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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON HIGH STREET

Posted on 22nd February 2017
Two workmen injured when falling with collapsing scaffold

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SCAFFOLDER FALLS AT FAWLEY OIL REFINERY

Posted on 6th December 2016
Investigation launched after a scaffolder fell 10m

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FATALITIES: HUGE DEATH TOLL IN CHINA

Posted on 24th November 2016
Scaffold collapse claims 67 lives in single incident on construction project

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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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SCAFFOLDING MODIFIED BY UNTRAINED WORKMAN

Posted on 26th July 2016
Joiner fell 4m from platform left in unsafe condition

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SCAFFOLD FIRM FINED AFTER ROUTINE HSE INSPECTION

Posted on 9th May 2016
Work planning, supervision and equipment all found inadequate

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NEW TRAINING COURSE ON TOWERS WITH CANTILEVERS

Posted on 3rd May 2016
PASMA launch new advanced training course

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NEW GUIDANCE ON TEMPORARY SUSPENDED ACCESS

Posted on 14th March 2016
SAEMA issues free guide on equipment management and safe use

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FALL THROUGH ROOF ERECTING EDGE PROTECTION

Posted on 5th February 2016
Contractor failed to protect worker from asbestos roof light risk

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SCAFFOLDING FIRM IGNORED SAFETY STANDARD

Posted on 28th January 2016
Workman fell in absence of guard rails and fall arrest system

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KEY SCAFFOLD SAFETY GUIDANCE UPDATED AND FREE

Posted on 20th January 2016
NASC publish revised SG4:15 online for free download

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FIRMS FINED £1.3M OVER DEATH OF SCAFFOLDER

Posted on 31st December 2015
High risk work should have been better co-ordinated and planned

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BUS AND PASSERS-BY STRUCK BY FALLING SCAFFOLD

Posted on 10th December 2015
Untied and sheeted scaffolding collapsed on busy street

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NEW SCAFFOLDING INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ISSUED

Posted on 23rd November 2015
NASC updated Technical (TG) and Safety (SG) Guidance

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN WEST LONDON

Posted on 1st October 2015
Traffic chaos caused after scaffolding collapses into road

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 15th September 2015
Public escape uninjured as structure falls on high street

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: SCAFFOLDING LOADING BAYS

Posted on 22nd July 2015
Use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation

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SCAFFOLDING FIRM FINED £18k FOR UNSAFE WORKING

Posted on 1st June 2015
Complaint from member of public puts contractor in court

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ACCESS AND SCAFFOLDING BODY ANNUAL REPORT

Posted on 19th April 2015
NASC publishes details of scaffolding injury statistics

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SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON LOFT CONVERSION PROJECT

Posted on 13th March 2015
Overloading of structure with materials triggered collapse

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD FALL ON DOUBLE DECKER BUS

Posted on 4th March 2015
High street pavement scaffold ‘held up’ by passing London bus

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE INJURES TWO

Posted on 30th January 2015
Two passers-by injured after collapse in Leicester city centre

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VIDEO CAPTURES WOMEN INJURED BY SCAFFOLD POLE

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Man arrested by Police after pole falls from height on City street

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CLIENT AND OTHERS IN COURT OVER SITE FATALITY

Posted on 5th December 2014
Roofworker slipped to his death under inadequate edge protection

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POLICE BRING ‘NONCHALANT’ SCAFFOLDER TO BOOK

Posted on 21st November 2014
Early guilty plea, cooperation and contrition help contractor

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Posted on 6th November 2014
Balancing on a single rail some nine metres above ground

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HSE UPDATE SCAFFOLD DESIGN AND USE CHECKLIST

Posted on 5th October 2014
Design, training and system expectations made simple

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SCAFFOLDING BOSS JAILED FOLLOWING SITE DEATH

Posted on 4th September 2014
Uncooperative with systems and procedures ‘sorely lacking’

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SCAFFOLDER GIVEN JAIL TERM OVER GIN WHEEL FAILURE

Posted on 28th August 2014
Lifting accessory fell seven metres and fractured skull of workman  

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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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‘NUDGING’ SCAFFOLD TOWER BASE CAUSED COLLAPSE

Posted on 13th May 2014
Apprentice fell with falling tower in poorly planned work at height

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PASMA LAUNCHES SAFER TOWER USE CAMPAIGN

Posted on 6th May 2014
Access body urges use of BS EN1004 towers properly erected

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PUBLIC PUT AT RISK BY SCAFFOLDING OPERATIONS

Posted on 17th March 2014
Contractor prosecuted over dangerous practices and design errors

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MANAGE RISKS

Posted on 16th March 2014
Decorator injured in fall through ladder access opening

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NEW SCAFFOLDING GUIDANCE EXPLAINED

Posted on 3rd March 2014
Good practice guidance for tube and fitting scaffolding

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FREE SEMINARS ON NEW SCAFFOLDING STANDARD

Posted on 11th February 2014
Non-NASC members offered free regional TG20:13 presentations

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR FINED FOR DOUBLE FAILURE

Posted on 4th February 2014
Unsafe pavement scaffolds posed risk to public and workers

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CLIENT PROSECUTED AFTER SCAFFOLDER DEATH

Posted on 31st January 2014
Contractor and client failures triggered rooflight fatal fall

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SCAFFOLDING BODY ‘WINS’ COMPETENCE DEBATE

Posted on 7th January 2014
scaffoldingharness‘Qualified’ set to replace ‘Competent’ in future work at height rules

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CCTV CATCHES SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN SHOPPING MALL

Posted on 17th December 2013
Pedestrians sent running as wind impacts on debris netting

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WORKMAN IN COURT AFTER ALTERING SCAFFOLD

Posted on 11th December 2013
Life-changing injuries caused by unauthorised scaffold modification 

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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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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON DOUBLE-DECKER

Posted on 2nd December 2013
Images show aftermath of scaffold fall onto London bus

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SITE MANAGER FACES MASSIVE PROSECUTION COSTS

Posted on 14th November 2013
Court orders construction manager to pay £77k towards HSE costs

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FIRMS FINED OVER FAILURE TO ADAPT SCAFFOLD

Posted on 12th November 2013
Contractor and subbie both accountable for unsafe workplace

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PASMA ‘TOWER SAFETY’ WEEK GOES DIGITAL & ONLINE

Posted on 23rd October 2013
Mobile access association hosts free-to-view events on best practice

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON LOFT CONVERSION

Posted on 4th October 2013
Images of scene of scaffold collapse on North London road

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SITE MANAGER PROSECUTED ALONGSIDE HOMES FIRM

Posted on 6th September 2013
Bricklayer died in fall from scaffold erected by untrained workmen

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BANKRUPT BOSSES ESCAPE HIGH FINES OVER DEATH

Posted on 6th September 2013
Trainee scaffolder fatality caused by poor safety management

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‘NEXT GENERATION’ SYSTEM SCAFFOLDING LAUNCHED

Posted on 30th July 2013
Major access and scaffolding specialist adds to product range   

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