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  • IPAF has issued its half year accident database report for 2013, which shows a sharp increase in fatalities involving mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
    IPAF has said it believes the increase reflects the fact that its accident reporting project is capturing more data and not necessarily that there are more accidents IPAF chief executive Tim Whiteman said Findings from IPAF s rental market reports lead us to estimate that there are more than one million MEWPs in the world Every fatality is one too many but these figures show that powered access equipment remains a safe way to carry out temporary work at height Turner Access believes that although the numbers of fatalities involving MEWPS are less than those associated with other work at height methods these statistics clearly show that the unsafe use of MEWPs still present the risk of fall from height For any working at height activity proper planning selection of equipment and appropriate training is imperative Turner Access can provide training with MEWPs on our IPAF training course available at our Head Office in Glasgow or at client premises IPAF Training involves the safe use of various MEWPs including scissor lifts and cherry pickers and covers topics such as safety stability inspection and maintenance On successful completion of an IPAF training course with Turner Access delegates receive a Certificate of

    Original URL path: http://www.turner-access.co.uk/news/news-items/2013-archive/turner-access-reacts-to-sharp-rise-in-mobile-working-platform-fatalities.aspx (2016-02-12)
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  • Turner Access will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Oil and Gas Exhibition
    work at height solutions including Turner OCTO System Scaffolding The scaffolding system for the future Never before has working safely at height been more important following the recently published HSE news that falls from height are on course to be the UK workplace biggest killer again this year At Turner Access we believe this will not improve unless we in all aspects of industry fully commit to the principals of best practice for working at height and ensure that we specify the best products and provide the highest levels of training that goes beyond current industry practice This is evident in the design and operational use of our Turner OCTO steel system scaffolding which enables scaffolding structures to be erected and dismantled using advanced guardrail methodology ensuring the safety of Scaffolders and operatives at all times The unique Turner Access and Turner Group Stand at SPE Offshore 2013 Turner Access is part of the Turner Group A privately owned and controlled group of autonomous companies engaged in the supply of Engineering and Power Generation Services Support Services and Asset Sales Rental Services Six Turner Group companies will be attending the Exhibition together showcasing the comprehensive offshore service solutions capable of

    Original URL path: http://www.turner-access.co.uk/news/news-items/2013-archive/turner-access-exhibitting-at-the-spe-offshore-europe-exhibition-2013-this-week.aspx (2016-02-12)
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  • Turner Access Congratulates the New Chairman of PASMA, Chris Blantern
    He is the first Chairman of the increasingly global association to come from the Hire Assembly membership category and takes over from Roger Verallo who steps down after a period of four years in office Turner Access Managing Director and PASMA National Council Member Ian Wilson said Turner Access would like to offer our sincere congratulations to Chris as he takes over as Chairman of PASMA and wish him every success in this role over the next two years We look forward to working with him in this new role and know that the wealth of experience he brings to the position will see PASMA go from strength to strength Mr Blantern said My aim is to promote safety and best practice across the industry and I want scaffold tower users to know that when they specify a PASMA member organisation they can do so confident in the knowledge that they are dealing with a competent professional company that satisfies industry recognised standards PASMA is the lead trade association for the mobile scaffold tower industry representing the interests of manufacturers suppliers specifiers and users It provides and oversees the industry standard training scheme and is a major publisher of safety

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  • Ian Wilson, MD, Appointed Chairman at NASC for Scotland and Northern Ireland
    on any work being undertaken by the committees Any comments or concerns from the members are then fed back to both the committee and the National Council Representing the different members in the region of Scotland and Northern Ireland also means helping to review proposed changes to legislation or proposed changes to the NASC guidance The Chair of the Region needs to advise members on how any changes will affect them Again any points raised in the region by members are debated at the National Council giving members views the opportunity for consideration at a national level Another important aspect of the Chairman for the NASC for Scotland and Northern Ireland s role is promoting the high standards that NASC members have to achieve and then maintain in order to keep their membership valid Comparing this with non NASC members or unregulated scaffolding organisations can then give potential customers and the various industry sectors an informed choice regarding the expectations they should have from their Access provider Ian Wilson has also taken over from Turner Access Factory Manager Alastair Lang to become a member of the National Council of PASMA This position is similar to the role Ian provides for

