Free video toolbox talks to improve scaffold safety

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Free posters and online video toolbox talks are now available for contractors and clients to help them ensure scaffolders have the right skills to do the job.

Leaders of the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISR) have published the guides to explain what the eight different skills card in the industry mean.

David Mosley, CISRS Training Scheme Manager said: “The main reason why some scaffolds are seen erected unsafely is due to lack of training.

“Hopefully clients and contractors will use these two new tools to help them understand the CISRS scheme and enable them to prevent non-skilled scaffolders erecting dangerous scaffolds”

The poster is available free and can be requested directly by contacting CISRS at telephone number 0844 815 7223 or via email at enquiries@cisrs.org.uk

A 15 minute video toolbox talk is also available at www.cisrs.org.uk.

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