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Fatal falls in construction: Total deaths rise, but rate falls, report shows
 Silver Spring, MD — The number of fatal falls to a lower level among construction workers increased from 2011 to 2017 – reflecting a surge in employment – although the rate of such incidents decreased 25%, according to a recent report from the Center for Construction...
Construction company fined after a junior bricklayer is injured in fall from height
Construction company Trumax Building Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after an employee under the age of 18 fell 2.62 metres through a stairway opening at a site in West Butterwick, Scunthorpe.Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 18 May 2018, the operative was working on the...
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Builder gets director’s ban for safety failings
from: https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/builder-gets-directors-ban-for-safety-failingsBuilder gets director’s ban for safety failings Being disqualified from serving as a company director is usually the result of financial misdeeds, but Kewie Doherty has been banned for his...
3 Companies fined for fall
 Three firms fined for worker’s roof fallA subcontractor who fell four meters through a fragile roof light into an office space below suffered six fractures to his back. Three construction companies have been fined for breaching health and safety legislation.On 17 December 2015, the...
Workman trapped in trench collapse
 Harrogate trench collapse: Workman stuck beneath clay and tarmac 6th April 2018 from :  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-43668582  Emergency services have been at the scene since about 09:00 BST Fire crews are working to free a...
Redrow fined £500k after scaffolder killed by tipper truck
 Redrow fined £500k after scaffolder killed by tipper truck12 February, 2018 By David Price from ConstructionNewsRedrow and WPI Civil Engineering have been fined a total of £918,000 after a scaffolder was killed on site.Liverpool Crown Court heard how on 8 August 2013, 67-year-old Henry...
HSE launches new Construction Advisory Network
 Health and Safety Executive launches new construction advisory networkA new advisory network, aimed at giving all areas of the construction industry a voice, was launched yesterday by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Construction Industry Advisory Network (CONIAN) is a newly...
China brings crminal charges against 31 people for safety failings
China puts 31 under coercive measures for deadly accidentSource: Xinhua| 2017-09-15 20:09:27|Editor: Mengjie    BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China has put 31 people under criminal coercive measures for a construction platform collapse in Jiangxi Province that killed 73 and...

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