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Scaffolder narrowly avoids jail after scaffold collapse

A Wigan scaffolder has been sentenced after scaffolding collapsed at a retail site in Loggerheads, Staffordshire North Staffordshire Justice Centre heard how Mr Kinsley a...
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Construction firm fined after Scaffolder is left paralysed

A construction company has been fined £100K after a scaffolder fell 4m through an opening. Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined...
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PASMA Launches Major International Safety Campaign

PASMA has announced the launch of the PASMA Safety at Height Advisory Panel The new initiative is designed to promote height safety and the safe...
Scaffolder Jamie Mines

Scaffolders Fundraiser Smashes £100K Target

Over £100,000 has been raised for scaffolder, Jamie Mines, after he lost both hands and a foot in accident at work in December. As previously...
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Three plunge into water after bridge scaffolding collapses

A large scaffold under a bridge crossing in New Zealand has collapsed. According to local media three people have plunged into the water and one...
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Two injured as scaffolding collapses in London street

A man is fighting for his life after falling from height while working on scaffolding at an address in London The incident happened at around...

Update: Electric Shock Scaffolder shows improvement

Scaffolder Jamie Mines who had to have his leg and hands amputated after a severe electric shock is no longer in an induced coma. As...

Road closed after truck smashes into scaffolding

A truck driver has been charged with careless driving after ploughing into scaffolding erected to protect a Scottish bridge. The Daily Record reports that the accident happened...

Inquest: Former scaffolder could have breathed in asbestos as a child

A former scaffolder may have died through exposure to asbestos on his father’s clothing, an inquest heard. According to local media, Alan Cooper, aged 52,...

Scaffolder loses leg and arms after being electrocuted

A scaffolder has had his leg and both arms amputated after being severely electrocuted while at work. Dad-of-two Jamie Mines was working at height on...
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