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LEADING ROOFING SPECIALIST FOUND WANTING

Posted on 17th July 2018
Risk to employees and the public after failure to meet required standard

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SCAFFOLDER DEVELOPMENT EMBRACED BY INDUSTRY

Posted on 11th July 2018
CPD training attracts over 2500 scaffolders during first year of operation

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SECURITY PANELS FELL DESPITE EARLY WARNING

Posted on 10th July 2018
Firm fined £1/4 million after worker crushed by falling fencing

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VEHICLE STRIKE TRIGGERED FALL OF ROOF TRUSSES

Posted on 10th July 2018
Manufacturer failed to identify a suitable safe system of work

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INCIDENT: CHILD STRUCK BY FALLING OBJECT

Posted on 10th July 2018
Wood falling from scaffold triggers arrest of two on construction site

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IGNITION OF THINNERS VAPOUR CLAIMED TWO LIVES

Posted on 10th July 2018
Refurbishment project director jailed over fatal use of flammable solvent

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HSE LONDON REFURBISHMENT CAMPAIGN FINDINGS

Posted on 4th July 2018
hselogo1Material breaches of law found at over 50% of London sites visited

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CURFEW AND TAGGING FOR RECALCITRANT SCAFFOLDER

Posted on 4th July 2018
Suspended jail sentence handed down after unsafe work at height

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DEATHS RISE SHARPLY

Posted on 4th July 2018
HSE report construction worker deaths increase by 27% during 2017/18

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BUILD UK UPDATE KEY CONSTRUCTION H&S ADVICE

Posted on 2nd July 2018
Majors industry body endorses “go to” source of H&S information

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OXYGEN CYLINDER “FIRED” INTO WORKSHOP

Posted on 2nd July 2018
Violent discharge of gas bottle seriously injured two engineers

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PRISON SENTENCE OVER FAILURE TO MANAGE RISK

Posted on 2nd July 2018
Sole trader contractor ignored HSE advice once too often

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DEATH EXPOSED MINIMAL MEWP MAINTENANCE

Posted on 21st June 2018
Court told about “almost complete” lack of MEWP maintenance

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CONTRACTOR FAILED TO IDENTIFY ASBESTOS PRESENCE

Posted on 21st June 2018
ACMs disturbed during works and firm failed to take suitable actions

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FALL THROUGH ROOF ON LOCAL COUNCIL BUILDING

Posted on 21st June 2018
Fragile rooflight fractured when workman ‘misplaced footing’

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YOUNG WORKER POSED SPECIAL RISK TO CONTROL

Posted on 21st June 2018
Conviction highlights duty to young persons and the vulnerable

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TOWER DEFECTS AND UNSAFE SYSTEM CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 21st June 2018
Maintenance supervisor fell to his death through roof opening

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UK MAJOR FINED £1/2m OVER HAVS RISK FAILURES

Posted on 21st June 2018
Danger caused by poor management of vibrating hand tool risk

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DIRECTOR FAILED TO COMPLY WITH PROHIBITION

Posted on 11th June 2018
Precautions not taken to prevent excavation collapse and falling

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SCAFFOLD NOT TO INDUSTRY STANDARD OR DESIGN

Posted on 7th June 2018
Specialist and contractor in court over unsafe work at height

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