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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...
Bridge Scaffolding Collapse

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...
Scaffold Collapse

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...

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...
Scaffolders death

Scaffolders recieve suspended prison sentence for death of worker

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirmed recently that two scaffolders from St. Austell, Cornwall have both received suspended prison sentences following the death...

AIF Conference Set to Shape the Height Safety Agenda

The Access Industry Forum (AIF), the forum for eleven of the leading trade associations and federations involved in work at height, has confirmed the...
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