Scaffolding & Systems

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    Safway Services introduces new plank

    2012-08-10T16:14:00Z

    Safway Services, LLC has introduced a new System Steel Sand Blast Plank developed to reduce debris accumulation on walking surfaces.

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    Avontus debuts scaffold drawing software tool

    2012-07-23T19:11:00Z

    Avontus Software Corp., a rental billing, estimating, drawing and software designer for the scaffold and construction industries, has developed a new scaffold drawing tool that creates precise drawings and materials lists.

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    Two men injured in scaffolding collapse

    2012-06-29T20:44:00Z

    The Miami Herald is reporting that two employees of a Coral Gables, FL glass company have been hospitalized after the scaffolding they were using collapsed.

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    Peri supports UEFA Championship stadiums

    2012-06-18T22:17:00Z

    German scaffolding company Peri has seven of its latest projects firmly in the limelight at present, having worked on the construction or expansion of seven of the eight football stadiums currently being used for the 14th UEFA European Football Championships in Poland and the Ukraine.

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    OSHA issues 'call to action' to prevent workplace falls

    2012-05-22T00:00:00Z

    After four recent construction accidents that took place in New Jersey, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a statement calling on construction companies to ensure that workers at height (above 6 feet) have the proper fall protection equipment to protect themselves from falls on the job.

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    Worker dies after fall from scaffold

    2012-05-21T23:31:00Z

    A 28-year-old man died May 27 after he fell three stories from scaffolding he was working on.

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    Registration open for SAIA annual convention

    2012-04-16T22:57:00Z

    The Scaffold and Access Industry Association (SAIA) will celebrate its 40th anniversary at its annual convention and exposition to be held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort Spa from July 15-18 in Huntington Beach, CA.

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    Altrad buys Generation Hire in the UK

    2012-04-01T22:58:00Z

    French scaffolding group Altrad has acquired Generation Hire Sales, a nationwide seller and renter of access equipment. The price has not been disclosed.

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    Man dies after falling 60 feet from scaffolding

    2012-03-26T20:44:00Z

    A 29-year-old man fell six stories to his death March 23 while erecting scaffolding at a Bay County, FL incinerator.

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    OSHA fines company $167k after fatality

    2012-03-21T21:56:00Z

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined a New Hampshire construction company $167,000, attributing the proposed fines to safety violation standards which resulted in a worker falling to his death from scaffolding.