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Construction company fined for repeated health and safety failings

Construction company, Urban Living Constructions Limited, has been fined following a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection which identified numerous health and safety failings. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that an inspection of a construction site in Roseneath Road, London (SW11) on 5 August 2019 identified numerous health and safety breaches. These included locations on site […]

Routine HSE inspection leads to £64k fine for construction company

A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practises and unsafe crane operations during a routine inspection. Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, a routine inspection in Malvern, Worcestershire, observed a crane in an unsafe position on the roadside. The mobile crane was being operated in an unsuitable position, on […]

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 […]

Construction firm and director fined for safety breaches

A company and its director have been fined for failure to comply with a prohibition and improvement notice. Southwark Crown Court heard how Awad (UK) Ltd, under the control of its director Andrzej Wilk, was issued with a prohibition notice on site where it was found that persons were at serious risk of fall and […]

Contractor, client and director convicted after dangerous building site conditions

A contractor, client and director have been convicted after conditions at a building site were found to be dangerous. Southwark Crown Court heard that inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited the construction site on Gladesmore Road, London on numerous occasions in 2015 while building work was taking place at the property. Inspectors found […]