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JAIL TERM FOR BOSS OVER FLAT ROOF FATAL FALL

Posted on 16th February 2017
Workman fell from unprotected flat roof edge during refurb

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BUILDING FIRM AND DIRECTOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 4th January 2017
Childminder and children at put a risk ill-judged work

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WORKING DIRECTORS IN COURT ALONGSIDE COMPANY

Posted on 13th December 2016
HSE prosecuted after member of public provided site photograph

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COMPLAINT BY PASSING PUBLIC COSTS DIRECTOR £40K

Posted on 12th December 2016
Company and director held to account for multiple site safety failings

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDES AND TEMPLATES

Posted on 27th October 2016
Summary of our advice and tools to aid CDM 2015 compliance

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DIRECTOR JAILED OVER MEWP RELATED FATALITY

Posted on 2nd September 2016
Warning to all company directors concerning personal responsibility

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CDM 2015: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER FUNCTION FALTERING

Posted on 5th June 2016
Survey reveals confusion and non-compliance over PD appointment

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL PUTS BUSINESSMAN IN DOCK

Posted on 26th April 2016
Workman untrained and given no information or instruction

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CONTRACTOR IMPRISONED OVER EXCAVATION DEATH

Posted on 11th April 2016
Workman died when unsupported trench suddenly collapsed

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DIRECTOR JAILED FOR 6 YEARS OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

Posted on 9th April 2016
Clear evidence that “quick profit” put before worker safety

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR SAFETY BOSS SPEAKS HIS MIND

Posted on 3rd March 2016
Industry heavy on paperwork and in danger of overlooking major risks

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DIRECTOR FINED OVER FALL AND FAILURE TO REPORT

Posted on 18th January 2016
Fall through fragile rooflight not notified to HSE under RIDDOR

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DIRECTOR PROSECUTED OVER ROAD ROLLER DEATH

Posted on 1st January 2016
Workman crushed by roller when seat became detached from vehicle

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DIRECTOR SENTENCED OVER UNSAFE USE OF LADDER

Posted on 4th December 2015
Fall from ladder ends in suspended prison sentence and fine for director

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CDM REGULATION 2015: REPORTING DANGER

Posted on 2nd November 2015
‘Whistle blowing’ clause applies throughout a CDM 2015 project?

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE PUBLISH FURTHER FAQ’s

Posted on 20th October 2015
hselogo1New  CDM 2015 guidance now published on HSE website

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CLIENT AND ENGINEER GIVEN FOUR YEAR JAIL TERMS

Posted on 14th October 2015
Site was a potential death trap despite repeated warnings

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE CHIEF – “DON’T PANIC”

Posted on 6th October 2015
Professional bodies should provide CDM 2015 advice for members

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 15th September 2015
hselogo1HSE CDM 2015 Q&A Briefs published on CITB website

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FIRM PLEAD GUILTY TO CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 10th September 2015
Contractor and manager admit H&S offences over falling wall death

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW HSE FAQS

Posted on 27th July 2015
hseinspectors1HSE provide greater clarity on ‘CDM Advisers’ and Principal Designers

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CONTRACTOR AND DIRECTOR IN DOCK OVER DEATH

Posted on 23rd July 2015
Bricklayer tripped and fell through school roof domed rooflight

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: COMPANY SENTENCED

Posted on 21st July 2015
Director given prison sentence alongside CM penalty

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JAIL TERM OVER REFURBISHMENT FATALITY

Posted on 1st June 2015
Migrant worker worker died in fall from former mill roof

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HISTORY OF ENFORCEMENT ENDS IN CROWN COURT

Posted on 11th February 2015
Blasé attitude towards the well-being of construction workers

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CONTRACTOR GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Director and company sentenced over fatal fragile rooflight fall

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: MADE SIMPLE

Posted on 29th January 2015
Key clauses of CDM 2015 Regulations summarised

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DEVELOPER AND DIRECTOR IN COURT OVER NEGLECT

Posted on 28th January 2015
Excavation risks were uncontrolled and welfare inadequate

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: HSE LEGAL GUIDANCE

Posted on 9th January 2015
cooperation2Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 now available

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CDM REGULATONS 2015: INDUSTRY GUIDANCE

Posted on 9th January 2015
cooperation2Industry guidance for Principal Designers and others goes live

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DIRECTORS IN COURT OVER DUMPER TRUCK FATALITY

Posted on 5th January 2015
Young workman crushed by overturning dumper on first day with employer

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APPALLING STANDARDS AND SHOCKING DISREGARD

Posted on 11th December 2014
Company and director held to account for non-existent management

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DIRECTOR AND H&S CONSULTANT GIVEN PRISON TERMS

Posted on 8th December 2014
Consultant and contractor failed to stop unsafe excavation work

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE CONCLUDED

Posted on 19th November 2014
Stonemasonry company fined £150,000 over lifting operation death

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DIRECTOR FINED OVER FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT PLAN

Posted on 28th August 2014
Cement burns and lead ingestion risks on refurb project

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CONSULTATION RESULTS

Posted on 8th August 2014
hselogo1New regulations set to proceed as drafted with ‘mini’ ACOP

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IMMEDIATE JAIL TERM FOR RECALCITRANT DEVELOPER

Posted on 21st July 2014
Public and workforce at risk on “truly appalling” site

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DIRECTOR AND COMPANY FINED OVER ROOF FALL

Posted on 16th June 2014
Life-changing injuries incurred by young workman

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CPS DROP CHILD MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 3rd June 2014
Builder may still face prison sentence for HSW Act offence

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION AFTER TRIAL

Posted on 27th May 2014
Overall execution of construction project fell below required standard

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DIRECTOR PAYS FOR LAUGH AT FALL ARREST REQUEST

Posted on 24th April 2014
Solar panel firm boss fined following 6m fragile roof fall

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PROPOSALS EXPLAINED

Posted on 8th April 2014
I Are project clients destined to take centre stage?

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BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS LOOK SET FOR NEW DUTIES

Posted on 31st March 2014
Domestic client CDM 2015 responsibilities will be ‘deemed’ to others

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NEW CDM REGULATIONS 2015 CONSULTATION STARTS

Posted on 31st March 2014
hselogo1HSE seek to replace CDM-C and extend law to domestic project clients

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MASSIVE FINE AND BAN IMPOSED ON DIRECTOR

Posted on 26th February 2014
Corporate Manslaughter charge attracts nominal financial penalty

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HSE KEY ACTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS LEADERS

Posted on 20th August 2013
New HSE online management guidance establishes ‘refreshed’ baseline  

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: UPDATE

Posted on 14th August 2013
HSE consultation on CDM 2014 revision

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DIRECTOR FINED AFTER MASSIVE BUILDING COLLAPSE

Posted on 3rd August 2013
Site beset with dangerous working practices, poor planning and management

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HSE SAFETY MANAGEMENT MODEL NOW ONLINE

Posted on 8th July 2013
Successful health and safety management guide (HSG65) is changing

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DISMANTLING FIRM OWNER GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 20th May 2013
Client and contractor companies and directors found negligent

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