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Fatal Temporary Platform Fall Fine

OLIVER CONNELL and Son Ltd and Rydon Construction Ltd have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. On...

Outcry at Community Service for Roofer Death

FOLLOWING NEWS published in the Roofing Today Bulletin last week, of the tragic death of roofer Daniel Shrimpton, protests have been raised at the community...

Director Sentenced after Employee Fell Six Metres from Roof

THE DIRECTOR of Globalforce Contracts Limited, Graham Dyson, has been sentenced after an employee fell from a roof and sustained life-threatening injuries. On 7 April...

Company Fined after Scaffolding Collapsed into School Playground

A COMPANY has been fined after scaffolding it erected collapsed onto a neighbouring primary school. Swain Scaffolding Limited erected scaffolding 7m high and 8m long...

Roofing Company Sentenced Following Death Fall

A ROOFING company and its director have been sentenced after the death of an employee on site. On 9 December 2015, Daniel Shrimpton, a worker...

Serious Fall Lands Scaffolding Company in Court

AFTER suffering serious injuries following a fall from height, a metal fabrication company has been sentenced after an agency worker sustained serious injuries following a...

Well-Known Cladding Firm Fined after Worker’s Hand Crushed in Machinery

SIG Trading, trading as A Steadman and Son, has been fined after a worker’s hand became trapped in machinery. On 21 October 2015, Matthew Hook, an...

Refuse Collection Company Convicted Over Death of Worker

REFUSE collection company, Veolia UK, has been convicted of a criminal safety offence after an employee was run over and killed in the workplace. On...

HSE Targets London Inspections on Health and Asbestos

THE LATEST Health and Safety Executive (HSE) construction inspection initiative begins this week, and will continue until 17 February. The campaign is primarily targeting London...

Scaffolder Suffers Life-Changing Skylight Fall While Erecting Fall Protection

A SCAFFOLDING company from Poole in Dorset has been sentenced after a worker sustained life changing injuries having fallen five metres through a skylight...