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Category: Construction

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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Company and Director fined after Multiple Safety Failings on Construction Site

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A construction company and its Managing Director have been prosecuted for operating an unsafe construction site during the conversion of a building in Bollington.

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HSE prosecution announcement

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of th…

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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NWSI Seminar: Design Safety to Save Lives – Manchester – 23 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

NWSI in partnership with HSE invite you to a seminar on the roles and responsibilities for designers and clients under CDM 2015.

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Construction firm fined after hoarding falls on passer-by

Monday, October 10, 2016

A construction company from Cambridge has been fined after temporary hoarding from one of their sites fell onto a member of public walking along the high street.

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Council fined after employee was injured from fall

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Yorkshire council has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Construction company fined after worker losses both legs

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Cornish construction company has been fined after their worker had to have both legs amputated, around the knee, after being crushed by a dumper truck.

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Building contractor prosecuted following worker’s fall

Thursday, October 6, 2016

A building contractor from Wokingham has been prosecuted after a worker fell and punctured his lung while carrying out demolition work.

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