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UK CLIENT FINED OVER UNSAFE OVERSEAS FIRM

Posted on 6th August 2019
Italian contractor found guilty despite failure to attend court

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COMPLETE FAILURE TO RECOGNISE HAVS RISK

Posted on 6th August 2019
Specialist drilling company and director sentenced over HAVS danger

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PC AND TWO OTHERS FAILED TO ASSESS WIND EFFECT

Posted on 30th July 2019
Fall of director from roof caused by ‘Storm Doris’ gust

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MAJOR FIRM FINED £400k OVER LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 28th July 2019
Fitter loses four fingers as load slides and falls to the ground

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NEW HOMES LEFT IN DANGEROUS CONDITION

Posted on 28th July 2019
Fined for unsafe gas work causing fires at housing development

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FIRM FINED £1M OVER EXPLOSION DURING CLEANING

Posted on 25th July 2019
Tank cleaning operation caused burns as flammable vapours ignited

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YOUNG BRICKLAYER FELL THROUGH OPEN STAIRWAY

Posted on 25th July 2019
Firm fined over failure to install fall protection around opening

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 23rd July 2019
CROSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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FLAT ROOF FAILED UNDER WEIGHT OF WORKMAN

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Confusion over fragility proves costly for worker and business

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PROPERTY FIRM FINED OVER FATAL FALL FROM TREE

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Untrained workers using chain saw engaged to fell large sycamore

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LANDLORD PUT PUBLIC AT RISK FROM ASBESTOS

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Powered jet washing of asbestos cement sheets caused spread

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WORKMAN FELL FROM SUSPENDED ACCESS EQUIPMENT

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Health Board and maintenance firm director prosecuted

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CONSIDERING TEMP WORKS IN PERMANENT DESIGN

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Useful overview for civil and structural engineers on contemporary practice

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FIRM FAILED TO COMPLY WITH SITE WELFARE NOTICE

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Basic welfare requirements found wanting for second time

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PRISON TERM OVER POORLY GUARDED CIRCULAR SAW

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Workman lost three fingers using machine without guard and riving knife

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COMPANY IGNORED HSE ON SILICA DUST ACTION

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Worktop manufacturer failed to control dust and manage ventilation

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ASBESTOS REMOVED WITHOUT SURVEY OR CONTROLS

Posted on 15th July 2019
Client fined over failure to commission refurb and demo survey

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‘VICTORIAN’ SAFETY AND FATIGUE BEHIND RAIL DEATHo

Posted on 13th July 2019
Investigation report links zero hours contracts to hazardous fatigue

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MPS EXAMINE CONSTRUCTION RESPIRATORY HEALTH

Posted on 12th July 2019
Parliamentary group calls for evidence on the impact of worker silicosis

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UNSAFE LIFTING OPERATION TRAPPED WORKMAN

Posted on 12th July 2019
Sling failure and inadequate lifting plan resulted in leg amputation

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