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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...

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...

Top Tips for Safe Working in Extreme Cold Weather Conditions

WITH parts of the UK experiencing bitterly cold weather, snow and icy conditions with sub zero temperatures, roofers need to take extra care. In the...

Stay on Guard with Kee Walk

Kee Safety, a global supplier of fall protection equipment and safety railing systems, has expanded its range of safe access solutions for roof top walkways...