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Road Closed After Scaffold Collapse

 Balham High Road, Wandsworth has been closed off after scaffolding erected outside a building on the street collapsed this morning.Firefighters were called at 3.20am...

Inquiry told man’s scaffolding fall death was a ‘tragic accident’

 The death of a retired Dundee scaffolder after he fell while on a ''homer'' last summer was a ''tragic accident,'' a fatal accident inquiry...

The New Scafftag Re-Designed For Scaffolding By Scaffolders

 Scafftag have today announced a new re-designed tag that is simpler and more durable.Over the past few months Scafftag have been asking customers "what...

Former Mill Collapses Bringing Down Scaffolding

 Police remained at the scene of a Bradford city centre demolition site this morning after a wall and scaffolding collapsed, causing major disruption.Part of...

Scaffolding Collapses In The Center Of Chorley

 Scaffolding collapsed on a busy market street throwing a 45 year old worker 15ft to the ground.AN eyewitness said “it was a miracle nobody...

Falling scaffold tube kills smoking worker

 A Coroners Court heard how a  scaffold tube fell like a ballistic missile before killing a worker on his smoke break.On August 6, 2010,...

Strong start to 2012 for Simian Risk

 Leading scaffolding health and safety consultancy Simian Risk Group has announced a strong start to 2012 with continued growth forecast for the coming year.The...
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HSE Clampdown On Construction Sites

 Construction sites are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health.Between 20...
HSE

Scaffolding Firm Fined 30K After Scaffolder’s Fall

By Daniel NortonFred Lewis Scaffolding Ltd has been prosecuted after a scaffolder fell seven metrers through a roof in Stoke-on-Trent.Father of three Gary Hampton,28,...
HSE

Scaffold Firm Fined £85,000 After Worker Is Paralysed

 A scaffolding company faces fines and costs totalling £85,000 following an accident which paralysed a worker.Father-of-three David Collins was unloading behind Argos, in Festival...
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