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UPDATED SCAFFOLDING DESIGN E-GUIDE RELEASED

NASC launches enhanced TG20:13 eGuide scaffold design tool

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Posted on 14th August 2017

NASC LAUNCH FREE TO DOWNLOAD GUIDANCE

Access and scaffolding guides now open to members and non-members

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Posted on 14th August 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 9th AUGUST 2017

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Posted on 11th August 2017

NEW GUIDANCE ON UNINTENDED PLANT MOVEMENT

Industry Plant Safety Group highlights hazards and key control measures

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Posted on 11th August 2017

SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE CAUSED BY LACK OF TIES

Falling structure narrowly misses passerby and lands on parked cars

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Posted on 11th August 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 2nd AUG 2017

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Posted on 2nd August 2017

TRAINING IN CIRCULAR SAW USE FOUND WANTING

Joinery firm failures end in serious hand injury and £230,000 fine

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Posted on 31st July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 26th JULY 2017

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Posted on 31st July 2017

WALL COLLAPSE CLAIMED LIFE OF WORKMAN

Failed to identify risks associated with free standing walls

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Posted on 31st July 2017

WORKMAN FELL DURING WELDING WORK AT HEIGHT

Ladder access to water tank top was insecure and slipped when used

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Posted on 31st July 2017

CCTV INSTALLER FELL BETWEEN FLOOR JOISTS

Principal Contractor and CCTV specialist failed to plan and manage risk

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Posted on 31st July 2017

FACTORY APPRENTICE FELL DURING GUTTER CLEANING

Young workman stepped back and fell 9m through fragile rooflight

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Posted on 31st July 2017

CROSS RAIL JV CONTRACTORS FINED OVER FATALITY

Firm prosecuted after concrete fall death and two other tunnel incidents

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Posted on 31st July 2017

CONTRACTORS FAILED TO REVIEW ASBESTOS SURVEY

Major companies fined £1,000,000 plus over asbestos risk during refurb

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Posted on 31st July 2017

MAJOR CONTRACTORS LAUNCH H&S ALERT SYSTEM

Build UK members share information for effective prevention of harm

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Posted on 19th July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 19th JULY 2017

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Posted on 19th July 2017

STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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Posted on 18th July 2017

SAFE SYSTEM DEVISED BUT NOT IMPLEMENTED

Workman injured by goods falling from double-decked trailer

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Posted on 18th July 2017

PREVENTION PLANNING REQUIRED FOR FRAGILE RISK

Fall arrest safety netting not used to mitigate fall consequences

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Posted on 17th July 2017

MANAGEMENT OF FORMWORK NOT UP TO THE MARK

Erector fell 3m after access scaffold board failed under load

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Posted on 17th July 2017

VIBRATION UNCONTROLLED & WORKERS UNINFORMED

Engineering firm fined £120,000 over hand-arm vibration risk

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Posted on 14th July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 12th JULY 2017

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Posted on 12th July 2017

SCAFFOLDER WAS UNTRAINED AND UNSUPERVISED

Contractor and director failed to train injured workman to CISRC scheme

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Posted on 10th July 2017

WORKPLACE MANSLAUGHTER OUTCOMES SET TO RISE

Guidelines target gross negligence with serious disregard and cost-cutting

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Posted on 7th July 2017

WORKMAN BURNT CLEANING WITH FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

Flammable substance and unprotected electrical equipment trigger flash fire

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Posted on 7th July 2017
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