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Roofing company and its sole Director both sentenced after nephew killed at work

A roofing company and its director have been sentenced for safety breaches after the death of an employee. Southwark Crown Court heard how Daniel Shrimpton was removing flashing from the roof of a two-storey terraced house in Wimbledon. He was found lying unresponsive on the ground soon after beginning work and died later that day […]

£300k fine for construction company after worker dies in fall from height

A London-based construction company was today sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a Formation Construction Limited employee was using a concrete breaker at Tech West House, Warple Way in Acton to make an opening for a stairwell when he fell 7.5 metres, sustaining fatal head injuries. An […]

Scaffolding company sentenced after worker sustained life changing injuries

A scaffolding company from Poole in Dorset has been sentenced after a worker sustained serious, life changing injuries having fallen five metres through a skylight whilst at work. Poole Magistrates’ Court heard how 49 year-old Paul Norris, was working for Solar Scaffold Services Limited to erect the scaffolding. Solar Scaffold Services Limited were contracted to […]

£134,000 fine for demolition company after two workers fall from excavator

A demolition contractor has been fined after two workers fell from an attachment on an excavator, resulting in serious injuries. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how Cheshire Demolition and Excavation Contractors Limited was demolishing a derelict nightclub in Alderley Edge, Cheshire. The two workers climbed into a pick bin and were lifted by an excavator. […]

Kit form farm builder lands £100,000 fine for fatal fall

A construction firm which erects steel-framed agricultural buildings has been fined £100,000 after a worker fell 6.3 m from a roof and died.               The employee was installing roof sheets on a new agricultural building when they fell 6.3m. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found that the […]