Construction


Bam Nuttall fined after inappropriate lifting operation injured worker

Bam Nuttall has been fined more than £800,000 after a worker suffered three fractured vertebrae when he was hit on the head by a large expanded polystyrene block after it slipped from an excavator bucket. Read More

Timber fell ten metres onto 3-year-old

A self-employed builder has been given a suspended jail sentence after a three-year-old girl suffered severe head injuries when a length of timber fell on her whilst it was being hoisted up the outside of a scaffold. Read More

Company failed to manage concrete pumping risk on Port of Felixstowe project

A company has been fined following the death of a concrete worker at a dockside apron-upgrade project on the Port of Felixstowe. Read More

Construction company and director in court for unsafe asbestos removal

A construction company and its director have been fined after failing to ensure the safe removal of asbestos during demolition work. Read More

Safety failures caused plasterer to fall

A plastering contractor has been fined after a self-employed plasterer fell from height during the construction of a house. Read More

Joiner hit in face by falling steel beam

A house building company has been fined after a sub-contracted worker suffered serious facial injuries when he was struck by a falling beam. Read More

e-learning course launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has announced a new e-learning course, ‘Occupational Cancers’, aimed at the construction industry. Read More

Cladder fell 10 metres from factory roof

Main contractor Weiser Construction Ltd and Complete Cladding Systems Ltd have been fined a total of £310,000 after a worker suffered life changing injuries. Read More

G&M to return to Safety & Health Expo 2019

A fall protection company will return to Safety & Health Expo 2019, to showcase its safety system for workers that work at height. Read More

Construction: The future is mobile

As the construction industry continues to evolve, companies must learn to adapt to the times and embrace existing and emerging technology trends. Read More



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