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Category: Construction

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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Worker injured after being struck by concrete skip

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A site manager and a worker have been fined for safety failings after another worker was struck by a concrete skip at a construction site in South London.

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HSL: Managing Health Risks in Construction Seminar – HSL Buxton, 5 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This seminar will provide a unique opportunity to influence the type of support required by the industry to effect a change on health risk management.

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Construction company fined £800,000 after worker injured

Friday, September 16, 2016

A Surrey construction company has been fined after a contractor was run over on a large site in Wokingham.

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Two scaffolders receive suspended prison sentence following workers death

Friday, September 16, 2016

Two scaffolders from St Austell, Cornwall have received suspended prison sentences following a death of a worker who fell 7m to his death.

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Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded.

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HSE jobs – Trainee Inspectors of Health and Safety – National

Monday, September 5, 2016

The current recruitment for trainee inspectors is closed, however, see if you could be right for the role?”

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Construction firm in court after worker fractures spine in roof fall

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Construction firm Montway Ltd has been fined £144,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell off a roof during demolition work.

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Company director jailed following workers death

Friday, August 26, 2016

A company director has been jailed for 12-months following the death of one of his workers.

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Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.

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RR1082 – The effectiveness of HSE’s regulatory approach: The construction example

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This project has examined the effectiveness HSE’s approach to regulation of the construction sector since 2001. HSE provided a catalyst for change – utilising its unique information on the industry and expertise in understanding reasonably practicable control to support risk creators in their control of these risks.

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Timber-frame firm fined for fire safety and traffic offences

Monday, August 8, 2016

J G Hale Construction Ltd based in South Wales has been fined £100,000 for running an unsafe timber-frame construction site.

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Company expose family to risk of asbestos

Friday, July 29, 2016

A Hertfordshire-based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.

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Bradford firm fined after worker fell through skylight

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A company which manufactures signage and displays for high street retailer was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell to his death through a roof light.

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Suspended ceiling inspection

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

1 September marks the deadline by which theatre owners should have had their suspended plaster ceilings inspected by a specialist to ensure that they are safe. New guidance about this which was co-written with HSE following the collapse of the Apollo Theatre ceiling in 2013, can be found on the ABTT website at If […]

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Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos

Friday, July 22, 2016

An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment and maintenance activities exposed school staff and others to asbestos.

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Worker trapped by three tonne road roller

Friday, July 22, 2016

An exhibitions and displays company has been fined for safety breaches after a labourer was crushed by a road roller.

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Worker injured falling down a service riser shaft

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A construction company in Gateshead has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he fell down a service riser shaft.

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Steel galvanising firm fined over safety breach

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A galvanising firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe injuries.

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