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Building in Stevenage collapses onto street

Swingate House, a derelict building currently under demolition in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, has collapsed onto the pavement. Read More

Citadel Church collapse: Four men receive suspended prison sentences

Four men have received suspended prison sentences following the collapse of the former Citadel Church in Splott, Cardiff. And four firms received combined fines of more than £340,000. Read More

Didcot power station collapse: Concerns expressed over lack of conclusion to the investigation

Campaigners have joined families of four victims to express concern about a lack of conclusion to an investigation into the collapse of Didcot Power Station boiler house, on 23 February 2016. Read More

Demolition work must be properly planned and managed to prevent serious injury

The HSE is asking that businesses properly plan, organise, manage, and monitor their work and use competent people to avoid incidents and ill health amongst their workers and the public. Read More

Contractor prosecuted due to partial collapse of building

A building contractor has been prosecuted after carrying out unsafe excavation works, which resulted in the partial collapse of a residential building. Read More

Builder fined after contractor sustains serious injuries in a roof collapse

A builder has been fined after a contractor working for him suffered serious injuries when a single-story roof he was demolishing by hand, collapsed. Read More

Contractor sentenced after asbestos disturbance in public park

A contractor has been awarded 100 hours community service and 10 days Rehabilitation Activity following a conviction of health and safety breaches after labourers disturbed asbestos and worked dangerously at height while refurbishing a disused park toilet block. Read More

£60k fine for farm after employee crushed during demolition project

Farming partnership, J & D Foster Farms LLP, has been fined following an incident on its farm where a 21-year-old employee was killed whilst dismantling a redundant piece of farming equipment. Read More

Building contractor fined after worker seriously injures leg

A building contractor has been fined after a worker’s leg was seriously injured and later amputated above the knee following the collapse of a masonry wall. Read More

Contractor fined after worker injured during demolition

A contractor has been fined after an employee was hit by falling debris from a wall that was being demolished in an unsafe manner. Read More



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