A scaffolding company has been fined after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane

Scaffolding firm fined £200K over fatal electrocution

A scaffolding company has been fined nearly £200,000 after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane.
Scaffolder crushed to death in church collapse

Scaffolder crushed to death in church collapse

Two directors are on trial after a scaffolder was crushed to death in a “long-predicted” church collapse. A court heard that Jeff Plevey, 56, from...

Worker falls from scaffolding at Trafford Centre

A contractor has been fined nearly £20,000 after a worker fell 15ft from a scaffolding tower in the Trafford Centre, Manchester. The TA Knox Shopfitters...
HSE

Inspection Blitz: HSE to crack down hard on dust

HSE’s inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting firms within construction in a month-long inspection blitz. Starting Monday 4 October 2021 the HSE are to...

HSE update guidance on driving and riding for work

The HSE, working in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT), has published updated guidance on work-related road risk (WRRR) for employers and workers. The...
Two pensioners die in scaffold fall

Two pensioners die in scaffold fall

Two pensioners have died after falling from a scaffold that collapsed at a church in Peterhead, Scotland. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Merchant...

HSE publish annual workplace death figures 2020/21

Provisional data released by the HSE show that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase...
nasc safety report 2021

NASC 2021 Report Shows Safety Remains High With Members

NASC Contractor members have recorded their second-lowest figure for accidents and injuries in 2020 according to data revealed in the NASC 2021 Safety Report. NASC...

Jason Anker supports colourful life-saving training system

Safety awareness campaigner Jason Anker MBE has given his support to the E-Colors Personality Diversity Indicator (PDI), saying that it could help prevent avoidable...

Massive fine given after lifting operation goes wrong

Two construction companies have been fined more than £350,000 after a worker was seriously injured when a part of an air conditioning plant fell...