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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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ROOFING CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MANAGE RISK

Posted on 25th September 2014
Repeat offender allowed dangerous practices at two sites

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DURATION OF WORK NO EXCUSE FOR POOR CONTROL

Posted on 28th August 2014
Contractors failed to manage risk despite roof fall injury

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL THREATENED LIFE OF WORKMAN

Posted on 18th August 2014
Failure to implement risk assessment and method statement

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FRAGILE ROOF FALL EXPOSES INADEQUATE STANDARDS

Posted on 8th July 2014
Lack of assessment and planning produced poor precautions

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SCAFFOLDER FALL EXPOSED RISK MANAGEMENT FLAWS

Posted on 23rd June 2014
Fall through fragile rooflight ends career of trainee scaffolder

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DIRECTOR AND COMPANY FINED OVER ROOF FALL

Posted on 16th June 2014
Life-changing injuries incurred by young workman

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INQUEST: WORKMAN FELL WALKING PURLIN LINE

Posted on 16th June 2014
Assessment and control measures absent on roof repair job

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CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT FOR CONTRACTOR FALL

Posted on 12th June 2014
No effort taken to check adequacy of contractor precautions

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JAIL TERM FOR SUPPLIER OF ASBESTOS ROOF SHEETS

Posted on 9th June 2014
Director tried to cover up circumstances of fatal fall

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COMPANY TURNED ‘BLIND EYE’ TO ROOF RISK

Posted on 9th June 2014
Unsafe solar panel work could have claimed worker life

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SOLAR PANEL WORK CLAIMS ANOTHER FALL VICTIM

Posted on 4th June 2014
fragilefallmanRisk ‘loaded’ into design computer data banks not acted upon

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AGREED SAFETY PRECAUTIONS NOT IMPLEMENTED

Posted on 20th May 2014
Scaffolding and main contractor failed to protect labourer

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ROOFLIGHT FALL DURING GUTTER CLEANING OPS

Posted on 15th May 2014
Company failed to plan and supervise high risk work

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FAILURE TO FOLLOW CONSULTANT ADVICE ENDS IN FALL

Posted on 15th May 2014
Workman fell though domed rooflight on refurb project

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SMALL CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 13th May 2014
fragilefallmanFailure to check competence has fatal consequences

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ANOTHER ‘RISK BASED’ PROSECUTION BY HSE

Posted on 1st May 2014
Risk assessed precautions conspicuous by their absence

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WORKING BELOW ROOF SHOULD HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED

Posted on 25th April 2014
Firm fined after inadequate assessment ends in 6m fall through roof

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DIRECTOR PAYS FOR LAUGH AT FALL ARREST REQUEST

Posted on 24th April 2014
Solar panel firm boss fined following 6m fragile roof fall

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FALL THROUGH ROOF DURING ROOFLIGHT REPLACEMENT

Posted on 15th April 2014
Woeful lack of precautions ends in 4m fall through roof

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SOLAR PANEL WORKER IN 4M FRAGILE ROOF FALL

Posted on 15th April 2014
Young workman lacked adequate supervision and precautions

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