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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...
Respect the Edge - New Rail Industry Safety Campaign aimed at child safety
 The rail industry is putting out a fresh warning to school pupils and their parents to not take rail safety for granted. With the new school term, the rail industry is asking passengers to Respect the Edge by: Keeping away from the edge of the train platform, regardless of whether there...
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Fall protection could have prevented 39-year-old worker's death
A newly hired, 39-year-old worker who fell through a roof in October 2015 and later died, could have been saved if his employer provided required fall protection, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found.The man, just two weeks on the job, was...
Skip company and director fined after worker killed in excavator fall
West Sussex waste management firm South Coast Skips Ltd and its owner have been prosecuted after one worker died and another was left seriously injured when they fell from the bucket of an excavator.Lindsay Campbell, a 66-year-old father of ten from Waterlooville in Hampshire, was killed when the...
Transport company in court over driver’s fatal fall from height
A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts. Keith Brookes, 61 (he was 59 at the time of the accident),from Milton Keynes, fell from a unsecured ladder...
London roofing firm fined for putting workers at risk of serious injury from falls
 Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failingsDate:8 June 2015 from www.hse.gov.ukA London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.City of London Magistrates’ Court heard (5 June) that...
Barnet’s housing firm fined for safety failings after death of heating engineer
A homes provider company for Barnet Council has been fined today (18/12) for safety failings after a heating engineer was found dead in a communal boiler house at one of their housing estates.The body of Alan Young, 68, who lived in South Mead, Barnet, was discovered in the Grahame Park...
Safety Manager warns of rise in cliff fall accidents after fatality in Devon
from: http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1387911/climber-dies-in-bude/Climber Dies In Bude 6:10am 8th September 2014 (Updated 6:10am 8th September 2014)A man has died after plunging from cliffs in Bude.He was climbing at Summerleaze on Thursday afternoon.Coastguards from the town as...
Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
Concrete and masonry company Concrete Systems Inc. has been cited for one repeat and seven serious safety hazards following a February investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA investigators opened the inspection after...

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