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CPA’s Reducing Unintended Movement of Plant – draft document is now ready for a public consultation programme

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The Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group was formed to produce good practice guidance on plant safety-based subjects and is managed and chaired by the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) on behalf of the construction and allied sectors. The plant safety group have published several publications on various topics, produced through subject-specific …

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Suck it and See – CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) talks about the use of Suction and Vacuum Excavators.

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Suction and Vacuum excavators are increasingly being used for excavating around buried services, but safe use is essential, says CPA’s Peter Brown. Suction and Vacuum Excavators have become prolific items of plant in recent years and particularly suited to carry out excavations around buried services and other sensitive areas where …

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The Future is in the Stars!

On the 15th June 2016 at Vertikal Days cranes and access equipment exhibition (Haydock Park, Merseyside, UK) the CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association), in association with CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), hosted the 4th annual ‘Stars of the Future’ plant mechanic apprenticeship awards presentation, in an all-star ceremony full of young …

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