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Accidents Caused By Lifting

October 16, 2014

Accidents caused by lifting, carrying or handling proved to be the single biggest contributor to lost working days in 2012/13, according to the HSE. The figures from the Health and Safety Executive show that the more than £1.5 million days taken off sick from work were as a result of a handling injury and that […]

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Scaffold Tower Hire Just Got Easier

July 15, 2014

Recently we launched our online hire shop which showcases all our equipment available for hire. Now you can order Aluminium Scaffold Towers, Site Boxes, Razor Decks, Podium Steps, and all other product ranges online via the Lakeside-Hire website, as well as on the phone with our hire desk team. Our regular customers will notice that […]

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Hire PAS 250 Podium Steps. Why Have PASMA Introduced This Standard?

April 23, 2014

A new safety standard has just been launched for podium steps, the low-level work platforms used in the building industry. Equipment currently in use is in no way considered inherently dangerous. But the increase in the use of podiums in recent years, and some concerns about stability, have led PASMA, the leading mobile access tower […]

Cost For Alloy Scaffold Tower For British Gas Boiler Installation

March 18, 2014

Scaffold-hire firms are enjoying an increase in business as a spin-off from a government initiative aimed at helping low-income households to become more energy efficient. The Government is setting aside £125 million for the Green Deal scheme. Free eco boiler installations are available under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Affordable Warmth, a government initiative […]

Prohibition Notices Served on 15 Scottish Construction Sites

July 17, 2013

More than 200 construction sites were inspected across Scotland, the North-East and Yorkshire in September and while the majority were found to be managing health and safety appropriately, work was stopped immediately on a number of sites, the HSE has reported. As a result of the inspections in Scotland, 15 Prohibition Notices were served because […]

Bizarre Scaffolding Overcoat for Austrian Bus

A bus ended up with a scaffolding overcoat after dozy builders made it too low to support crumbling architecture at the front of a hotel in the city of Innsbruck, the Austrian Independent has reported. The scaffolding had been put up because areas of the Hotel Ibis appeared to be unsafe. Large chunks of the […]

New Initiative Makes City Scaffolding Part of a Pop-up Park

Anyone who feels that their construction work is going on just a little bit too long should take note of a new initiative which may hit the streets of New York in the near future. Bosses of the new enterprise, which is aimed specifically at improving the lives of the city’s pedestrians, have come up […]

Solar Panel Installation Firm Ordered To Pay 13000 After Worker Falls From A Roof

Firm Ordered To Pay £13000 After Worker Falls From A Roof A Dorset firm specialising in solar panel installation has been fined £13,000 after an employee plunged from a roof in Hampshire. The man, who worked for Gendex Limited, fell through a rooflight at the New Milton and District Community Centre, in New Milton. He […]

WORK PLATFORM HIRE

A work platform can mean different things to different people and with so many variations available whatever the job; work platform hire has never been easier. From a power tower, to a low level platform, scaffold tower toYoungmans board, experts at Lakeside-Hire can help you decide on which work platform can provide the ideal solution for your task. Some […]

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Over a million pound’s worth of tools are stolen or lost each day!

July 16, 2013

Would you believe that over a million pound’s worth of tools are stolen or lost each day. How can you avoid being a part of that statistic? Over winter, specifically during the Christmas shutdown, there are far too many chances for the less scrupulous. Now it’s winter not only are the days shorter, but everyone […]

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