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Category: Construction

Construction company fined after worker injured falling through void

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A construction company based in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two companies have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment work.

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Construction company sentenced

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings. 

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Man sentenced after worker is fatally crushed in a trench

Monday, April 11, 2016

A self-employed contractor has been fined after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him.

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Demolition contractor sentenced over multiple safety failings

Monday, April 11, 2016

A Hertfordshire based contractor has been found guilty for a series of safety failings across two separate sites.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Friday, April 8, 2016

A roofing company from Worcester has been fined after an employee fell through a skylight.

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Company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A metalwork casting and machining company has been fined for unsafe work practices after an employee almost fell through a fragile roof.

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Plumber sentenced for not being Gas Safe Registered

Monday, April 4, 2016

A plumber in Essex has been sentenced to a community order after installing gas boilers while not being Gas Safe registered.

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Sentence after worker injured at prison

Friday, April 1, 2016

Four different duty holders have been fined after a worker was injured while replacing a window at Leeds prison.

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Roofer fined for safety failings

Friday, April 1, 2016

A roofer based in Berkshire has been fined after disturbing and removing asbestos without a licence.

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Worker falls down service shaft

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker fell thirteen metres down a service riser shaft.

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Working Well Together: Construction industry awareness events – April 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016

Free events run by the industry for the industry  –  book now. Construction health and wellbeing – Ammanford, 6 April 2016; Refurbishment, safety and health awareness – Glasgow, 12 April 2016; Good health is good business – Dudley, 26 April 2016.

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Solar panel specialists in court for roof light fall failings

Monday, March 21, 2016

A solar panel firm has been £153,000 after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile roof light at a private home in Kent.

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CDM 2015: Introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 26 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on, or want to understand the PD function, particularly for small to medium size projects.

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National crane company fined £750,000 for two deaths after collapse

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A national crane hire company has been sentenced for failings that led to the death of two men as a crane collapsed in London.

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Contractor fined after worker injured in cable strike

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A Helensburgh-based contracting company has been fined after a worker hit an underground cable and suffered burns to his hands and face whilst working on a primary school refurbishment project.

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Update on Didcot power station incident

Friday, March 11, 2016

This is a joint statement on behalf of Thames Valley Police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following the partial building collapse at Didcot power station on 23 February.

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Barnstaple gas engineer prosecuted following unsafe asbestos removal at a tenants’ home

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.

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Man fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos

Monday, March 7, 2016

A man from County Durham has been fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a residential property on South Parade, Croft on Tees, County Durham.

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Company fined after work falls through roof

Friday, March 4, 2016

A Cornish clean energy company has been fined after a worker fell through a fragile roof.

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