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Scaffolder fighting brain tumour warns others to have a health check

Scaffolder Wayne Evans

A scaffolder recovering in hospital is warning others to get checked out after Doctors find brain tumour.Wayne Evans, 40 from Barnsley is currently recovering in hospital after major brain surgery to remove a golf ball sized tumour. He has worked in the scaffolding industry since the age of 17. Beginning his career as a labourer, Wayne has worked his...

Cinema Collapse Brings Down Scaffolding On Tyneside

Building collapse onto scaffolding in Newcastle

The famous Odeon cinema in Newcastle Upon Tyne's city centre is lying in ruins today following a collapse of the building late last night. A bus stop next to the building under demolition since January, was completely crushed.Amazingly, no-one was hurt in the incident that happened at around 11 pm on Monday, though around 10 people were waiting...

Construction firm fined after Scaffolder is left paralysed


A construction company has been fined £100K after a scaffolder fell 4m through an opening. Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined £105,000 after a scaffolder was left paralysed following an accident at a building site in Kilsyth, Scotland.The Scaffolder suffered injuries to his spinal cord and is now paralysed from the neck down following the incident.Airdrie...

Shocking Video: Man Pulls Scaffolding Over onto Busy Street


A video has emerged online showing a man purposely pulling a fully erected scaffold over onto a busy street and parked cars. The five minute sickening video originally posted on Facebook shows an unidentified man calmly dismantling the bottom lift of a scaffold, which had been erected on the front of a house somewhere in the UK.The video continues on...

Storm Doris Rips Scaffolding from London Rooftop

Rooftop scaffolding has collapsed under the pressure of the high winds of Storm Doris, forcing emergency services to close a main road through central London.The scaffolding that looks to include debris netting, became dislodged at the top of the office block at the 1926-built Aldwych House, Holborn, due to the high winds reports ITV.It had been put into place...

Two injured as scaffolding collapses in London street

Scaffold Collapse

A man is fighting for his life after falling from height while working on scaffolding at an address in London The incident happened at around 11:30am this morning (Thursday 16th February) in Cricklewood Broadway, Police believe this was due to a scaffolding collapse near The Crown Hotel. The air ambulance attended the scene along with the London Fire Brigade. A second...

Dramatic video captures collapse of scaffolding from highrise building


Onlookers capture shocking footage of scaffolding collapsing from a nine story building in Japan during high winds. Video has emerged online of the moment when high winds peeled away scaffolding and metal panels from a nine-story building that was due for demolition in Tama, western Tokyo, Japan.The incident happened on Sunday (17 April) thankfully there has been no reports of...

VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage of a falling scaffold tube seriously injuring two female pedestrians


A man has been in police custody after a falling scaffold tube seriously injures two women on a busy London city street. On Tuesday 20th January 2015 a scaffolding contractor was in the process of dismantling a large scaffold in the heart of london’s financial district, when a scaffold tube became dislodged it plummeted towards the city street below striking...


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