    Original URL path: http://www.turner-access.co.uk/news/news-items/2013-archive/ian-wilson-md-appointed-chairman-at-nasc-for-scotland-and-northern-ireland-.aspx (2016-02-12)
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  • Turner Access Managing Director, Gary Gallagher,Retirement Announcement
    standing as the Chairman of the Technical Committee Regional Chairman and as a National Council Member of the NASC National Access and Scaffolding Confederation He also supported other colleagues as members of the National Council of PASMA The Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association and was a founding member of SA FE System Access Fall Elimination He was also invited to address safety issues Internationally through Turner Access membership of the scaffolding associations of both the USA SIA and Canada SIAC From left to right Ian Wilson Brian Houston and Gary Gallagher As one of his many highlights Gary was also responsible for organising a successful Guinness World Record attempt when two Turner Access Scaffolders erected a 100m Scaffold in less than 26 minutes He was also heavily involved in some of the largest scaffolding projects of their kind at the time This included one of the highest free standing scaffolds in the world at Niagara Falls in 2001 and what was reported to be the world s longest suspended access platform at the Tinsley Viaduct in 2002 Gary also led Turner Access through a series of successful developments of innovative products for safe working at height bringing industry recognition and winning a number of awards culminating in the SHP IOSH award for the Best Health and Safety Achievement in Construction in 2010 Having decided on a date for his retirement Gary was asked by the Turner Group Board to identify a suitable replacement Selecting the very best performer from scaffolding industry global leader Layher Gary has now handed over the management of Turner Access to the new Managing Director Ian Wilson To ensure a smooth transition of the management of the company and with the backing of the Turner Group Ian Wilson joined Turner Access in June 2012 for

    Original URL path: http://www.turner-access.co.uk/news/news-items/2013-archive/retirement-announcement-managing-director-gary-gallagher.aspx (2016-02-12)
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  • Planning Work at Height: A Guide from Scaffolding Specialists Turner Access
    risk assessment Employers and self employed contractors must Assess the risks Decide on the precautions required Record the significant findings Review the assessment as necessary The HSE advises that you should not overcomplicate the process For many firms your work at height risks will be well known and the necessary control measures easy to apply Follow the HSE Five Steps to Risk Assessment for further information Precautions Required The law on work at height requires that you take account of your risk assessment in organising and planning work and identifying the precautions required Your objective is to make sure work at height is properly planned supervised and carried out in a safe manner The Work at Height Regulations 2005 state that in the first instance work at height should be avoided where it is reasonably practicable to do so e g by assembly of scaffolding or scaffold towers at ground level Otherwise the risk of fall must be prevented using collective protection e g by using advanced guardrails The approach you adopt for work at height should follow the Work at Height Hierarchy of Control Measures An illustrated guide of which can be found here Method Statements The method statement

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  • New Access Industry Forum Video Toolbox Talks for Working Safely at Height
    height equipment The new videos were created to address topical issues in key areas outlining subjects in need of improvement and responding to calls for information from within the industry They focus on the following subjects IPAF Planning an emergency rescue using MEWPS IPAF Preventing entrapment using a MEWP The Ladder Association How to inspect your ladder Toolbox Talks are can be viewed for free online here Neil Tomlinson Director

    Original URL path: http://www.turner-access.co.uk/news/news-items/2013-archive/new-aif-video-toolbox-talks-for-work-at-height-best-practice.aspx (2016-02-12)
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  • Positive HSE Feedback on Working at Height with Solar Panels
    Key risks such as Work at Height and Electricity were embedded into the event and selected exhibitors were invited to display equipment that was relevant to the industry especially where there was a safety element built in Turner Access were asked to share their work at height expertise by demonstrating the safety and productivity benefits of the BetaGuard aluminium scaffold tower with the in built safety design that eliminates the

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