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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...

Offshore Scaffolding Safety Alert Issued In Australia

The NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) has issued a safety alert after the investigation found a list of failures after a major...

4 killed as bamboo scaffolding of building collapses 25/09/10

Four labourers died when a bamboo scaffolding of a 27-storey building under contruction collapsed in Ghansoli,Navi Mumbai, Saturday evening. “The Bhoomi Oscar residential complex in...
HSE: Builder Sentenced

Scaffold company fined for safety failings

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection. Llanelli Magistrates’ Court heard how OW Scaffolding was working at...

Major Contractor Fined Over Scaffolding Works Failure

  Wates Construction and MPB Structures have been fined a total of £100,000 over an incident in 2007 when seven construction workers were injured after...
HSE

Business partners fined £13K for scaffolding collapse

  Two scaffolding business partners that erected unsafe scaffolding were sentenced on Wednesday 16 November. Scaffolding Systems South West bosses were fined a total of £13,000,...
PASMA Middle East

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...
NASC 2015 Safety Report

The NASC announces the launch of its 2015 Safety Report

The NASC has today launched its 2015 Safety Report – documenting accident statistics for all NASC full contracting member companies in 2014, covering 14,988...

Government Cutbacks Hit The HSE

Budget pressures prompt HSE to close offices Faced with a 35-per-cent government-funding squeeze, the HSE has decided to close two of its offices in the...

Scaffolder falls 30ft at Fawley refinery

An HSE investigation has been launched after a scaffolder working at Fawley refinery fell 30ft through the roof of a disused building. It has been...
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