All Standards Articles

Banking on Europe: Why the EIB is backing rental firms with cheap loans
The European Investment Bank announced in 2019 it would phase out lending to fossil fuel projects and has since funded several rental firms investing in zero-emission equipment
US contractor fined US$1m for ‘ongoing disregard for safety laws’
New Jersey firm cited for failure to provide fall protection
Interview: Speedy’s path to sustainability
Amelia Woodley updates IRN on Speedy’s sustainability progress
How to make new EU crane regulations work
Manufacturers and ESTA are discussing how to make new European machinery regulations work in practice re power line contact
How sustainable are alternative fuels in construction?
Are alternative fuels really better for the environment?
Scaffolding: Is it a plank? Or a platform?
Is a scaffold without a platform a scaffold? Is a scaffold without planks still a scaffold? Industry veteran David Glabe weighs in
ANSI A11 Update
The A11 Committee provides an update on a number of recent changes and four standards currently in development
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
Summit secures international standards
Rental company awarded ISO environmental and occupational health standards 
Why ignorance is not bliss when it comes to scaffolding
David Glabe asks: Since all workers involved with the design, erection and use of scaffolds must be trained, how is it that scaffolds are so poorly designed, erected and used?
How Zeppelin Rental is adapting to the platform economy
OEM embraces digital rental platform
JLG sets the standard with an all-female team
Eight leading women in access aim to inspire others at IPAF Summit and IAPAs
ANSI approves MCWP, transport platform standards
Standards for mast climbing work platforms and transport platforms receive final action from ANSI
Resources for May’s National Safety Stand-Down
New tools and resources available for the 10th National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction 
Government responds to fears Work at Height Regs will be scrapped
The Bill seeks to remove EU-derived laws that remain on the UK statute book following Brexit
Demolishing stereotypes: The women working for gender equality in demolition
Women in the industry talk to D&Ri about their experiences
Comment: Trackunit’s Soeren Brogaard responds to concerns about the EU Data Act
Soeren Brogaard on what the Act means for construction
How construction can avoid allegations of ‘greenwashing’
Bureau Veritas pubishes guide to assessing green claims
IPAF Rental+ launches in Middle East
International expansion of standards certification scheme for equipment rental companies begins
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