A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.
A Monmouth roof refurbishment company has been fined after an employee was injured in a six-metre fall from the roof of a house in Cirencester.
A Bridgend firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a teenage worker plunged nearly six metres through a fragile roof at a children’s activity centre.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) carried out two days of intensive inspections in South Lakeland and Barrow last week and found eight of the 40 sites visited failed to meet the legally required standards for health and safety.
A Hertfordshire concrete pumping company has been fined after members of the public and a police car were sprayed with concrete when a delivery pipe ruptured.
A property restoration and development company has been fined after workers and the public were exposed to asbestos in a Lincolnshire town.
A Leicestershire house builder has been fined after two self-employed bricklayers fell more than two metres from a scaffold.
From 1st October 2012, contractors will no longer have the option of using a cut-off saw to dry cut valley tiles. In a bid to reduce the risks from silica dust, industry has supported changes to working methods which mean that, should a cut-off saw be used for cutting valley tiles, water suppression as well [...]
Construction sites across Scotland are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health when working at height.
A Darlington contractor has been fined after a worker was left severely brain damaged following a fall from a house roof.