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£1 MILLION CLIENT FINE FOLLOWS FATAL FALL

Posted on 7th September 2017
Electrician died after fall from step ladder provided by client

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CLIENT FINED AS CDM 2015 PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 30th August 2017
Failure by client to appoint attracts PC duties by default

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CLIENT FINED AS DEFAULT PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 10th June 2016
Lack of planning, management and monitoring costs developer £50,000

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CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR FALL

Posted on 23rd February 2016
Inadequate information provided on hazards and roof risks

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FAILED TO PLAN WORK

Posted on 10th December 2015
System of work and suitable precautions not checked by client

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DEVELOPER FINED AS CDM PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 30th June 2015
Failure to appoint PC lands CDM client in court with contractor

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CLIENT FAILED TO CHECK CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

Posted on 1st June 2015
Contractor receives prison sentence and client fined

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DEVELOPER GUILTY OF REPEATED SAFETY BREACHES

Posted on 1st June 2015
Work at height failures revealed during routine HSE visit

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CLIENT FINED OVER CONTRACTOR ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 27th May 2015
‘Life-threatening’ injuries follow factory roof fall

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CLIENT FINED OVER CDM 2007 BREACH

Posted on 27th May 2015
Work at height over pavement put public at risk

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CLIENT FINED OVER ROOF FALL DEATH AT CREMATORIUM

Posted on 20th April 2015
Improvised ‘crash deck’ failed to protect untrained workmen

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CLIENT-PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FALL

Posted on 10th March 2015
Opening in recently installed decking was left unprotected

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ASBESTOS FAILURES FINED

Posted on 5th January 2015
HSE routine inspection reveals inadequate AIB management

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NHS TRUST LACKED ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN

Posted on 20th August 2014
Estates team unaware of danger and untrained in controls

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CLIENT IN COURT WITH PLANT DISMANTLING FIRM

Posted on 6th August 2014
Firms and contractor directors failed to check for asbestos on pipework

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WINDOW REPLACEMENT DISTURBED SCHOOL ASBESTOS

Posted on 17th February 2014
Presence of asbestos kept from company workers

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CLIENT CDM MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS INADEQUATE

Posted on 10th February 2014
Contractors and client fined over asbestos management blunders

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CLIENT FINED £250K AND PRISON TERM FOR CONTRACTOR

Posted on 31st January 2014
Gloves were only ‘safety equipment’ provided for fragile roofwork

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CLIENT PROSECUTED AFTER SCAFFOLDER DEATH

Posted on 31st January 2014
Contractor and client failures triggered rooflight fatal fall

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HEALTHCARE FIRMS FATAL CONSTRUCTION VENTURE

Posted on 25th November 2013
Judge imposes £250k fines/costs after fall from clearly dangerous scaffold  

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COUNCIL FAILED TO PASS ON ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 5th November 2013
Information blunders prompt illegal and unsafe removal of AIB 

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CLIENT/PC BLAMED FOR SCAFFOLDING FIRM FAILINGS

Posted on 9th July 2013
Crown court finds drinks company and contractor guilty over scaffold defects

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COUNCIL FINED FOLLOWING DEATH OF CHILD

Posted on 4th February 2011
Boundary wall collapse due to Council failure to maintain in safe condition 

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NHS TRUST, CONTRACTOR AND DIRECTOR IN COURT

Posted on 20th January 2011
Asbestos fibres released during running of cables during refurb work

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DEMOLITION CLIENT/CONTRACTOR PUT PUBLIC AT RISK

Posted on 17th January 2011
Inadequate demolition assessment and planning destabilised disused factory

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BUILDING OWNER PROSECUTED AFTER TRIPLE ROOF FALL

Posted on 7th January 2011
Three workers fall through rooflights in three incidents in three weeks

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FACTORY OCCUPIER FINE FOLLOWS FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 17th November 2010
Workman fell through fragile rooflight during poorly planned roof leak repair

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MAJOR CLIENT PROSECUTED FOR CDM-C ROLE FAILURE

Posted on 9th November 2010
Workman suffered serious leg injuries during manual handling of prefab wall

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MAJOR CLIENT FACES CDM SENTENCING AFTER GUILTY PLEA

Posted on 13th October 2010
Client, contractors and architects prosecuted following failed lifting operation

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MAJOR FOOD RETAILER FINED OVER DANGEROUS ‘DESIGN’

Posted on 22nd September 2010
CDM design duty highlighted by penalty for specifying inappropriate floor tiles

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CLIENT FAILED TO ENGAGE COMPETENT CONTRACTOR

Posted on 6th September 2010
Demolition death provides client contractor competence check wake-up call

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DEVELOPER AND DIRECTORS PROSECUTED UNDER CDM

Posted on 30th June 2010
Member of public fell to his death on unsecured construction site

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PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB PROSECUTED AFTER FALL

Posted on 1st June 2010
Club, contractor and director fined after workman falls 3m through roof

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CLIENT FAILED TO CHECK CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

Posted on 19th May 2010
Contractor and client prosecuted after workman falls 7m through roof

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CLIENTS FINED AS CDM-C AFTER FAILURE TO APPOINT

Posted on 16th May 2010
Injury revealed failure to make CDM appointments and notification

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CLIENT JOINTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR WINDOW CLEANER SAFETY

Posted on 11th May 2010
Building owner fined following fall of cleaning contractor employee

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CLIENT PROSECUTED FOR ALLOWING UNSAFE WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 24th March 2010
Building occupier fined after contractors found at risk of 7m fall

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CLIENT PROSECUTION FOLLOWS FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 10th February 2010
Client failed to manage project and check competence of contractors

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CLIENT CDM 2007 PROSECUTION

Posted on 27th January 2010
Failure to appoint and manage led to CDM breaches and asbestos risk

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CLIENT FINED AFTER STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE

Posted on 12th January 2010
Collapse of East London Building puts client in court

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR WORKMEN CLEARED

Posted on 16th April 2009
Manslaughter trial halted and workmen found not guilty

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DEVELOPERS WARNED NOT TO CUT CORNERS

Posted on 18th March 2009
Campaign moves to engage developers at Olympia Show

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CONSULTANT AND CLIENT PROSECUTED

Posted on 25th February 2009
Inadequate assessment lands consultant and client in Court

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PROSECUTION OF ROOFWORK CLIENT

Posted on 12th November 2008
Client and contractor prosecuted after roof fall

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