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WORKMAN FELL FROM SUSPENDED ACCESS EQUIPMENT

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Health Board and maintenance firm director prosecuted

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TOWER SCAFFOLD FALL CAUSED LONG-TERM DAMAGE

Posted on 2nd July 2019
Principal Contractor director and two firms sentenced after worker fall

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IGNORING HSE PROHIBITIONS COST FIRM £250,000

Posted on 16th November 2018
CDM 2015 and work at height requirements repeatedly breached

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TRADING STANDARDS AND HSE ACT IN CONCERT

Posted on 15th October 2018
Director given prison term over fraud and health and safety breaches

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BUILDER ERROR CAUSED FALL OF RESIDENT

Posted on 12th October 2018
Director prosecuted over refurb project danger to others

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MD PROSECUTED ALONGSIDE ERRANT COMPANY

Posted on 1st October 2018
Director held personally responsible for poor site conditions

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FLOOR CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM OF WORK UNSAFE

Posted on 20th September 2018
Welder fell 3m from mezzanine area through purlin openings

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DIRECTOR AND COMPANY FINED FOR SAFETY BREACHES

Posted on 6th August 2018
Basic work at height risks and welfare requirements ignored

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CURFEW AND TAGGING FOR RECALCITRANT SCAFFOLDER

Posted on 4th July 2018
Suspended jail sentence handed down after unsafe work at height

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TOWER DEFECTS AND UNSAFE SYSTEM CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 21st June 2018
Maintenance supervisor fell to his death through roof opening

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SCAFFOLD NOT TO INDUSTRY STANDARD OR DESIGN

Posted on 7th June 2018
Specialist and contractor in court over unsafe work at height

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DIRECTOR LED HAZARDOUS WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 21st May 2018
Three occasions when work lacked suitable and sufficient precautions

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SOFT LANDING BAGS TRIGGERED A FALL!

Posted on 1st May 2018
Fall arrest bag thrown from scaffold took workman with bag

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DOMESTIC PROJECT PC HANDED JAIL TERM

Posted on 20th April 2018
Workman fell from unprotected roof edge on dormer extension

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OCCUPIER AND CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FALL

Posted on 3rd April 2018
Employee assisting contractor fell through roof during re-roofing project

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HSE STRIKE BEFORE A FALL ON SOLAR PANEL PROJECT

Posted on 26th March 2018
Director and company pay price for lack of fall prevention precautions

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DEFECTIVE SCAFFOLD ERECTED BY UNTRAINED STAFF

Posted on 16th March 2018
Director prosecuted over untrained workers and poor scaffold designs

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SCAFFOLDING FIRM PROVIDED UNSAFE LOADING BAY

Posted on 7th March 2018
Young apprentice fell between upper guardrail and platform

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HOMES FIRM AND DIRECTOR PROSECUTED OVER FALL

Posted on 28th February 2018
Director given prison term after consenting to unsafe working

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‘DAREDEVIL’ SCAFFOLDER LANDS IN DOCK

Posted on 2nd February 2018
Former HSE Inspector snaps dangerous working practices at 60 feet

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER OPENING FALL

Posted on 14th March 2017
Workman fell whilst installing fall protection holes in floor

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TV DOCUMENTARY FOOTAGE AIDS CONVICTION

Posted on 6th April 2010
Firm fined £1/4m after poor managements leads to scaffold fall death

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