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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...

Young Scaffolder is in intensive care after three-storey fall from scaffolding

A scaffolder who survived a three-storey fall in Thornbury, Bristol is in a ‘critical but stable’ condition in hospital.21-year-old Scaffolder Jack Conner Brown, was...
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...

Scaffold Firm Fined 10K For No Scaffolding Licence

A company has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to erecting scaffolding without a licence. Local news...

Accident rates tumble among NASC members

Accident and injury rates among NASC member fell sharply last year according to their latest safety report. The NASC Safety Report documents and analyses accident...
Brogan Group

Brogan Group Announce 1.2M Man-Hours Accident Free

Brogan Group have announced the achievement of 1,200,000 man-hours accident free. The award winning international specialist scaffolding and access contractor Brogan Group put this impressive milestone into...
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