positive Attachment Lanyard (PAL) warning device
If you doubted the need for a harness and lanyard when unloading a boom lift a video demonstrates the point
The latest safety film from the Napo consortium covers safe working at height and is worth a look
The UK’s CPA has issued an alert for long term out of service tower cranes on closed sites
The UK government has issued further guidance on the rules around workplaces and sites
Genie, JLG and others have petitioned the SAIA to end the appeals process for the new ANSI A92 standards and to publish by March 1
Following an analysis of its data over the past four years, crane company Wm O’Brien, found that Wednesday is the most prolific day for incidents
Australia’s Elevating Work Platform Association has released its new Good Practice Guide for aerial work platforms today
One of our readers has posed a question regarding out-of-service tower crane trolley parking
UK outrigger mat specialist Outriggerpads has launched a range of ramps to test oscillating axles
Finnish manufacturer Dinolift has issued out of service bulletins on some units of its 220RXT and 280RXT (72RXT/92RXT) self-propelled boom lifts
OSHA has issued its latest work related fatalities report with falls from height at their lowest since 2013
UK rental company Nationwide Platforms has installed public defibrillators at its 38 locations
Crosby has issued a safety alert for some of its 6.5 ton S2130 lifting shackles
The Access Industry Forum (AIF) held its second Work At Height Conference last week at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford, north west England
The North American crane operator certification organisation NCCCO is dropping the requirement for a physical medical test to gain NCCCO certified CORRECTED
UK based notified body PAC has merged with the UK operation of Amtri Veritas to form Netherlands based Kuiper Certificering
AMCS Technologies has installed its anti collision system on four Potain tower cranes working on the Chanel leather goods factory in northern France