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6th March 2018

Employee Receives Prison Sentence for Work at Height Breach

In a fairly rare case, a 28-year ­old scaffolder has been individually prosecuted after he was found to be working at height without suitable and sufficient safety measures in place. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how Mr Terrance Murray was spotted by a member of the public erecting scaffold in an unsafe manner. The concerned […]

11th May 2017

Company fined £750,000 for asbestos failings

Refurbishment contractors, Barroerock Construction Ltd, have recently been fined £750,000 and ordered to pay costs of £14,874.68 after failing miserably in managing asbestos on a site they were working on in Kent, resulting in exposing around 200 workers to the deadly fibres. How did this happen? Barroerock Construction Ltd was converting a former nine storey […]