HSE International

Demolition company fined after worker struck by concrete panel

A contracted demolition company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a concrete spandrel panel weighing 500kg…

Boundary Scaffolding prosecuted after worker Jamie Mines was electrocuted

In 2016, Jamie Mines suffered a severe electric shock erecting scaffolding that touched overhead power lines. He had to have four limbs amputated after …

Company pleads guilty to breaching CDM regulations after scaffold collapse

The collapse narrowly avoided an office worker but resulting in serious damage to parked cars. Swanage and Dorset Scaffolding and Roofing Limited pleaded …

London construction contractors fined after worker, 64, fell over 3m through scaffold board

Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) were found guilty of breaching the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations…

Firm and Director fined after worker fell over 20ft while erecting scaffolding

The man, 20, was climbing a 25ft ladder carrying a 16ft scaffold pole weighing about 20kg. He suffered multiple fractures to his right leg and ankle…

AIF puts Height Safety First at Safety & Health Expo 2017

Working Well at Height will be the theme of this year’s Access Industry Forum (AIF) stand at the Safety & Health Expo at London’s ExCeL, 20-22 June…

Suspended sentence for roofer after employee, Jason Fogarty, died in fall

In December 2013, Jason Fogarty, a causal employee of Roy Hardaker (trading as 9 to 5 Roofing) fell from the edge of a flat roof. He was pronounced dead…

Self-employed trader fined for scaffold safety failings

An investigation found poor planning, the absence of guard rails and a scaffold not of a recognised design, put himself and others at risk…

Man falls through roof during Topshop Show at London Fashion Week

The man, who is thought to have been working on an adjacent building, hit his head on a scaffolding pole after falling 30ft through a corrugated glass panel…

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