ConstructionLine to be Acquired by Capita
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced that Capita plc is the successful bidder to acquire the assets of Constructionline for 35m.Read More
LEIA Distance Learning Jan 2015 Registrations
Candidate Registration Form for January 2015 SemesterRead More
BS EN 81-20 & BS EN 81-50 published
BSI have now published BS EN 81-20 and BS EN 81-50.Read More
Apprenticeships Lift & Escalator Trailblazer Group
LEIA have been invited to join the Lift and Escalator Trailblazer Group to submit a bid to BIS to prepare new Apprenticeship Standards. The application was submitted before the deadline of July 31st.Read More
BSI launch BS EN 81-20 & BS EN 81-50
BSI are holding a launch event at 9am on Monday 14 July at their offices in Chiswick where discounted standards will be able to be ordered.Read More
BS 9102: 2014 Published
BS 9102: 2014 Code of Practice for Safe Working on Lifting Platforms published.Read More
Tough New Penalties for Non-Emergency Lift Rescues
London Fire Brigade has announced that councils and businesses will face tough new penalties if they persistently call 999 to deal with non-emergency lift call outs.
Under the new rules, the Brigade will charge 290 plus VAT from the owners of buildings and lifts for attending non-emergency lift call outs. The charge is applied from the third occasion firefighters are called to the same building in a twelve month period.
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LEIA New Distance Learning Course
The next semester of the LEIA New Distance Learning course starts on 1st September. For course details and how to enrol click on the heading aboveRead More
IOSH Managing Safely for LEIA restarts.
The IOSH Managing Safely for LEIA qualification will start afresh on 1st September. All the material is now contained in one workbook and the presentation is more stimulating and user-friendly, in line with IOSH requirements. Click on the title for further details.Read More
MPs Demand Laws to End Late Payment
Inquiry recommends legislation to introduce code of conduct in construction.
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