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Roofers made to work with no means of fall protection!

A roofing contractor has been fined after a health and safety inspector came across two workers jet washing a steeply pitched roof on a house without adequate protection.  Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that, a HSE inspector observed the employees of Improvearoof LLP on the roof of a detached property in Hale Barns using two powerful […]

Broadcast November 2020

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast, where we have two articles from our Health & Safety team, covering lots of advice around coping with the pandemic, with some specifically for schools. Dan, from our HR Team sets out the guidance for employing non-UK citizens after Brexit, and finally, the Compliance Team talks through which of their […]

Lack of training in working at height causes yet more serious injuries

Manufacturing company, Acrivarn Ltd, was sentenced today for safety breaches after an employee using a 9-inch angle grinder suffered significant facial injuries when the cutting disc came into contact with his face. Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court heard how, the injured person had been assigned the task of dismantling a mezzanine spray booth steel structure in the […]

Fine for construction firm after worker struck by placing boom

A construction company has been fined after an employee was struck by the placing boom of a concrete pump, causing serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, concrete footings were being poured at a site at Ditchling Common, East Sussex . Due to the soft ground, vehicles could not get close to the work, so […]