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ROOF TRUSSES TOPPLED TRAPPING WORKMAN

Posted on 16th January 2019
Principal contractor failed to plan, manage and monitor project

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IGNORING HSE PROHIBITIONS COST FIRM £250,000

Posted on 16th November 2018
CDM 2015 and work at height requirements repeatedly breached

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MD PROSECUTED ALONGSIDE ERRANT COMPANY

Posted on 1st October 2018
Director held personally responsible for poor site conditions

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DIRECTOR AND COMPANY FINED FOR SAFETY BREACHES

Posted on 6th August 2018
Basic work at height risks and welfare requirements ignored

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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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DIRECTOR LED HAZARDOUS WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 21st May 2018
Three occasions when work lacked suitable and sufficient precautions

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FIRMS FINED £2M OVER FALLING PIPE FATALITY

Posted on 20th April 2018
Incorrect stacking of pipes triggered fall and crushing of workman

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FALLING MATERIAL STRUCK WORKMAN IN EXCAVATION

Posted on 4th April 2018
Risks of working in and near excavations highlighted by incident

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FALLING SCAFFOLD CLIP STRUCK PASSER-BY

Posted on 16th February 2018
Firm failed to follow risk assessment and method statement

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TUBES FELL WHILST LIFTING OVER PERSONS BELOW

Posted on 2nd February 2018
Lifting operations were not carried out in safe manner

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UNCONTROLLED RISK OF HARM FINED £200,000

Posted on 5th December 2017
Principal Contractor repeatedly failed to manage work at height

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PROJECT MANAGER FINED OVER FAILURE TO MANAGE

Posted on 3rd October 2017
Principal Contractor prosecuted alongside responsible manager

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COMPLAINT COSTS CONTRACTOR £145,000 IN FINES

Posted on 29th August 2017

HSE prosecute CDM 2015 Principal Contractor over risk without injury

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FAILED HSE SITE INSPECTION ENDS IN COURT

Posted on 26th May 2017
Injury not required for accountability over poor safety standards

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FIRM FINED £2 MILLION OVER WORKPLACE DEATH

Posted on 3rd May 2017
Unsafe stacking of plastic bales claimed life of cleaner

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PUBLIC ‘TIP OFF’ TO HSE LANDS PC IN THE DOCK

Posted on 23rd March 2017
Contractor fined £52,000 following HSE complaint investigation

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HOMES DEVELOPER IGNORED HSE INSPECTOR ADVICE

Posted on 27th February 2017
Firm fined after failure to act on regulator prohibition

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