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  • An Introduction to LISS/CSCS SmartCards

    Advice, Guidance, Training - 26 Sep 2018

    To help promote its Land-based Industry Skills Scheme (LISS), which is jointly managed alongside the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS), BALI has produced a LISS/CSCS introductory leaflet which is also now available electronically for members.

  • Are you protecting yourself from the sun? Who is responsible, the employer or the employee?

    25 Jun 2018

    An enquiry from a BALI member last year prompted BALI’s Technical Officer for Policy & Research, Owen Baker, to investigate the use of sunscreen in the workplace, and identify where responsibility lies to ensure employees are adequately protected from the sun and UV rays. Given the warm weather we are currently enjoying, I thought it was a message worth repeating.

  • Japanese Knotweed - Fall from Grace

    25 Jun 2018

    In the UK alone, it has been estimated that Japanese knotweed control costs the UK economy c.£170 million per annum. With the benefit of hindsight, it can be all too easy to be critical of historical events. However, this story continues to develop into the present, as successive cycles of legislation and poorly-evidenced knotweed control practice have continued to drive the further spread of knotweed into the national consciousness and print media of the UK.

  • High Hedges

    23 Apr 2018

  • Engines

    23 Apr 2018