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Roofing company fined after young worker falls from height

Infiniti Roofing and Construction Ltd has been fined for breaches of safety regulations after a worker falls from height and sustained multiple injuries whilst working on a building at Havers Hill, Eastfield, Scarborough.
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J Murphy Aggregates fined after two workers sustain severe injuries

J Murphy Aggregates Ltd, Shaun Murphy, and James Duggan have been sentenced for safety breaches on two separate occasions, after a worker was struck by a falling excavator.
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R.Briggs Sheetmetal Fabrication Ltd fined after apprentice’s finger crushed

R.Briggs Sheetmetal Fabrication Ltd, a company specialising in manufacturing canopies and ventilation ducting, has been fined after an apprentice's finger was crushed in the rotating parts of a machine.
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Northern Gas Networks Ltd fined after woman dies in gas explosion

Northern Gas Networks Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a fire and gas explosion killed a woman in Mirfield.
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Roofing contractor sentenced after worker falls through skylight

Roofing contractor has been sentenced after an unpaid casual labourer fell through a skylight during the renovation of an old asbestos cement roof on an industrial building in Exeter.
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Owner of Merseyside roofing firm gets suspended sentence

A roofing company owner receives a suspended sentence after a member of the public reported a concern regarding unsafe work at height.
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Construction is the most dangerous job in UK – here’s how...

Unfortunately construction workers face disproportionate mental and physical risks to their health whilst working. This guide offers advice to those in the industry to prevent accidents and make the construction sector a safer, happier place to work.
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Construction worker has died after falling from height

Peter Saunders Builders Ltd has been fined £16,000 for breaching Work at Height Regulations, after an employee has died after falling from height.
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Water management company fined after worker injured by water valve

A contractor and water management company have been fined after a worker was found injured when he was hit by a 1.5-tonne water valve.
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HSE urges construction firms to ‘double-down’ on demolition safety

HSE is urging demolition and construction firms to ‘double-down’ on demolition safety measures, to avoid incidents and ill health amongst their workers and the public.
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Contractor is injured severely in roof collapse

A self-employed builder has been fined after a contractor is injured whilst working for him on a roof that collapsed on a construction site in Cobham, Surrey.
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Ibstock Brick Ltd faces enforcement action and fine after worker loses...

UK brick manufacturer Ibstock Brick Ltd fined after worker’s hand becomes entangled and wrapped around rotating shaft on a lathe.
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HSE urges building designers to prepare for safety reform

HSE is urging designers of high-rise buildings to prepare now for upcoming changes ahead of the new Building Safety Bill, as work goes ahead to reform the building safety system.
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Belfast construction company fined over health and safety breaches

A construction company has been fined following an inspection by HSE, after poor welfare standards, dangerous electrical systems, and inadequate health and safety provision were found on site.
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Quarrying company fined £300,000 for safety breaches

Quarrying company Breedon Trading Ltd has been fined £300,000 for safety breaches, after a fly rock projection event occurred during the use of explosives, putting workers at risk
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Construction company fined for unsafe asbestos removal at Wiltshire pub

A construction company has been fined after disturbing asbestos and removing it without adequate precautions at a pub in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, reports HSE.
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Two companies fined after security guard dies of hypothermia

Contractor Farrans and Corporate Service Management have been fined a combined £868,800 after a security guard died of hypothermia at a windfarm in Ayrshire.
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HSE launches campaign to promote mental wellbeing in construction

HSE has warned work-related stress and poor mental health are becoming a health and safety crisis in workplaces, as two in five employees report worsened mental health in the wake of Covid-19.
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Bradford construction company fined after worker loses eyesight

A Bradford-based construction company has been fined after an employee was injured at work, leading to significant sight loss in his right eye.
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Roofer sustains multiple fractures after fall from height

Trevor Cook Construction Ltd has been fined £63,278 after a roofer fell six metres through a fragile roof sheet whilst working, sustaining serious injuries.
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Concrete contractor killed by exploding tyre

A concrete supplier has been fined after a contracted agency worker suffered fatal injuries when a tyre exploded at its site.
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Scaffolding boss handed suspended sentence after employee dies

A scaffolding company managing director has been handed a suspended jail sentence after an employee died when he was struck by a forklift truck.
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Scaffolding company fined £160k after crane operator fatally electrocuted

A scaffolding company has been fined £160,000 after a crane operator was fatally electrocuted when the crane he was operating struck an overhead powerline.
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Construction company fined £16k after workers exposed to asbestos

A construction company has been fined £16,000 after workers were exposed to asbestos when they removed false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion in Hull.
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Construction company fined £40k after worker paralysed

A company has been fined after a worker was paralysed when the concrete floor he was working on collapsed and he fell 11 metres down a stairwell at the Watford Football Stadium.
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Construction worker injured as sheet pile fell from mechanical excavator

Britcon (UK) Ltd have been fined £570,000 for safety breaches after an employee was struck by a falling load from a mechanical excavator.

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