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CONTRACTS MANAGER HANDED TWO YEAR PRISON TERM

Posted on 15th January 2020
Safety fall arrest netting would have saved life of deceased workman

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WORKER FATALLY INJURED BY CONCRETE BEAM

Posted on 15th January 2020
Lifting operation not properly planned, managed and supervised

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TREE FELLING OPERATIONS LACKED DEFINED COMMS

Posted on 14th January 2020
Workman struck by falling tree inside “normal” exclusion zone

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CONTRACTOR ARRESTED OVER WELFARE FAILINGS

Posted on 14th January 2020
Recalcitrant sole trader failed to attend court hearing

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MAJOR DEMOLITION CONTRACTOR FINED £500,000

Posted on 14th January 2020
Collapse of concrete slab caused death of worker and excavator fall

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FALL FROM LADDER WHILST CARRYING BUCKET

Posted on 14th January 2020
Contractor failed to provide basic safe lifting aids

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FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH HSE NOTICE PROVES COSTLY

Posted on 14th January 2020
Director given suspended jail term and company fined £60,000

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DEVELOPER FAILED TO PLAN AND CHECK COMPETENCE

Posted on 14th January 2020
Fall caused by ad-hoc working methods and lack of monitoring

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CYLINDER LEAK TEST CAUSED FATAL INJURIES

Posted on 14th January 2020
Corrosion inhibitor triggered failure and shrapnel ejection

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FESTIVE GREETINGS TO ALL OUR READERS

Posted on 20th December 2019

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JAIL TERM FOLLOWS ROUTINE HSE SPOT CHECK

Posted on 19th December 2019
Director of a roofing firm handed a suspended prison sentence

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TEENAGER FELL 3M DURING BLOCK AND BEAM WORK

Posted on 19th December 2019
Workers uninstructed and left to devise own safe system of work

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PARCEL CARRIER FINED HEAVILY OVER FLT INCIDENT

Posted on 18th December 2019
Reversing fork lift lacked segregation from pedestrians

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CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FLOOR OPENING FALL

Posted on 18th December 2019
Thorough risk assessment and edge protection were both inadequate

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THREE WORKERS “CARRIED ALONG” IN SEWER INCIDENT

Posted on 11th December 2019
Mentally affected and one man treated for long-term traumatic stress

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SOLAR FIRM AND DIRECTOR SENTENCED OVER DEATH

Posted on 10th December 2019
Brother of business owner died in fall during panel installation

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DIRECTOR AND COMPANY FINED FOR ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 10th December 2019
HSE refurbishment campaign inspection revealed asbestos offences

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BULK BAG COLLAPSE CAUSED BY UNSAFE STACKING

Posted on 9th December 2019
Bulk bag collapsed onto workman when struck by fork lift

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INTERLOCKED GUARD NOT WORKING TO ISOLATE POWER

Posted on 9th December 2019
Two workmen seriously injured when plant started unexpectedly

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STREET FURNITURE RISK TO PUBLIC FINED £1.4M

Posted on 9th December 2019
Council prosecuted following injury to child playing on hinged bollard

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