Video: 30ft Mobile scaffolding tower crashes down onto busy street


Video captures the scene as a 30ft mobile scaffolding tower came crashing down in a high street, narrowly missing cars. Last Sunday shop owners and traders in a Winchester High Street dashed to move their cars from the path of a collapsing aluminium mobile tower scaffold. Three dosey contractors who had been clearing out gutters on a shop reportedly proceeded to...

VIDEO: HSE prosecutes Scaffolder caught on film.


A scaffolder has been prosecuted after he repeatedly allowed unsafe work at height to be carried out on a busy London street. Greg Pearson, from Enfield, trading as ‘Pearsons Scaffolding’, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a member of the public raised concerns about scaffolding work being carried out on Tavistock Street in central London. She was...

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Video: Wind brings down scaffolding in the USA

Shocking video emerges of a scaffold collapse in downtown Portland, Oregon, USA. Wind was a factor in bringing the structure down but possibly the deciding factor could be missing or failing ties. Thankfully no injuries have been reported.

Video: Overloaded scaffold truck tips up in China

An overloaded scaffolding wagon loses balance and tips backwards in a video from China. According to the telegraph website the footage was captured in Chongqing in February. The footage shows the driver of the truck, which is loaded with scaffolding materials, stuck in his cab three metres up the air. No injures were reported.

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...

VIDEO: Innovative hanging scaffolding helps transform the Olympic Stadium

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PHD Modular Access Services Ltd installed an impressive innovative ring of hanging scaffolds using chains on the Olympic Stadium Transformation. Working on the Olympic Stadium Transformation project run by main contractors Balfour Beatty, PHD Modular Access Services Ltd developed the innovative use of chains to hang the supporting scaffolding beam work to erect “scaffolding pods” using the Layher Allround® Lightweight system...

VIDEO: Northamptonshire firm fined after scaffold collapse

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Northamptonshire shoppers were forced to run for safety as a scaffold collapsed and fell some 20 metres towards them, a court has heard. Nobody was hurt, but several people required treatment for shock as a result of the incident at the Willow Place Shopping Centre in Queen’s Square, Corby on 17 August 2012. Local firm Desborough Scaffolding Limited, of Desborough, was...