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RISK ASSESSED BUT CONTROLS FOUND WANTING

Posted on 21st May 2018
Joiner fell through unprotected opening on roof of new building

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RIBA CRITICAL OF HACKITT REVIEW FINAL REPORT

Posted on 21st May 2018
High rise residential review dismissed as “major missed opportunity”

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DEATHS: THE ‘BIG THREE’

Posted on 16th May 2018
HSE in-year fatalities for 2017/18 may indicate upward trend

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SCAFFOLDING SITE ACCIDENTS AT RECORD LOW

Posted on 14th May 2018
NASC Annual Report reveals all time low in 2017 incidents

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DUMPER TRUCK HAND-BRAKE NOT MAINTAINED

Posted on 14th May 2018
Workman injured when pinned against stack of concrete blocks

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SPARE POWER INTERLOCK KEY CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 10th May 2018
Dangerous machinery safety precautions defeated for maintenance tasks

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COLLAPSED CAR PARK WAS UNDER REPAIR

Posted on 8th May 2018
Rusted steel supports triggered collapse of fascia and floor

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DUMPER OVERTURN CAUSED FATAL INJURIES

Posted on 8th May 2018

Precautions during spoil heap creation were inadequate

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HARDWOOD DUST CONTROL NOT MAINTAINED

Posted on 8th May 2018
Manufacturer failed to examine and test local extraction system

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SCAFFOLD CONTRACTOR OVERLOOKED MAJOR HAZARD

Posted on 8th May 2018
Well-known risk unidentified during scaffold erection project

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THREE FIRMS FINED £1/2M FOR FRAGILE RISK FAILURES

Posted on 2nd May 2018
Fall through rooflight hazard poorly planned and managed

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CONTRACTORS IGNORED ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 2nd May 2018
Asbestos pipe lagging worked on without licence and proper precautions

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SOFT LANDING BAGS TRIGGERED A FALL!

Posted on 1st May 2018
Fall arrest bag thrown from scaffold took workman with bag

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FAILURE TO NOTIFY HSE PREVENTED INVESTIGATION

Posted on 1st May 2018
Regulator prosecutes over RIDDOR non-compliance

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR TOGETHER IN COURT

Posted on 1st May 2018
Fragile roof fall exposes client failure to manage project

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UNTRAINED DUMPER DRIVER SURVIVES OVERTURN

Posted on 1st May 2018
Inadequate barriers plus lack of operator and manager training

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PROJECT CLIENT PROSECUTED UNDER CDM 2015

Posted on 1st May 2018
Building demolished without suitable precautions to prevent danger

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LORRY RUNAWAY CLAIMED LIFE OF DRIVER

Posted on 25th April 2018
Workman died after being drawn under trailer

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PETROL VAPOUR DANGER LEFT UNCONTROLLED

Posted on 25th April 2018
Workman suffered severe burns during refuelling equipment

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ROPE ACCESS WORKER FELL THROUGH FRAGILE ROOF

Posted on 24th April 2018
Prison sentence imposed on owner of rope access firm

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