groundworks


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

Company fined again for safety breaches

A steel fabrication company has been fined after steel cages fell onto a worker’s leg, causing multiple fractures. Read More

Forklift safety failing: Worker suffered multiple breaks in his leg

The HSE’s investigation found that the company did not have a safe system of work in place to avoid this kind of incident. Read More

Groundwork company fined after rooftop fall

A Stranraer based groundwork company has been fined after a worker fell more than seven metres through a fragile roof. Read More

Company fined £32,000 following leg amputation

A groundworks company in Scotland has been fined for safety failings after a 20-year-old worker had to have a leg amputated when it was crushed during the construction of Griffin Wind Farm in Perth and Kinross. Read More



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