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Guidance updated for crane users and associated CPA TIN

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have released updated information regarding notification for the use of cranes. Read More

Guidance for crane users updated

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a revised version of its guidance CAP1096. Read More

Woman dies after London crane collapses

A woman has died, and four people have been injured after a 20m tower crane collapsed onto a row of houses in Bow, London. Read More

Tower crane safety alert

Given the unprecedented situation presently faced with the outbreak of coronavirus, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has issued advice to tower crane users relating to how tower cranes should be left out of service for potentially lengthy periods of time. Read More

Safer crane lifting projects: HookCam

A new camera system will enhance the safety of crane lifting projects, says its maker HookCam Europe. Described by the Read More

Principal contractor ordered to pay more than £250,000 after banksman dies in strong winds

The HSE has urged companies to look at their control systems regarding lifting operations, following the prosecution of a London firm after a worker was killed by a large concrete beam during a dangerous lifting operation in winds in excess of 72km/h at a hospital construction site in Essex. Read More

HSE provides information on safe use of tower cranes

Following the collapse of three luffing jib cranes in high winds recently, the Health and Safety Executive has made information available to tower crane users on the safe use of cranes. Read More



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