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Bulgarian construction firm fined for unsafe working at height practices in Derby

4 September 2016 Email this article

A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard how a passing member of the public noticed work at height being carried out from a pallet on the forks of a telehandler at the site in Markeaton Park, where a high ropes adventure c ... more

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Brentwood School fined following roof worker's fall

4 September 2016 Email this article

A school in Brentwood has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was injured as he fell from a roof. Chelmsford Crown Court heard how in January 2014 a maintenance team at the school was working to replace components on a bay window of a residential flat within the school grounds. A 63-year-old employee was working on the roof of the bay window when his foot got ... more

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Adios!

8 August 2016 Email this article

Facelift says adios to 21 Haulotte HA16 from their Hickstead depot. The self-propelled booms are on their way to Tarragona, Spain. ... more

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Free Harness Training - When you book an IPAF course

30 July 2016 Email this article

Claim your FREE IPAF Harness User & Inspection course when you book an IPAF course with us in August. Call now on 0800 072 55 72 to make your booking. www.facelift.co.uk Quote AUGSAFETY. ... more

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Five minutes with... Russell Walker Facelift Regional Manager

30 July 2016 Email this article

So, Russell, how long have you been with Facelift and what is your role?  “I have been with facelift for two years, I started as a depot manager but I have recently been promoted to a regional manager looking after Purfleet,Hickstead and Ashford, which I am sure will bring its challenges but I am looking forward to this new and exciting time. How did you get into the plant hire busine ... more

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Thank you and fond farewell to Raymond Estall

30 July 2016 Email this article

Facelift is saying thank you and farewell to Southampton Sales Manager Raymond Estall who retired this month after 12 years of loyal service. Raymond has been instrumental in developing the Southampton depot and was a much-valued member of the team who will be very much missed by staff and customers alike. Happy retirement Raymond!  ... more

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Facelift at Brighton's Big Screen

30 July 2016 Email this article

Brighton Big Screen, an initiative showing movies, sport and family entertainment on Brighton beach came to us in order to explore options to make 2016’s event even better than the year before. We developed a solution featuring a 360 degree panoramic camera. This was then used to film the event, footage of which was used by ITV and the BBC.  Brighton’s Big Screen event held over ... more

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Do you have what it takes to become a Facelift IPAF instructor?

30 July 2016 Email this article

The good news is that increased awareness of the importance of health and safety is leading to increased demand for IPAF instructors. And the even better news is that Facelift is currently on a recruitment drive to expand our team of IPAF instructors. In order to be eligible to train as an IPAF instructor, you will need: At least 36 months of MEWP operating experience An IPAF Operator PAL card ... more

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Cheap pound draws buyers

30 July 2016 Email this article

Following the market fluctuations that have come about as a result of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, international bidders flocked to an auction of construction machinery in the UK last month in search of bargains. Equipment for sale... Want to sell some equipment? - Contact us. More than half of the bidders at the Ritchie Bros auction at Donington Park on 12th July were from overseas ... more

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Reforms announced for technical education

30 July 2016 Email this article

A number of reforms of technical education in the UK have been announced. The reforms are based on the recommendations of an independent panel on technical education chaired by Lord Sainsbury and to be adopted by the Department for Education and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Under the changes, students can choose between an academic or technical pathway once they have compl ... more

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