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HSE LOSES PATIENCE WITH ERRANT CONTRACTOR

Posted on 24th October 2019
Roofing firm fined £30,000 over failure to manage work at height risks

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TRUSS ERECTION LACKED INTERNAL FALL PROTECTION

Posted on 24th October 2019
Carpenter fell and injured whilst falling with roof truss

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WORKMAN FELL HEAD FIRST THROUGH ROOFLIGHT

Posted on 24th October 2019
Fragile roof dangers not assessed and properly controlled

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 18th October 2019
CROSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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HSE RISK REDUCTION THROUGH DESIGN AWARD

Posted on 18th October 2019
Regulator seeks to promote hazard avoidance and risk minimisation

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FINED OVER ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 18th October 2019
Checks for presence of asbestos not undertaken prior to refurbishment

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DIRECTOR PROSECUTED AND JAILED AS EMPLOYEE

Posted on 18th October 2019
Workman fatally injured when crushed between bucket and wall

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BUILDING MATERIALS FIRM FINED OVER FATALITY

Posted on 10th October 2019
Failure to effectively isolated power to machinery caused death of engineer

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CUSTOM AND PRACTICE CAUSED EXPLOSION DEATHS

Posted on 10th October 2019
Electrical accumulator explosion claims the lives of two engineers

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REBAR FELL DURING TANDEM FLT LIFTING OP

Posted on 10th October 2019
Workman seriously injured during improperly planned and executed lift

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FIRM FINED AFTER FINGER OF TRAINEE SEVERED

Posted on 8th October 2019
Young worker injured hand working on unguarded rip saw

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WORKMAN FELL THROUGH ROOF OPENING

Posted on 7th October 2019
Contractor failed to provide collective edge protection or fall arrest

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DRIVER UNDER TRAINING CRUSHED BY TELEHANDLER

Posted on 30th September 2019
Court sentences company director to unpaid work community order

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DIRECTOR IN DOCK OVER FRAGILE ROOF RISK

Posted on 30th September 2019
Roofing contractor and director failed to plan and manage falls risk

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HSE START PROJECT HEALTH RISK INTERVENTIONS

Posted on 30th September 2019
Regulator set to check health risks assessed and controls in place

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AIF NATIONAL WORKING AT HEIGHT CONFERENCE

Posted on 23rd September 2019
HSE Construction Head to speak at Access Industry Forum conference

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NEW HSE HAVS CALCULATOR TO HELP CONTROL RISK

Posted on 23rd September 2019
New calculator includes “cautious estimates” for common tools

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JAIL TERM FOR DIRECTOR OVER LORRY CRANE DEFECTS

Posted on 23rd September 2019
Operator impaled on dangerous and uninspected lifting appliance

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STEEL PIPE FALL TRIGGERS FREAK CAUSE OF DEATH

Posted on 16th September 2019
Wooden bearer sent flying by pipe struck workman on head

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FATAL FALL FROM INSECURE SCAFFOLD LADDER

Posted on 16th September 2019

Scaffold erected by unqualified and incompetent person

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