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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...

“Failed to Plan, Manage or Monitor”

TWO COMPANIES, P.D.R. Construction Limited and Metcalfe Roofing & Building Services Limited, have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile mesh roof...

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...

Double Prosecution Following Rooflight Fall

TWO FIRMS have been fined after an employee of a construction company fell through a roof onto a concrete floor below. On 23 January 2018...

Roofing Boss Blown Off School Site in Storm

THREE CONSTRUCTION companies have been fined after the director of one of the firms received serious injuries after falling 11 metres when a gust...

Call for Industry-wide Ladder Training Following Prosecution

THE LADDER Association – a not-for-profit authority dedicated to promoting the safe use of ladders and stepladders – is urging all ladder users, and...

AIF Announces 2019 Work at Height Conference

THE ACCESS Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has announced that its second national...

Contractor Fined Following Fall Through Skylight

A CONSTRUCTION company, Modern Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker fell through a skylight. On 12 May 2017, a worker was carrying out cladding...

MPs Call for Action to Tackle Increase in Work at Height...

THE All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has expressed concerns after annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) revealed that fatal injuries, as a result of...

HSE Releases Annual Workplace Fatality Figures

THE HEALTH and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to...