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Category: Construction

Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A Manchester building contractor and a company owner have appeared in court after a worker was seriously injured on a refurbishment site.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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London construction firm fined after workers injured

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Leyland SDM (LSDM) Limited has been fined after four workers fell more than three and a half metres whilst carrying a ventilation unit.

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Steel worker suffers life threatening injuries

Monday, February 13, 2017

A Canvey Island engineering firm was sentenced today for health and safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries.

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Company fined for safety failings resulting in workers death

Friday, February 10, 2017

A Midlands based construction equipment hire company has been fined after a worker’s death.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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Construction company director imprisoned after safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

The director of a construction company has been imprisoned for eight months after failing to take appropriate action which resulted in a young worker receiving serious burns.

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Worker exposed to high level of carbon monoxide

Friday, January 20, 2017

A Construction firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were exposed to carbon monoxide and other substances hazardous to health.

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Refurb health and safety event for construction workers

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Construction companies and workers involved with refurbishment projects are invited to attend a free health and safety awareness event organised by Site Safe Scotland’s Working Well Together campaign and North Lanarkshire Council.

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Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Lincoln based Construction Company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors were prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor.

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Employee prosecuted for dangerous work at height

Monday, December 19, 2016

An employee of a steel erection firm has been sentenced at Manchester Magistrates Court after admitted working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester.

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Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres

Monday, December 19, 2016

An asbestos removal supervisor has been sentenced after admitting exposing numerous workers to deadly asbestos fibres during licensed asbestos removal works.

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Crushing plant operative left seriously injured

Monday, December 19, 2016

A crushing plant firm has been fined after worker lost his left arm when it was dragged into exposed machinery.

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Trio of firms fined £2million after worker’s leg is broken in trench collapse

Monday, December 19, 2016

Three companies have been sentenced today (19 December 2016) in Lincoln Crown Court after a worker’s leg was broken in six places when a trench which he was working in collapsed on him

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Air conditioning maintenance company in court over workers fall

Friday, December 16, 2016

A Leeds based air conditioning maintenance company has been fined after a worker fell 3 metres through a false ceiling.

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Builder prosecuted for worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A builder from Surrey has been prosecuted for the fall of a worker.

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Construction companies fined after failing to carry out basement excavation work safely

Friday, December 9, 2016

Two London based construction companies were prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches on a double basement construction project.

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