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A Watford based scaffolding company has been fined following an incident where a scaffolder fell five metres and suffered a fatal head injury. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 16 February 2017, two workers employed by Wembley Scaffolding Services Ltd...
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Scaffold Collapse, Scaffolding Firm and Director Fined For Scaffolders Death

Scaffolding Firm and Director Fined For Scaffolders Death

A Watford based scaffolding company has been fined following an incident where a scaffolder fell five metres and suffered a fatal head injury. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 16 February 2017, two workers employed...
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Contractors Fined for Death of Scaffolder

Two contractors have been fined just £9,500 by the courts in Hong Kong for the death of a scaffolder. On 27 December 2018 in the residential district of Yau Tong, the scaffolder was erecting bamboo...

Worker takes serious fall from scaffolding at Sydney construction site

A man has taken a serious fall from scaffolding on a construction site in Sydney, Australia this morning. The 35-year-old worker plunged three meters, from the third to second floor of the building about 8.30...
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Royston Scaffolding has provided essential work for the NHS during the lockdown highlighting that work is still possible despite taking longer. Cambridge and Hertfordshire based company Royston Scaffolding were recently on hand to help the...

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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 a rise of COVID-19 cases in both Bolton and Trafford,...

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Peter McShane has been appointed as Managing Director at TRAD Scaffolding

New Managing Director at TRAD Scaffolding

TRAD Scaffolding Contractors, which celebrates its 50th birthday next year, has announced that its longstanding employee Peter McShane has been appointed as Managing Director. “I am delighted to announce that Peter will be managing TRAD...
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