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An Inverness-based property company has been fined £80,000 after a 64-year-old asbestos surveyor died following an electrical explosion. Global Energy Nigg Limited pled guilty to a health and safety breach committed on 10 December 2020 at Tain Sheriff Court on 18 January 2023.

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A family-run plumbing business has been fined £4,000 after a blind man fell into an open manhole at a sheltered housing development in Banchory. The 62-year-old registered-blind resident of Hanover Court suffered injuries to his left leg in the fall on February 19, 2020.

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A chipboard manufacturer has been fined £2,150,000 for health and safety failings which led to the tragic death of an employee. Norbord Europe Limited was found guilty of two charges under health and safety legislation on 1 November at Perth Sheriff Court.

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A podcast for the construction industry has been launched this week by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Supporting the Work Right Construction: Your Health. Your Future campaign, this new episode discusses the impact and the prevention of the serious aches, pains and strains that can affect ev

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Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors will be visiting construction sites over the next two months as part of a campaign to combat serious aches, pains and strains in the industry. According to the regulator, lifting and moving heavy objects on sites is harming the health of thousan

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Research by the Unite union has revealed a "shocking and frightening" decline in vital unannounced construction inspections being undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). A series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests has discovered that inspections have declined by 31% in less than a

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Thirty people died while working in construction over the last year as the sector accounted for around a quarter of all work-related fatalities, new official figures have revealed. Data published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) shows that 123 were killed in work-related accident

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is to target construction sites across Great Britain as part of a month-long respiratory health initiative.

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An Irvine-based construction company and its director have been sentenced after multiple health and safety failings, giving rise to significant risk, were found on a local housing development site. Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard how three inspections by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) took pla

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Demolition and construction firms are being urged to double-down on thorough planning, management and control of demolition and refurbishment work.

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