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HSE investigates after rail workers fall from scaffolding

  A health and safety watchdog has launched an investigation after rail workers were hospitalised after falling from scaffolding. The air ambulance landed at Sandown Park...

Harsco sells it’s scaffolding business

The website vertikal.net has reported that Harsco Infrastructure will be no more after the company has agreed the sale of its Infrastructure division. The news article from the vertikal.net website reports: Harsco has...

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...

Terry Sennett 1966 – 2014

Terry Sennett, a hugely respected scaffolding industry leader has died suddenly aged 48. Its with tremendous personal sadness I have to inform our readers of...

Scrapping of hard hat laws could lead to more deaths

Construction workers could be left without hard hats on sites after life-saving laws were scrapped last week. This is the warning from leaders of the...
F-Board

F-Board Falls Into Administration

Plastic scaffold board manufacturer F-Board has been placed into administration. F-Board Ltd. (F-Board) listed as trading at 17-19 and 23 & 24 Prothero Industrial Estate,...
North Sea Rig

Search underway for man missing from North Sea Rig

A search is still underway tonight after a man was reported missing from a North Sea rig. The 49-year-old man who, according to unconfirmed reports...

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...

Oxford scaffolding company Guilt Edge goes under 05/10/10

Abingdon-based scaffolder Gilt Edge Contracts has been placed in administration with the loss of around 45 jobs. The established scaffolding contractor worked mainly for...

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...
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