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NASC say scaffolding workers accidents are up 27% in 2018
Scaffolding accidents up by more than a quarter  by https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/scaffolding-accidents-up-by-more-than-a-quarter3 hours NASC, the national access and scaffolding confederation, has published its annual safety report showing a 27% spike in the number of...
Serious injuries to construction worker as British Standard for edge protection not used
 Fall bag plunge causes scaffolding pole injuries1 May 2018A construction worker who fell onto a scaffolding pole as he was removing fall arrest bags from a school site would not have sustained his injuries had the British standard for edge protection been implemented. Image credit:...
Scaffolding Accident Numbers Down in 2017
 The number of accidents and injuries reported by members of the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) fell to a new low in 2017, the organisation says.The NASC 2018 Safety Report reveals there were just 17 major injuries recorded by members in 2017, down 37% from 27 in...
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...
Scaffolding worker loses limbs from electrocution when working at height
 Frome father-of-two Jamie Mines loses leg and hand in electrocution days before ChristmasBy JamesWood  |  Posted: December 28, 2016 image: http://www.somersetlive.co.uk/images/localworld/ugc-images/276309/Article/images/30016085/15767720-large.jpgJamie is father to newly born twin...
Scaffolder ignoring Prohibition Notice is filmed by passers by
from the HSE at http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolders-serious-safety-failings-captured-on-film-by-horrified-passer-by/?ebul=hsegen&cr=2/21-sep-15Scaffolder’s serious safety failings captured on film by horrified passer-byDate:17 September 2015A scaffolder has been prosecuted after he...
SAFETY ALERT - HSE advice for Extendable Scaffolding Loading Bay Gate Use
 Extendable Scaffolding Loading Bay Gate - use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation Health and Safety Executive - Safety Alert Department Name: Construction Sector Bulletin No:...
Scaffolding safety report - accident up 9%
from: http://www.ppconstructionsafety.com/newsdesk/2015/04/19/access-and-scaffolding-body-annual-report/ACCESS AND SCAFFOLDING BODY ANNUAL REPORTNASC publishes details of scaffolding injury statisticsThe National Association of Access and Scaffolding Contractors (NASC) has published the Safety...
Loft Conversion Firm pleads guilty over 16yr olds death falling from scaffolding
from: http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/11860997.Loft_conversion_firm_admits_to_breaching_health_and_safety_in_teenager_death_plunge/Loft conversion firm admits to breaching health and safety in teenager death plunge in Wanstead Alfie Perrin fell from a roof in Wanstead. share on...
Scaffolding collapses onto Bus
Scaffolding collapses onto double-decker bus in south-east London Scaffold collapse: the scene after the incident in Peckham (Picture: Twitter/@GDCharles) Robin de Peyer Published: 02 March 2015   from:...

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