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  1. Thread: Apollo

    by Jules
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    Ullswater

    Last I heard Apollo had gone bust and started again under another name. It would seem the same thing has happened again, and it shouldn't be allowed to happen. The annoying thing is the name 'Apollo...
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    Interesting reading the comments about training....

    Interesting reading the comments about training. I am a qualified scaffolder who went 'Over to the Dark Side' and now work in H & S. Our industry is in a bit of a mess at the moment with...
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    New Design Company now Available

    There is a new scaffold design company in the West Midlands. Details are: -

    Access Design and Safety Ltd
    The Design Studio
    First Floor
    1 Parsons Street
    Dudley
    West Midlands
    DY1 1JJ
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    Hi Mate In answer to your question, was the...

    Hi Mate

    In answer to your question, was the course too easy? yes I think it was. No disrespect to the professional construction managers on the course, but their knowledge of scaffolding was...
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    Got it in one my friend, it was QFS and what an...

    Got it in one my friend, it was QFS and what an excellent job it was. I wrote to the general manager congratulating them carrying out work to such a high standard. It is a sad fact that our industry...
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    I was carryimg out a scaffold inspection on a...

    I was carryimg out a scaffold inspection on a Kier job in Lewes prison recently, the scaffolding contractor had done a fanastic job, following the design drawing to the letter, everything millimetre...
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    Thanks - If I can be of Help.......

    Thanks Ragscaff - contact me through the forum if I can be of help with anything.
    Jules
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    Safety People with ego's the size of the north sea!!!

    Nice reply to Ians hard work there stumpy...but don't tar all of us old safety people, whilst I agree with the 'egos' bit of some of my health and safety collegues out there, we're not all like that....
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    Good thinking - get your name around to all the...

    Good thinking - get your name around to all the engineers and see what response you get. CFA is great at advising who in the testing world can be trusted and offers lots of info when asked.
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    Hi I agree with your comments. All scaffolds...

    Hi

    I agree with your comments. All scaffolds should be inspected by a suitabley qualified person. The best course is the Basic and Advanced inspection and this leads to a CISRS qualification.

    A...
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    Specialist works etc etc

    I'm doing health and safety for scaffolding companies....H & S/environmental policy writing/risk and method work/harness inspection/SG4 training/pull testing and estimating and QS work. I have just...
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    Just read your thread regarding the Advanced...

    Just read your thread regarding the Advanced Inspectors course. Just completed the first CISRS course....9 on the course, 3 scaffs and 6 construction managers who knew........NOTHING! frightening...
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    Hi Shed, agreed, good selling point. Pull testing...

    Hi Shed, agreed, good selling point. Pull testing isn't pushed enough and our comrades in arms are leaving themselves open to HSE involvment more times then not. Hopefully this will change. Also nice...
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    Designers

    Hi Chris / Danny

    I know of 3 companies that are based in the Midlands and use them on a regular basis as I get asked to do temporary works co-ordination on jobs. If they are busy, would you be...
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    TG4 - Not Mandatory?

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    Reading this about pull testing thread with some interest. With regards to the TG4 it isn't mandatory or law (i.e. hasn't been passed by parliament), however, in the absence of any legal...
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    Freelance Services - H & S / Estimating / Q S

    If any body is looking for a freelance Estimator / Health and Safety Advisor or QS, then please contact me.

    I have 32 years industry experience. I have held my advance card since the early 1980's....
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    Vari Step Answers

    Hi Paddy

    I have done a lot of work with all of the scaffolders steps on the amrket as I work for a supply company.

    The ASP/Combi safe style is possibley easier to use but does rely on you...
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