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Scaffolding firm fined after Scaffolder fell over 4m

An East Anglian Scaffolding firm was fined after a worker fell over four metres suffering severe injuries. Colchester Magistrates’ Court heard how a 39 year...

Companies fined £1.3M for Scaffolders death

Two companies have been fined a total of £1.3m following the death of a scaffolder who was just weeks away from his wedding day. The...

Firm in court after scaffolding blown over during dismantling

A Leicestershire scaffolding company has been fined after scaffolding hit a bus and pedestrians when it blew over during dismantling. Leicester Magistrates’ Court heard how...

NASC Launches SG4:15

At a packed AGM in Leeds the NASC last night launched eagerly awaited SG4:15 'Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations' guidance. As previously mentioned, many of...
HSE: Builder Sentenced

Scaffolder is prosecuted after Roofer falls to his death

A Castleford scaffolder has been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death from a roof. Walter Booth (trading as WB Roofing) was carrying out...
HSE: Builder Sentenced

Scaffolder receives life-changing injuries after 9m fall

A bristol based scaffold firm has been fined after a scaffolder was seriously injured after falling nine metres. Bristol Magistrates Court heard how on 23 July...
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Workers jump for their lives as scaffold collapses

Three firms have been prosecuted by the HSE after workers had to literally jump for their lives when a huge scaffold collapsed into the...

Scaffolding firm fined £300,000 for manslaughter

A Merseyside scaffolding firm has been fined £300,000 after a worker died at its yard in 2012. Kings Scaffolding in Liverpool pleaded guilty to corporate manslaughter after...
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Video: 30ft Mobile scaffolding tower crashes down onto busy street

Video captures the scene as a 30ft mobile scaffolding tower came crashing down in a high street, narrowly missing cars. Last Sunday shop owners and...

Scaffold collapse causes London traffic chaos

Scaffolding from a building development in Hayes, West London collapsed on Wednesday afternoon (September 30), causing local road closures and heavy traffic in the area.The...
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