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Charity publishes support pack for workers who fall from height

UK charity launches free support pack helping people affected by a fall from height. THE NO FALLS FOUNDATION, the UK charity dedicated to preventing falls...
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No design and inadequate ties lead to scaffolding collapse

A scaffolding contractor has been hit with a £15,000 fine after scaffolding collapsed across the entrance to the car park of Coventry Skydome. The Birmingham...
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Firm and boss fined after two workers fall from scaffold tower

A north-west roofing supplies firm and its director have been fined after two workers fell from a scaffold, sustaining serious injuries. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard...
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Altrad reaches 11-years without a lost-time injury

Altrad has reached the landmark milestone of 11 years without a lost-time injury on a chemical site in Carrington, near Manchester.
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HSE to run month-long inspection blitz in construction

HSE inspectors are set to target construction sites in Great Britain to check that their health standards are up to scratch. Starting on Monday 5...
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HSE Spot Inspections Target Bolton and Trafford

Bolton and Trafford are the latest areas the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is specifically targeting with spot inspections to ensure workplaces are COVID-secure. Following...
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Isle of Wight worker dies during demo project

Three construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Portsmouth Crown...
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Scaffolder seriously injured after falling at Scottish factory

A scaffolder has been rushed to hospital after falling at a factory in Scotland The 39-year-old worker reportedly fell through the roof of Norbord's MDF...
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Demo trade body launches new safety guidance video for scaffolding

National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) has produced a scaffolding safety guidance video for demolition contractors. The video published today aims to predominately educate demolition...
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HSE: Death rate in construction on the rise

Latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive reveal death rates in construction have increased. The figures show 40 construction site workers were killed as...
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