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ASSESSMENT SHOWED RISK – PRECAUTIONS NOT TAKEN

Posted on 1st March 2019
Workman seriously injured when falling into open unguarded stairwell

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MAJOR FIRM FAILED TO IMPLEMENT SAFE SYSTEM

Posted on 26th February 2019
Procedures for safe plant refuelling failed to prevent death of workman

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CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR FATAL FALL

Posted on 26th February 2019
Company breached duty to protect contractors as well as employees

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FOURTEEN YEAR FAILURE TO MANAGE ASBESTOS

Posted on 25th February 2019
Firm failed to implement asbestos management plan following survey

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CHILD INJURED BY WALL COLLAPSE INCIDENT

Posted on 18th February 2019
Council failed to carry out “intelligence led” condition inspections

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BOTTLE JACK SUPPORT FAILED TO PREVENT DEATH

Posted on 18th February 2019
Director sentenced alongside company over death of engineer

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TEMPORARY WORKS FAILURES CAUSED FATAL FALL

Posted on 18th February 2019
Platform not designed and system for installation and inspection inadequate

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SOLVENT IGNITED DURING FLOOR CLEANING WORKS

Posted on 13th February 2019
Flammable solvent fire fought with water spreading fire further

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INEVITABLE COLLAPSE OF SCAFFOLD ON TO SCHOOL

Posted on 13th February 2019
Scaffold not designed or installed to withstand foreseeable loads

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OIL DRUM EXPLODED DURING HOT CUTTING WORK

Posted on 12th February 2019
Firm fined £400k after drum lid ejected causing loss of leg

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ROOFLIGHT FALL ON NUCLEAR POWER SITE

Posted on 12th February 2019
Energy generating company and maintenance contractor fined

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DIRECTOR PROSECUTED AFTER 6METRE ROOF FALL

Posted on 12th February 2019
Untrained worker fell through rooflight in fragile asbestos roof

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HSE ALERT: MILD STEEL WELDING CANCER RISK

Posted on 11th February 2019
HSE announces enforcement action change based on new cancer evidence

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LORRY MOUNTED LIFTING OPERATION PROVED FATAL

Posted on 7th February 2019

Steel staircase toppled from vehicle after sling snagged

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DIRECTOR AND BUSINESS IN COURT OVER DEATH

Posted on 6th February 2019
Scaffold not priced for on domestic roof-line refurbishment work

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FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT HAZARD PROTECTION MISSING

Posted on 5th February 2019
Two businesses prosecuted after a worker fell through a fragile rooflight

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 4th February 2019
CROSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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FINGERS CRUSHED BY METAL FOLDING MACHINE

Posted on 4th February 2019
Steel cladding firm fined £600k over failure guard access to danger

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ASBESTOS ILLEGALLY REMOVED AFTER SURVEY

Posted on 4th February 2019
Surveyor pricing asbestos work found contractor jumped the gun

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SITE DUMPER PRECAUTIONS FAILED TO PREVENT DEATH

Posted on 4th February 2019
Contractor fined £600k for poor management of vehicle/people interface

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