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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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MAJOR CONTRACTOR AND ROOFING FIRM FINED

Posted on 27th May 2015
Workman seriously injured in fall through unprotected rooflight

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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 ROOF FALL DEATH AT CREMATORIUM

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

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CLIENT AND BUILDER ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATH

Posted on 23rd March 2015
Substantial fine and prison sentence imposed over rooflight fatality

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MAGISTRATES HEAR OF PREVENTABLE FATAL ROOF FALL

Posted on 10th March 2015
Contractor failed to properly plan and coordinate with client

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LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES FOLLOW FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 9th March 2015
Grossly inadequate precautions during rooflight cleaning work

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SCAFFOLDER CHEATS DEATH IN 7M ROOF FALL

Posted on 5th March 2015
Restricting access to area no substitute for physical precautions

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POOR SUPERVISION ENDS IN 6m ROOF FALL

Posted on 24th February 2015
Partner fined £10k after workman injured in fragile rooflight fall

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CLIENT FINED OVER CONTRACTOR FATAL ROOF FALL

Posted on 23rd February 2015
Migrant worker died two weeks after arriving in the UK

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CONTRACTOR RAMS DID NOT REFLECT SITE CONDITIONS

Posted on 19th February 2015
Alternative precautions not used when safety nets proved impracticable

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PARTNER FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 16th February 2015
Farmer failed to agree safe fragile roof work methods

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CLIENT FINED MORE HEAVILY THAN CONTRACTOR

Posted on 12th February 2015
Roof work was not properly planned and appropriately supervised

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CLADDING FIRM ERRS WITH ASBESTOS & FALL OFFENCES

Posted on 9th February 2015
Roof level AIB removed without license and fall protection

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CONTRACTOR GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Director and company sentenced over fatal fragile rooflight fall

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SOLAR PANEL INSTALLER DIED IN ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Solar panel contractor failed to take sufficient rooflight precautions

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‘LOW RISK’ ROOF WORK CAUSES BRAIN INJURY

Posted on 30th January 2015
Contractor failed to manage work and train workforce

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ROOFLIGHT FALL LEAVES WORKMAN PARALYSED

Posted on 27th January 2015
Crawling boards alone unacceptable for fragile roof safety

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FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT FALL CAUSED SERIOUS INJURY

Posted on 6th November 2014
No arrangements made to install safety nets

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FATHER AQUITTED OF SON’S MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 14th October 2014
Fall through fragile roof during roof light replacement

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TILE FAILED TO SUPPORT WEIGHT OF ENGINEER

Posted on 14th October 2014
Significant hazard overlooked and risk not suitably assessed

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