Facelift access and safety made easy

Call us now on 0844 22 54 360

Facelift 33rd Anniversary

Facelift news by email

Get our latest news stories by email, as soon as they're published.

f100 Winner July

3 August 2011 Email this article

Congratulations to our f100 prize winner for July, Matthew Hale who is a Senior Engineer with the Structural Maintenance Team for Mouchel. His shot was taken at Newbridge New located near the North Shores of Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland. Mouchel had undertaken the inspections of 12 reinforced concrete half-joint structures throughout Northern Ireland to determine t ... more

Read more

HSE promotes employee involvement in health and safety

1 August 2011 Email this article

The HSE places great importance on worker involvement and consultation. Your employees influence health and safety through their own actions. They are often the best people to understand the risks in their workplace. Talking, listening and co-operating can help to achieve benefits. Health and safety representatives can help you with workforce consultation arrangements. ... more

Read more

FEM - Cranes should not be used for lifting people

1 August 2011 Email this article

Mobile cranes shall never be used for entertainment purposes, e.g. lifting of persons for shows, bungee jumping, dinner-in-the-sky or lifting of other structures with people on the structure or underneath.     Mobile cranes are not intended to lift persons; they may be used to hoist and suspend personnel in man baskets only in unique work situations when it is the least ... more

Read more

F100 Winner - June

30 June 2011 Email this article

Congratulations to our F100 prize winner for June,  Joe Flavin, of Cappagh Consult Ltd. Joe's picture captures The Moog 120 Under Bridge Unit with Conwy Castle in the background. The photo was taken during the structural inspection of the historic A547 Conwy Bridge on behalf of Conwy County Borough Council. Well done Joe. If you've taken a picture of one of our ... more

Read more

Facelift IPAF Training - Indoor Training Croydon

27 June 2011 Email this article

 Our Facelift Training Centre at East Croydon is the perfect all weather facility for IPAF Training Courses, PASMA Courses and Ladder Training. Contact the Croydon Depot to book your training course, more images of the IPAF training centre here. ... more

Read more

Falls from vehicles Poster

27 June 2011 Email this article

 Every year around 2000 drivers and workers are seriously injured in falls from vehicles. Where are the risks? Many falls from vehicles occur during loading and unloading - you don’t have to fall far to land hard.   Download this poster Health and Safety poster Download HSE advice sheet  Preventing Slips Trips and Falls from Vehicles Our IPAF Loading and unlo ... more

Read more

Vertikal Days 2011 - Panorama

27 June 2011 Email this article

The sun was a out at the well attended Vertkial Days last week with reports of attendances up by 50% on the previous year. At 30 metres up on the Bronto 34, it was also a little breezy for Mark Mercer photographer of Panini Pics, seen here capturing Vertikal Days as a giant panorama, to view and zoom into the 1.1 gigapixel image that records the event please visit our new Panorama Gallery. Where are the risks? Many falls from vehicles occur during loading and unloading - you don’t have to fall far to land hard. Fall-from-vehicle incidents can cost your company a lot of money. In 2004/05, the human and economic cost of the fall from- vehicle incidents we know about was over £36.5 million. They often result in serious injuries ... more

Read more

Tragic incident highlights simple safety failings

24 June 2011 Email this article

Companies fined after maintenance worker falls to his death at a South Wales power station. Energy giant, RWE npower and contractor AMEC Group Ltd must pay a total of £510,000. The firms were sentenced over the incident that saw agency worker Christopher Booker from St Athan, fall around 12 metres through an unprotected opening in a platform at Aberthaw Power Station in the Vale of Glamorga ... more

Read more

Health and safety made simple - The basics for your business

24 June 2011 Email this article

If you think health and safety has to be complicated - it doesn’t. This site from the HSE will make it easier for you to comply with the law and manage health and safety in your business. For many businesses, all that’s required is a basic series of tasks. The site will take you through the steps and help you make sure you have done what you need to - and no more - Health and s ... more

Read more