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NEW CRITICAL GUIDANCE ON ROOF ‘OVER-NETTING’

Posted on 5th September 2016
FASET launches HSE backed practical safety netting guidance

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INCIDENT: RESCUE FROM CITY CENTRE ROOF

Posted on 19th June 2013
Photographs show fire service rescue from major museum rooftop

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INCIDENT: ROOFWORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED

Posted on 14th May 2013
Workman left ‘fighting for life’ after roof fall

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HSE SPELL OUT CLIENT DUTY ON FRAGILE ROOF RISK

Posted on 30th November 2012
Clients must take action to avoid perennial cause of construction deaths

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INCIDENT:WORKMAN ON SCHOOLS ROOF PROJECT INJURED

Posted on 10th August 2011
Builder working on a school roof airlifted to hospital after fall

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SAFETY NET FALL ARREST SYSTEM SAVES TWO LIVES

Posted on 17th July 2011
Freak just of wind put fall arrest and rescue plan to the ultimate test

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FATAL FALL FROM INDUSTRIAL ROOF EDGE

Posted on 10th January 2011
Workman died in fall from partially constructed roof over Xmas break  

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COLLAPSE OF ROOF TRUSSES INJURES WORKMAN

Posted on 4th August 2010
Man rescued from height by fire crews after trusses tumble on new homes site

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SILICA RISK DURING CONCRETE CUTTING

Posted on 7th June 2010
Guidance to Inspectors illustrates risk, precautions and enforcement policy

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ROOFING COMPANIES COME UNDER PRESSURE

Posted on 11th May 2010
HSE fear firms deliberately cutting costs by not using scaffolding

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STANDARDS FOR SAFETY NETS

Posted on 4th December 2009
Definitive standards for testing and repairing fall arrest safety nets

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INCIDENT FALL FROM ROOF

Posted on 28th January 2009
Workman taken to hospital after 6m fall from apartment block

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ROOFWORK GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 18th December 2008
‘Health and Safety in Roofwork’ new edition now published

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WORKING ON ROOFS

Posted on 11th December 2008
User friendly guidance for working on roofs now available
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