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Contracts Manager Jailed After Roofer Fell to His Death

A CONTRACTS MANAGER for a roofing company has been jailed for two years after an employee fell through a fragile roof to his death. Mark...

Roofing Company Fined After Worker Suffers Serious Back Injuries

A ROOFING COMPANY HAS been fined almost £30,000 after a worker fell from a ladder while carrying broken tiles in a bucket, suffering serious...

Director Sentenced After Brother’s Fatal Fall

THE DIRECTOR of a solar panel company has been sentenced after his brother died from a fall through a fragile roof. Worcester Crown Court heard...

Fine for Roofing and Cladding Company After Workers Suffer Burn Injuries

A BIRMINGHAM-BASED industrial roofing and cladding company has been fined more than £20,000 after two of its self-employed workers received serious burns to their...

Injuries Rising and Prosecutions Falling Raises Union Safety Concerns

UNITE, the UK’s construction union, has warned that the new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) showing a rise in construction injuries...

2019 Health and Safety Statistics

THE HEALTH AND SAFETY Executive (HSE) has published its latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain. The annual figures for 2018/19 show: ...

Fragile Roof Fall Fine After Life Changing Head Injuries

A BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE company has been fined after an employee fell from height, causing life changing head injuries. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard that on...

Roofing Contractors Fined After Repeatedly Ignoring Advice

A ROOFING COMPANY has been fined after repeatedly failing to manage health and safety on construction sites. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how between 7 March...

HSE Starts New Health Inspection Campaign

BETWEEN 7 October - 1 November, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be carrying out its latest construction inspection initiative on UK construction...

Roofing Partners Sentenced for Unsafe Work at Height

THE PARTNERS OF a roofing company have been sentenced following unsafe work on a Bowls Club in Salisbury. Swindon Magistrates’ Court heard how between 23...