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CONCRETE PUMP FLAILING LINE CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 27th May 2019
Hose whipped violently when blockage cleared under pressure

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL DEATH ATTRACTS NOMINAL FINE

Posted on 27th May 2019
Volunteer fell through roof of football club stand

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FARMER FINED OVER FATAL FALL THROUGH ROOF

Posted on 20th May 2019
Valley gutter cleaning from ladder ends in death of contractor

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FIRM FAILED TO ‘ENGAGE’ WITH HSE INSPECTORS

Posted on 20th May 2019
Company and director omitted to take action on Improvement Notices

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HOME BUILDER FAILED TO MANAGE STEEL INSTALL

Posted on 20th May 2019
Workman struck by steel beam and seriously injured

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PLASTERER FELL FROM UNGUARDED HOUSE LANDING

Posted on 20th May 2019
Sole trader failed to manage risk to self-employed worker

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SOLAR PANEL CLEAN RESULTED IN FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 20th May 2019
Elevated work platform would have been mitigated fall risk

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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MANAGE PROJECT

Posted on 16th May 2019
Double prosecution following fall through fragile roof

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HSE DEMOLITION INCIDENT CASE STUDIES

Posted on 14th May 2019
Regulator advice focuses on underlying causes of recent demo incidents

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TEMPORARY WORKS: NEW GUIDANCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 13th May 2019
TW Forum (TWf) advice on PC concrete, platforms and stockpiles

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FIRM FAILED TO ENFORCE FALL ARREST SYSTEM

Posted on 13th May 2019
Worker 5m fall through roof preventable by scaffolding and safety nets

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FINGERS AMPUTATED IN WOOD MACHINE INCIDENTS

Posted on 13th May 2019
Joinery firm failed to provide effective safeguards on saw and planer

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NEW SITE DUMPER GUIDANCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 13th May 2019
Good practice guide for safe use of dumpers now available

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TRUST FAILED TO PROPERLY MANAGE ASBESTOS

Posted on 9th May 2019
Workers exposed to asbestos during accommodation refurbishment project

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HSE TARGETS PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS IN 2019/20

Posted on 8th May 2019
New business plan puts health and Principal Designers in HSE spotlight

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FIRM LACKED SAFE SYSTEM FOR MANUAL HANDLING

Posted on 7th May 2019
Gantry steps regularly moved unsafely despite employee concerns

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PROPERTY FIRM FAILED TO OVERSEE CONTRACTOR

Posted on 7th May 2019
Wall and hoarding collapsed injuring pedestrian on busy London street

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ELECTRICAL BURNS ON DEMOLITION PROJECT

Posted on 1st May 2019
Bar thrown at electrical equipment to prove dead …revealed system live

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WORKER FELL THROUGH STAIRWELL OPENING

Posted on 26th April 2019
Basic fall protection precautions not taken on home build project

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TWO BRICKLAYERS INJURED IN FLOOR COLLAPSE

Posted on 16th April 2019
Joist hangers incorrectly installed and floor overloaded with blocks

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