MEWP


BIM: Designing for safe and smart maintenance

Nick Bell and Mike Ford use a case study to offer ideas about how and why BIM is being used to support smart and safe maintenance. Read More

£113k fine after worker fell from dangerous MEWP

A luxury bedroom furniture company has been fined £113,000 after an employee fell more than 2m from a makeshift mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) that had already been deemed 'unacceptable' in a safety audit report from 2006. Read More

£3.8million in fines after factory worker’s death

A manufacturer of large concrete panels and a plant hire company have been sentenced following the death of a worker at a factory. Read More

Maximum jail term for plant hire manager following fatal incident

  The 57-year-old manager of an access plant hire firm has been sentenced to a maximum penalty of two years’ Read More

Worker suffers serious head injuries in platform fall

A waste equipment maintenance firm has been fined after an employee suffered serious head injuries when a mobile elevating work Read More

Working at height – a lesson from Bahrain

By David Towlson, RRC International A colleague in Bahrain related this story to me: “In the summer this year I Read More

Safe working at height system recognised by IAPAs

Good to Go Safety has announced being shortlisted for the 2015 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs), taking place on Read More

Height safety: tips for MEWP users

Working at height poses many risks. Brian Parker offers some advice on how to minimise the risk of an accident Read More

Working at height best practice spotlight

By David Thomas The International Powered Access Federation’s (IPAF) latest findings from its accident database [1], which revealed that mobile Read More

Glasgow firm fined £200,000 after worker’s fatal fall

A Glasgow based company has been fined £200,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of the Health and Safety at Read More



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