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Birmingham builder dies in scaffold fall

The Police and the HSE are currently involved in a joint investigation after a 78-year-old builder died after falling from scaffolding.On March 5, the builder...

Scaffolding firm fined 100K after apprentice joiner falls from loading bay

A scaffolding company has been fined £100,000 for safety breaches after a 16-year-old apprentice joiner fell four metres from a scaffold.Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard...

Worker falls from scaffolding on Surrey Quays development

An operative is currently recovering in hospital after falling 4m from scaffolding erected on a mixed-used development site.A Health and Safety investigation is today...
GKR Scaffolding VR training launch

GKR Scaffolding launch groundbreaking Virtual Reality scaffolder training

GKR Scaffolding unveils their groundbreaking immersive Virtual Reality safety training. At a swish launch event held in London last week, scaffolding specialists GKR Scaffolding showcased...
APPG Falls from height inquiry

Parliamentary Inquiry into falls from height launches

New All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for working at height has launched an inquiry into the numbers of serious injuries and fatalities which occur...

Safety alert issued for Acrow Props

Expert calls for people to check any recent deliveries of Acrow Props. A leading industry Health and Safety expert has reported a potentially life threatening...
Hi-Pro Scaffolding Ltd Fined

10K Fine After Scaffolder Fell Three Meters

A Scaffolding company has been fined after a worker fell three metres and lost consciousness. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how, in February 2016, a scaffolder...
HSE

Scaffold Inspectors Prosecuted After Roofers Fall

The HSE have prosecuted two scaffold Inspectors after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building, resulting in serious injuries. Greater...
HSE: Builder Sentenced

Scaffold firm fined 27K after untrained worker falls

A scaffolding company has been fined after a worker was left in a coma after falling from scaffolding.Bristol Magistrates Court heard how an employee...

Safety & Access to Hold Networking Event

Scaffold training specialists Safety & Access Ltd are holding a free Networking Day at their Humber Training Centre CATCH in Stallingborough on 27 September...
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