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Householder Campaign Launched to Help Boost Construction Recovery Endorsed by NFRC

A CAMPAIGN to provide guidance to homeowners for when tradespeople are doing work in their homes, endorsed by the NFRC, has been launched to...

PASMA Launches Resource Library for Health & Safety Professionals

HELPING WORKERS stay safe on scaffold towers will be easier than ever, thanks to PASMA’s new Safety Practitioner Zone From 1 May 2020, members of...

Biggest Risks While Working on Mobile Platforms Revealed

THE BIGGEST RISKS and most likely causes of accidents worldwide while working on mobile elevated work platforms have been revealed in a new report. The...

Cladding Contractors Warned Over Cancer-Causing Welding Rules

AN INSURER IS WARNING cladding and other contractors to review how welding is carried out, a year on after new Health and Safety regulations...

HSE Warns on Health Effects of Slate Cutting

SLATE CUTTING AND DRESSING should always be done in a well-ventilated, monitored area to protect workers according to the Health and Safety Executive. Exposure to...

Roofing Company Fined After Employee Falls Over 20ft

A ROOFING COMPANY HAS been fined after an employee fell more than 20ft onto a concrete floor, suffering multiple fractures. Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court heard that...

Roofing Contractor Company Fined After Fatal Ladder Fall

AN ABERDEEN ROOFING contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold at Jute Street...

New CEO for Health and Safety Executive

THE NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE of Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator, Sarah Albon took up her post on 2 September 2019.  Sarah Albon has vacated...

Ministry of Defence Slammed Over Roof Asbestos Scandal

THE MINISTRY of Defence (MoD) has been slammed by Unite for failing to remove asbestos from the roof of its base at Ashchurch in...

Roofing Contractor Admits Safety Failings Following Employee’s Death

AN ABERDEEN-based roofing company pleaded guilty to safety failings after one of its employees fell from a ladder and died. On 21 September 2016, Joseph...