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BUILDER SUES OWN COMPANY AFTER DEATH OF HIS SON

Posted on 3rd February 2011
Damages awarded to father following exploding canister fatality

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CDM CLIENT AND MANAGER FINED FOR FIRE SAFETY FAILURES

Posted on 10th December 2010
Workforce and public put at risk during bar refurbishment operations  

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MASSIVE DEATH TOLL IN SHANGHAI BUILDING FIRE

Posted on 16th November 2010
Welding work suspected as triggering inferno on scaffolded structure

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REFURBISHMENT WORK LINK TO SALFORD GAS EXPLOSION

Posted on 2nd November 2010
House at centre of massive blast was subject to kitchen refurbishment

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HSE PUBLISH UPDATED GUIDE ON CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY

Posted on 6th October 2010
Second edition of Fire Safety in Construction now available for free download

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NEW TIMBER FRAME FIRE SAFETY GUIDANCE PLANNED

Posted on 30th September 2010
FPA & RISCAuthority to publish guide for services installation in timber frame 

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TIMBER FRAME FIRE HITS HEADLINES ONCE AGAIN

Posted on 14th September 2010
Firefighters deal with blaze on timber framed flats under construction

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FIRE SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION FREE UPDATE EVENT

Posted on 9th September 2010
Working Well Together group hosts fire seminar in the Eastern Region

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TIMBER FRAME CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY DEBATE RAGES

Posted on 25th August 2010
Government fire monitoring statistics 2009/10 on timber frame building fires

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MAJOR FIRE ON GLASGOW APARTMENT BLOCK PROJECT

Posted on 19th August 2010
Dramatic footage as flats under construction are razed to the ground

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ALARM BELLS SOUND ON CONSTRUCTION FIRE RISKS

Posted on 18th August 2010
HSE targets inadequate fire precautions and anticipates further action

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GAS LEAK ON MAJOR RETAILER PROJECT SITE

Posted on 16th August 2010
Roads closed and construction work suspended on gas danger fear

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POWER CABLE STRIKE CAUSES 1ST DEGREE BURNS

Posted on 22nd July 2010
Workman on fire damage refurb project hits power cable with drill

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CONCRETE EXPLOSION CAUSE AND PRECAUTIONS CONFIRMED

Posted on 9th July 2010
Flammable gas generated by cement reaction with incinerator bottom ash

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THREE DIE DURING DEFUSING OF BOMB

Posted on 2nd June 2010
World War II bomb kills three on German construction site

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150 FLEE TIMBER FRAME FIRE

Posted on 6th January 2010
Fire destroys partially constructed London timber frame flats

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TIMBER FRAME FIRE HAZARD

Posted on 29th December 2009
Timber frame suppliers take action on construction fire hazard

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GAS EXPLOSIONS AT APARTMENT PROJECT

Posted on 9th December 2009
Flats destroyed in two gas explosions at Manchester site

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HA AND PLUMBER FINED AFTER EXPLOSION

Posted on 8th December 2009
Decommissioning failures led to fatal explosion of back boiler

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CONCRETE EXPLOSION HSE INVESTIGATION

Posted on 4th December 2009
Advice issued by regulator following foamed concrete ‘explosion’

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TOWER BLOCK REFURBISHMENT FIRE RISKS

Posted on 30th September 2009
BBC investigation finds high-rise housing not fire checked

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EXPLOSION CLAIMS AT LEAST TWELVE LIVES

Posted on 24th August 2009
Massive hydro electric station explosion in Russia

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FACTORY EXPLOSION REPORT PUBLISHED

Posted on 17th July 2009
Public inquiry concludes loss of nine lives was an ‘avoidable disaster’ 

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BOMB EXPLODED ON BUILDING SITE

Posted on 28th May 2009
Controlled explosion makes safe German World War II bomb

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OXYGEN HOSE BURST KILLS FITTER

Posted on 13th May 2009
Workman dies as oxygen hose fails during hazardous operation

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SCHOOL AND BUILDER PROSECUTED

Posted on 7th May 2009
Workman burned by flaming sawdust while removing oil tank

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FIRE SAFETY CODE CHANGES

Posted on 17th February 2009
New Fire Safety Code set to come into force on 6 April 2009

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FAI EXPLODING CAN UPDATE

Posted on 23rd January 2009
Swiss manufacturer denies responsibility for death of young builder

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MOSCOW CONSTRUCTION FIRE

Posted on 13th January 2009
Fire in car park under construction leaves seven dead

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