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    Three Directors Jailed

    Three Directors Jailed over Workers Roof Fall Death. Three company directors have been jailed for Health & Safety Offences after a 63 year old worker fell to his death. Two directors from a Essex-based Property Company and one from a Architectural Metalwork Firm have been handed jail terms of between 8 and 12 months over […]

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    Nigerian CSCS Fraudster Sentenced

    A man who used a false name to work on UK construction sites has been sentenced to six months’ jail, following a Home Office and Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) investigation. Twenty-three year old Nigerian national, was sentenced on Thursday 26 January 2017 at Sheffield Crown Court. He was arrested in November 2016 and charged […]

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    CSCS Fraudster Jailed

    A Luton man has been jailed for 18 months and recommended for deportation for illegally working in the UK and falsely obtaining construction skills certification cards, following a Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) investigation. The 34-year-old Indian national, paid someone to sit the health and safety tests required to obtain the Construction Skills Certification Scheme […]

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    Communications Installers Moved To ECS Cards

    The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is notifying the industry that the following occupations will be transferred to the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS): Communications Installer Communications Team Leader These two occupations will now fall under the Datacomms suite of ECS cards, with a relevant Datacomms card being issued according to the individual’s qualification level. During […]

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    No CSCS cards for NVQ Assessors

    Did you know NVQ Assessors and Verifiers do not require CSCS cards? On these occasions the CLC accepts the person visiting site would not be expected to carry a CSCS, but there should be clear industry guidance for non-construction personnel. Amongst the occupations not required to carry a CSCS card are NVQ Assessors and Verifiers. […]

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    TBNNBS

    Triple Bar Nuclear New Build Sites With the confirmation that EDF Energy has reached an agreement with China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) for a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point, Somerset. It will soon be time for the work to start. If you fancy a career change and want to look at applying for […]