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Construction firm prosecuted after falling roof sheets narrowly miss karting party

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

 A construction company has been fined after metal sheets crashed through a karting track roof – narrowly missing members of the public. 

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Contractor in court after section of roof fell on worker

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An Ayrshire construction contractor has been fined for serious safety failings after part of a roof fell on a worker during demolition.

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Businessman jailed after Lithuanian worker killed after fall from roof at Blackburn mill

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A business man in charge of converting an old mill has been jailed, and his father, the owner of the building, given a suspended jail sentence following an incident in which a Lithuanian worker died in a fall.

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Home builder in court for platform collapse

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A national home builder has been fined for safety failings after a bricklayer was badly injured in a three metre fall when a temporary platform collapsed.

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Double prosecution after Londoner’s fatal fall

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A roofer and a national timber supplier have been sentenced for serious safety breaches after a labourer plunged more than eight metres to his death at a site in Tottenham, north London.

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Carpet firm sentenced after wall collapses on employee

Friday, May 15, 2015

A Littleborough carpet firm has been fined after an employee suffered severe injuries when a concrete wall collapsed onto him.

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INDG411 – Need building work done? A short guide for clients on CDM 2015 (rev)

Friday, May 15, 2015

This leaflet is aimed at anyone having maintenance, small-scale building work or other minor works carried out. As a client you have duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 – this leaflet explains what you need to do and points out where you can find out more.

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Crawley Scaffolder fined for unsafe working at height

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Michael Alldis trading as Southern Tube Scaffold of Buckswood Drive, Crawley has been prosecuted after workers were put at risk during refurbishment work.

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L153 – Managing health and safety in construction – CDM 2015: Guidance on Regulations

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. This publication provides guidance on the legal requirements and is available to help anyone with duties under the Regulations.

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Cheshire firm in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A laboratory design and installation specialist has been fined after exposing workers, pupils and teachers to asbestos material at a school in Suffolk.

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