CPSA has won the 2012 Water Industry Achievements Awards (WIAA) for the best industry Health & Safety Initiative for its recent efforts to introduce the new innovative concrete pipe lifter to the UK market. The new lifter is designed to improve site safety and speed up installation: It removes the need for operatives to be placed on the back of vehicles, eliminating working at height during offloading of deliveries, and can cut pipe installation times by 50%. More information on the pipe lifter can be found here.Image from right to left: Ken Titterton, UK HSE Manager at CH2M sponsors; Francis McCann, Director F P McCann and Chairman CPSA; Stuart Crisp, Business Development Director CPSA; event host comedian Seann Walsh
The Winter 2011 issue of CPSA's newsletter 'Pipeline' is now out and available at CPSA's website here.The main feature of this issue is the new standard on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for construction products and possible impact on construction products carbon footprinting.
Manchester CPD - As part of the Construction CPD Road Seminar Tour 2012 CPSA will be holding a seminar entitled "Carbon Footprinting Demystified: Do we understand what a carbon footprint actually is?" at Ramada Manchester, Salford Quays, M5 3AW on Wednesday 14th March. The seminar explains the fundamentals of carbon accounting, the data required to produce a carbon footprint and why data reliability counts in carbon footprinting.The presentation will be made by Stuart Crisp, CPSA’s Business Development Director. To ensure a place for the seminars you wish to attend, book online at www.cpduk.co.uk