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Scaffolding firm fined after fitting hits pedestrian

A scaffolding company has been sentenced after a scaffold fitting fell approximately 60ft and hit a member of the public walking below. Westminster Magistrates Court...
GKR Scaffolding VR training launch

GKR Scaffolding launch groundbreaking Virtual Reality scaffolder training

GKR Scaffolding unveils their groundbreaking immersive Virtual Reality safety training. At a swish launch event held in London last week, scaffolding specialists GKR Scaffolding showcased...
BAM Construction

40K Fine for spilling scaffolding tubes and injuring scaffolder

BAM Construction has been fined £40,000 after spilling scaffolding tubes and injuring a scaffolder. The large well-known construction company was fined after Westminster Magistrates’ Court...

Scaffolder faces jail for not being clipped on

A scaffolder faces jail after being caught erecting scaffolding 60ft in the air without clipping on. Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court yesterday heard how on...
APPG Falls from height inquiry

Parliamentary Inquiry into falls from height launches

New All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for working at height has launched an inquiry into the numbers of serious injuries and fatalities which occur...
Benchmark Scaffolding fined after scaffolder seriously injured

Benchmark fined after scaffolder seriously injured

Specialist contractor Benchmark Scaffolding has been fined after a scaffolder suffered serious injuries. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22 February 2016 at a site...

Safety alert issued for Acrow Props

Expert calls for people to check any recent deliveries of Acrow Props. A leading industry Health and Safety expert has reported a potentially life threatening...
Scaffolder death

Scaffolder dies instantly after dumper truck crush

Top Construction And Engineering Firms Awaiting Sentencing Following Tragic Death Of Scaffolder Sentencing over serious health and safety breaches involving Both housebuilder Redrow and sub-contractor...
Hi-Pro Scaffolding Ltd Fined

10K Fine After Scaffolder Fell Three Meters

A Scaffolding company has been fined after a worker fell three metres and lost consciousness. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how, in February 2016, a scaffolder...
HSE

Scaffold Inspectors Prosecuted After Roofers Fall

The HSE have prosecuted two scaffold Inspectors after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building, resulting in serious injuries. Greater...
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