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Don’t Play Games – Stay Safe with Scaffolding!

Don’t Play Games – Stay Safe with Scaffolding! You’d think that being a pretty long way from solid ground would be reason enough to make sure you’re as safe as possible, right? Because unless your job description includes daredevil stunts, taking a trip or a fall from above is probably something you’d want to avoid.… Read the Full Post

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Scaffolder Fined for Failing to Protect the Public

A member of the public was injured after she walked into a metal pole that wasn’t guarded properly in January 2011. The pole had been put there by a self-employed scaffolder, Thoman Hannen. The Argyll and Bute Council hired Mr Hannen to put up scaffolding at the Royal Hotel, which was not being used at… Read the Full Post

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Sentence for Two Companies Responsible for the Death of Scaffolding Worker

Two firms have been sentenced at Swansea Crown Court after a worker was killed when he fell from a height while working on a building site. Carillion Construction, a major construction company and Febrey, a concrete structure firm were both prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. Contractor Died after Scaffolding fall Febrey had contracted… Read the Full Post

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Fine for London Construction Firm, Worker fell from Ladder

An unfortunate incident has changed the lives of one construction worker who was severely injured while working in Belgravia. Vasile Lonel Vatca, a 28 year old man from Romania, was working on the refurbishment project which included replacing the roof and constructing a new basement. Mr Vatca was working on the roof making sure the… Read the Full Post

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Collapse of Scaffolding Seriously Injures Nottingham Worker

A scaffolding company which is based in Kirkby in Ashfield has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety executive.  They were found to be responsible for a collapse of the scaffolding in Nottingham which injured a local roofer.   The roofing contractor had to take four months off work while he recovered from his injuries. The… Read the Full Post

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