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WORKMAN FELL TO DEATH INSTALLING FALL ARREST

Posted on 22nd November 2016
Major power services firm failed to manage pylon fall risk

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CONTRACTOR PROVIDED INADEQUATE EYE PROTECTION

Posted on 18th November 2015
Nail gun injured worker and firm fined £6k over incorrect PPE

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DISMANTLING OPERATION ENDS IN FALL FROM HEIGHT

Posted on 3rd December 2014
Firm failed to plan for open edges at changing work locations

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MAJOR SUPPLIER FINED OVER NON-COMPLIANT HELMETS

Posted on 24th October 2013
Safety helmets failed to meet EN shock absorption standard 

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CONTRACTOR FINED FOR WELFARE AND PPE DEFICIENCIES

Posted on 8th August 2012
Lack of competent site management cover led to ‘catalogue of failings’

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‘HOMEMADE’ FALL ARREST FAILS THE SAFETY TEST

Posted on 17th July 2011
Contractor prosecuted after compromising safety on roof refurb project

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DEMOLITON FIRM FINED AFTER TEENAGER BLINDED

Posted on 1st December 2010
Soft strip demolition worker injured whilst not wearing eye protection

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