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A total of 40 fatalities were recorded in the UK construction sector in the year to 31st March 2020, new figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have revealed.

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A company specialising in roofing work has been fined after a self-employed roofer was seriously injured when he fell from a roof. Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard that, on 1 September 2016, a self-employed roofer was carrying out work for Phoenix Roofing and Cladding Limited, placing new roof panels a

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A new regulator is to be established as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to give effective oversight of the design, construction and occupation of high-risk buildings. The building safety regulator forms part of a range of measures from the UK Government to improve building safety stand

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has served a Statutory Improvement Notice on Thistle Housing Association in relation to its management of asbestos. The safety body took the action on August 22 after it decided that Thistle had failed to comply with regulations on the control of asbestos.

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The director of a building company has been jailed for ten months after an excavator bucket he was operating killed an employee in Blantyre. Robert Harvey, sole director and employee of Front Row Builders Ltd, was sentenced after Nicholas Hall was crushed to death by an excavator bucket which Harvey

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Sarah Albon has taken up her post as the chief executive of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Ms Albon vacated her post as inspector general and CEO of the Insolvency Service, where she has been since 2015 to take charge of Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator.  

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An Aberdeen electrical company contracted to rewire and install new heating systems in Aberdeenshire Council properties has been fined for failing to put in place adequate barriers and physical warning signs around open floor hatches in a residential property. As a consequence of this failure the re

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