£200k fine for demolition firm after worker sustained life changing injuries

A demolition company has been fined after the operator of an articulated boom type cherry picker became trapped between the vehicle platform rail and the roof of an industrial shed. Read More

Contractor sentenced following safety failings during demolition work

A contractor has been sentenced after disturbing asbestos during demolition works and damaging underground cables that resulted in severe disruption to services. Read More

Construction company fined after dangerous demolition

A builder has been sentenced after concerns over an unsafe demolition site were raised. Read More

Three construction firms hit with fines totalling £256k after worker dies during demolition project

A trio of construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Read More

Re-focussing on accidents that don’t need to happen

As the return to work continues and businesses focus on being COVID Secure, Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland, reminds us that none of the risks inherent in construction have vanished and should not be forgotten about. Read More

Top 5 most-read in January 2020

The most read articles in January 2020 includes a vehicle repair company worker killed on his first day, a teacher run over by delivery man. Read More

Russian stadium roof collapses and kills worker

The roof of a Russian sports stadium has collapsed, while a demolition worker was on top cutting through metal supports, killing him instantly. Read More

‘Inadequate’ refurbishment and demolition survey failed to identify asbestos

A property management consultancy and an asbestos surveying company have received fines after an inadequate survey was provided for a major refurbishment project that included partial demolition. Read More

Uncontrolled building demolition risked lives, says court

The owner of a building in Kent and the contractor employed to demolish it have been fined for safety failings Read More

Final missing body recovered at Didcot Power Station

Thames Valley Police have confirmed that the final body recovered at Didcot Power Station yesterday (11 September) has been formally Read More

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