Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - STRUCTURAL SAFETY - Category

TEMPORARY WORKS EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

Posted on 8th March 2017
TWf supported symposia provide learning opportunity

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: EXTERNAL WALL STABILITY

Posted on 23rd February 2017
SCOSS issues Safety Alert after school wall collapse Inquiry report

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: STEEL FRAME STABILITY

Posted on 8th February 2017
SCOSS issues alert on stability/integrity of steel frame structures

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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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TEMPORARY WORKS FAILURE LEAD TO DEATH

Posted on 3rd November 2016
TW on major project not built to safe design and checked

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BASEMENT ‘NUISANCE BUSTERS’ LAUNCHED IN LONDON

Posted on 12th September 2016
Levy will pay for protection from noise, dust and traffic impact

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DEADLINE FOR SUSPENDED PLASTER CEILING SURVEYS

Posted on 2nd August 2016
HSE alerts building owners to safety inspection deadline

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 20th July 2016
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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COLLAPSE OF CONCRETE WALL CLAIMS FIVE LIVES

Posted on 8th July 2016
Dead workmen remain trapped under metal and concrete at recycling plant

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HSE INVESTIGATES MASSIVE RACKING COLLAPSE

Posted on 9th May 2016
Fork lift truck operator found alive after warehouse storage collapse

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: UPDATE ON RECOVERY

Posted on 3rd May 2016
Contractor disappointed to be replaced on recovery operation

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DIDCOT DISASTER: PRESS REPORT WARNINGS

Posted on 18th April 2016
Mirror and Mail tell of fears expressed by deceased demo workers

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 17th April 2016

SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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SCHOOL CLOSURES TRIGGERED BY MISSING TIES

Posted on 12th April 2016
Operator and contractor statements on problem and progress

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DIDCOT POWER STATION FATALITIES: HSE UPDATE

Posted on 14th March 2016
hselogo1Recovery of bodies will follow HSE approval of RWE safety plan

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: UPDATE ON RECOVERY OPERATIONS

Posted on 8th March 2016
Families express concern at delay and lack of hope from authorities

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 25th January 2016
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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ALERT: WIND LOADING ON TEMPORARY STRUCTURES

Posted on 3rd December 2015
Structural Safety body issues warning on wind and tall buildings

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY PUBLISHES NEWSLETTER

Posted on 2nd November 2015
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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REINFORCEMENT CAGE SAFETY MANAGEMENT

Posted on 19th October 2015
Temporary works expert forum concerned over cage stability

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY PUBLISHES NEWSLETTER

Posted on 3rd August 2015
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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FATALITY: FLOOR COLLAPSE

Posted on 27th July 2015
Trapped man pronounced dead at scene on London site

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FAILURE OF ANCHOR BOLTS CAUSED FATAL COLLAPSE

Posted on 30th June 2015
Lack of critical checks by Principal Contractor and others

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FALLING TRUSS TRIGGERED DOMINO EFFECT

Posted on 17th June 2015
Four workers injured when roof trusses collapsed

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FATALITY: COLLAPSE OF TEMPORARY STRUCTURE

Posted on 15th June 2015
Death on new biogas facility in Cornwall

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MAJOR HOMES FIRM OVERLOADED PLATFORM

Posted on 1st June 2015
Court hears how platform collapsed under weight of blocks

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HSE BASEMENT BLITZ LEADS TO PROSECUTION

Posted on 1st June 2015
Firm failed to provided proper support for deep excavation

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BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY REMAINS BELOW PAR

Posted on 29th March 2015
One in two basement sites in London fail safety inspections

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HSE TARGETS BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY STANDARDS

Posted on 4th March 2015
Intensive inspection aims to cut excavation deaths and injuries

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‘MIRACLE’ ESCAPE IN CHURCH BUILDING COLLAPSE

Posted on 24th February 2015
Incorrect bolts triggered collapse of stacked portable buildings

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MAJOR PLAYER FAILED TO FOLLOW TW PROCEDURES

Posted on 3rd February 2015
Collapse of rebar structure caused by inadequate temporary works support

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TEMPORARY WORKS GUIDE FOR CLIENTS

Posted on 2nd February 2015
Guide provides insight into best practice in TW engineering

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FATALITY: COLLAPSE ON LONDON REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 4th December 2014
Falling wall crushed workman during pub to apartments conversion

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GUIDELINES ON SAFE UNDERPINNING AND MINI PILING

Posted on 3rd November 2014
Industry body publishes new guide for all dutyholders

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY ISSUES LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 3rd November 2014
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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CPA PUBLISH NEW GROUND CONDITION GUIDANCE

Posted on 28th October 2014
Assessment of ground and precautions for safe use of mobile plant

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SAFETY ALERT ON FREE STANDING MASONRY WALLS

Posted on 3rd October 2014
Structural safety body issues collapse prevention guidance

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INCIDENT: STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE

Posted on 13th May 2014
Two workmen injured after pre-cast concrete landing collapses

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CONCRETE FLOOR COLLAPSED DURING REMEDIAL WORKS

Posted on 22nd April 2014
Homes developer and bricklaying firm fined over obvious risk

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FATALITY: COLLAPSE ON MAJOR LONDON REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 15th April 2014
Floor failure suspected to have caused fall of mini-excavator and workmen

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FATALITY: CROSSRAIL WORKER STRUCK BY CONCRETE

Posted on 8th March 2014
Spraying concrete in joint venture tunnel ends in tragedy

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INQUEST: FOUR MEN DIED IN REBAR CAGE COLLAPSE

Posted on 11th February 2014
Coroner hears of Police challenge to CPS view on manslaughter

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INVESTIGATION INTO DOOR DOUBLE FATALITY ONGOING

Posted on 10th February 2014
Police and HSE continue to explore cause of catastrophic door collapse

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GUIDANCE ON RISK IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Posted on 22nd January 2014
collapsecarparkInstitution of Structural Engineers publish decision making framework

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY ISSUES LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 22nd January 2014
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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STEELWORK COLLAPSE INJURED FIVE WORKMEN

Posted on 17th December 2013
Key section of canopy truss steelwork failed due to insufficient weld

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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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INQUEST: FOUR DEATHS IN ONE INCIDENT

Posted on 3rd December 2013
HSE prosecutions still possible regarding in Norfolk collapse

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MANAGING RISKS WITH CATASTROPHIC POTENTIAL

Posted on 23rd November 2013
Construction industry failing to demonstrate serious approach to disaster risks 

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MAJOR INCIDENT: BUILDING COLLAPSE SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on 20th November 2013
Shopping mall under construction collapses trapping workers

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