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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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COMPLAINT BY PASSING PUBLIC COSTS DIRECTOR £40K

Posted on 12th December 2016
Company and director held to account for multiple site safety failings

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CONTRACTOR FINED OVER MULTIPLE FAILING

Posted on 23rd September 2015
Shop conversion project ‘shopped’ by concerned public

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BUILDER IN COURT OVER LACK OF BASIC WELFARE

Posted on 23rd September 2015
Groundworkers unable to wash and remove contamination

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HISTORY OF ENFORCEMENT ENDS IN CROWN COURT

Posted on 11th February 2015
Blasé attitude towards the well-being of construction workers

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DEVELOPER AND DIRECTOR IN COURT OVER NEGLECT

Posted on 28th January 2015
Excavation risks were uncontrolled and welfare inadequate

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POOR SITE WELFARE LANDS CONTRACTOR IN COURT

Posted on 9th January 2015
Firm failed to respond to HSE formal improvement notice

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FINE FOR ‘NEEDLESSLY UNPLEASEANT’ CONDITIONS

Posted on 28th March 2014
Basic welfare facilities lacking on supermarket site

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BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY FAILS TO MATCH RISK

Posted on 6th December 2013
HSE shut down 34% of ‘technically-challenging’ high risk projects

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REFURB PC FAILED TO PROVIDE SITE WELFARE

Posted on 18th October 2013
‘Dickensian’ welfare conditions land errant contractor in court

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DEVELOPER / BUILDER OPERATED “DICKENSIAN” SITE

Posted on 29th August 2013
Prosecution triggered after complaint to HSE reveals widespread project risks 

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HOMES BUILDER IGNORED HSE IMPROVEMENT NOTICE

Posted on 22nd April 2013
Builder fined for failing to provide proper facilities on small project

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REFURB CONTRACTOR PAYS PRICE FOR INACTION

Posted on 12th February 2013
Failure to take decisive action on HSE advice ends in court

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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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PROSECUTION OVER FALLS RISK AND WELFARE DEFECIENCIES

Posted on 17th May 2012
Firm fined for continuing unsafe working despite repeated HSE warnings

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IGNORING HSE ADVICE ENDS IN DIRECTOR DISQUALIFICATION

Posted on 13th March 2012
Failure to act on poor site management lands firm and director in court

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BASIC WELFARE ABSENT ON ERRANT BUILDING PROJECT

Posted on 31st January 2012
Prosecution follows company failure to heed warnings on welfare

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HOMEBUILDERS FINED OVER APPALLING SITE STANDARDS

Posted on 7th September 2011
Miracle’ that nobody injured by shocking example of bad management

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DEMOLITION FIRM IGNORED BASIC LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Posted on 20th January 2011
Workman fell through fragile roof causing serious long-term injuries

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BUILDER PROSECUTED FOR FAILING ON BASIC WELFARE

Posted on 10th December 2010
Refurb contractor repeatedly ignored HSE calls to improve standards

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HOMES BUILDER FAILED ON BASICS

Posted on 21st April 2010
Insecure site and lack of basic workforce welfare punished in court

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SITE WELFARE GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 22nd March 2010
Clients and contactors must ensure site welfare meets the standard

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FINED FOR WORKERS SLEEPING ON SITE

Posted on 1st April 2009
HSE warns of the dangers of sleeping on construction sites

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