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PC AND CONTRACTOR PAY PRICE FOR UNSAFE WORKING

Posted on 24th April 2017
Dangerous working practices continued during ‘snowy’ weather

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ELECTRICIAN FAILED TO PROTECT HIS TRAINEE

Posted on 18th April 2017
Community service sentence after apprentice fell through ceiling

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INTENDED SYSTEM UNSAFE … AND NOT FOLLOWED

Posted on 28th March 2017
Principal contractor and partner failed to protect from roof fall hazard

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ROOF CLEANING ENDED IN SKYLIGHT FALL

Posted on 22nd March 2017
HGV driver ‘doubling’ as roof cleaner suffers serious injury

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CONTRACTOR JAILED OVER FATAL FRAGILE FALL

Posted on 9th February 2017
Courts imposes 8 month prison sentence for health and safety offence

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CDM PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR LACKED EXPERIENCE

Posted on 26th January 2017
PC prosecuted alongside other contractors over fall risk and injury

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BUSINESSMAN JAILED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 25th January 2017
Work sought as cheaply as possible with disregard for worker safety

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MAJOR COMPANY £400,000 LIGHT AFTER ROOF FALL

Posted on 4th January 2017
Firm failed to share information about fragile panels

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AIR CON WORKER IN FALSE CEILING FALL

Posted on 20th December 2016
Engineer replacing motor stepped back from inadequate platform

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WORKER LEFT ‘STRANDED’ IN MEWP AFTER ROOF FALL

Posted on 28th November 2016
Construction worker fell 6m through fibreboard roof

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATH

Posted on 15th November 2016
Director of property business failed to check competence

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SMALL BUILDER PROSECUTED AFTER GREENHOUSE FALL

Posted on 12th October 2016
Proper planning and clear instructions needed for all work at height

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ROOFING CONTRACTOR HIT WITH £200,000 FINE

Posted on 11th October 2016
Fall from roof caused fractured skull and over two weeks in hospital

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CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR ROOF FALL

Posted on 5th October 2016
Occupier failed to prevent access to unsafe areas of roof

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SOLAR PANEL INSTALLER FELL THROUGH FARM ROOF

Posted on 28th September 2016
Measuring roof for solar panels proves to be high risk work

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OCCUPIER FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOF FATAL FALL

Posted on 26th September 2016
Maintenance work on fragile roofs under ‘confusing’ system of work

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DIRECTOR AND FIRMS FINED OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

Posted on 23rd August 2016
Precautions for safety near fragile materials were not followed

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FATAL FALL THROUGH DOMED ROOFLIGHT

Posted on 29th July 2016
Ineffective management and  supervision claimed life of young father

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CLIENT STOPS CONTRACTOR WORKING DANGEROUSLY

Posted on 23rd May 2016
Contractor fined after HSE contact client over risk

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WORKMAN FELL THROUGH FRAGILE GYM ROOF

Posted on 29th April 2016
Re-roofing of fibre cement roof caused yet another rooflight fall

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MINOR SHORT DURATION WORK NOT PLANNED

Posted on 28th April 2016
Workman fell 7m during minor works on fragile roof

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL PUTS BUSINESSMAN IN DOCK

Posted on 26th April 2016
Workman untrained and given no information or instruction

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SAFER FRAGILE ROOF REPAIR SYSTEM

Posted on 17th April 2016
Toll of deaths and life-changing injuries can be reduced

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ROOFLIGHT REPLACEMENT WORK LEFT UNCONTROLLED

Posted on 13th April 2016
Sentencing guidelines bite in construction industry case

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DIRECTOR JAILED FOR 6 YEARS OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

Posted on 9th April 2016
Clear evidence that “quick profit” put before worker safety

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‘NEAR MISS’ FALL COSTS COMPANY £160,000 FINE

Posted on 6th April 2016
Workman “almost” fell through a fragile factory roof

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SOLAR SPECIALIST FINED £153K OVER FRAGILE FALL

Posted on 24th March 2016
Safety equipment issued without training and instruction in safe use

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PARTNERSHIP FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 18th March 2016
Contractor became engaged with activities managed by client

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ANOTHER SOLAR PANEL WORKER IN FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 8th March 2016
Energy outfit fined after panel installer fell through fibre cement roof

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YOUNG WORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ROOF FALL

Posted on 1st March 2016
Unsafe system, poor supervision and training put 16 year-old at risk

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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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FALL LEAVES WORKMAN UNABLE TO TALK OR MOVE

Posted on 15th February 2016
Scaffolder fall through fragile roof causes family devastation

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FALL THROUGH ROOF ERECTING EDGE PROTECTION

Posted on 5th February 2016
Contractor failed to protect worker from asbestos roof light risk

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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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WORKMAN FELL THROUGH FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT

Posted on 10th December 2015
Prosecution over use of staging alone to protect workman

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CONTRACTOR PLEADED GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 24th November 2015
Remorse saves defendant from immediate prison sentence

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MINIMAL FINE FOLLOWS FRAGILE ROOF FATALITY

Posted on 2nd November 2015
hselogo1Casual worker employed to repair a roof fell to his death

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SAFETY NETS WOULD HAVE PREVENTED INJURY

Posted on 21st October 2015
Fragile rooflight fall caused life changing injuries

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM FINED £300,000

Posted on 13th October 2015
Scaffolding firm fined after worker died in fall through fragile roof

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MEWP PROVIDED SAFE ACCESS TO FRAGILE ROOF!

Posted on 6th October 2015
Steel frame contractor caught out by HSE Inspector

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MANAGER IN COURT WITH ROOFING CONTRACTOR

Posted on 1st October 2015
Senior manager fined after workman suffers life changing injuries

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CLIENT ROOF MAINTENANCE SYSTEM LACKING

Posted on 17th September 2015
Maintenance work on fragile roof without sufficient precautions

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SOLAR PANEL INSTALLER FELL THROUGH ROOFLIGHT

Posted on 4th September 2015
Lack of measures in place to prevent roof falls

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WORKMAN SURVIVED 7M FALL THROUGH FRAGILE ROOF

Posted on 7th August 2015
Blatant disregard of easily-accessible roof work guidance

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CLEANING OF STRUCTURE LED TO ROOFLIGHT RISK

Posted on 23rd July 2015
Property and cleaning firm fined for failure to comply with HSE notice

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CONTRACTOR AND DIRECTOR IN DOCK OVER DEATH

Posted on 23rd July 2015
Bricklayer tripped and fell through school roof domed rooflight

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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FINED OVER ROOF FALL

Posted on 13th July 2015
fragilefallmanSuitable risk assessment would have identified fragile roof risks

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ASBESTOS REMOVAL OPERATIVE FELL THROUGH ROOF

Posted on 16th June 2015
Workman fell from single crawling board on fragile roof

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL ON FIRST DAY AT WORK

Posted on 16th June 2015
Farmer charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

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TWO WORKMAN FALL THROUGH FRAGILE BOOTH ROOF

Posted on 3rd June 2015
Company failed to assess risk and detail specific precautions

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