Posts tagged “Health and safety consultants”

A London based construction company has been fined over £250,000 after poor Health & Safety management on-site. 
 
In October 2017, the company received multiple prohibition notices after serious breaches of legislation. The company was found in violation of Work at Height Regulations 2005 and The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015. 
Injuries resulting from the use of angle grinders are numerous across the country. The most common sites injured are the head and face. The high-speed disc of angle grinders does not respect anatomical boundaries or structures and thus the injuries produced can be disfiguring, permanently disabling or even fatal. 
Worldwide furniture giant has been fined £100,000 after one of its engineers was injured whilst carrying out maintenance on a faulty roof fan. As a result, the employee has had two of his fingers amputated. 
A roofing contractor was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered numerous fractures following a fall through a fragile roof. 
Shane Wilkinson, 33, was employed as a grounds worker at the Conquest Homes building site in Collyweston when he died on September 4, 2014. 
 
The court heard how Wilkinson had been standing next to a deep trench that had been incorrectly excavated by trench digger-driver Wortley. 
 
When an unsecured trench wall collapsed, Wilkinson was completely buried underneath the rubble. Despite the best efforts of fellow workers, he was pronounced dead at the scene after his body was recovered. 
 
Site manager and director of Conquest Homes, Winterton,52, of Collyweston was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. 
A welder was carrying out maintenance on a excavator bucket. He was using an angle grinder to prepare surfaces for welding when the disk disintegrated. 
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SafeAid UK Limited are proud to announce that we have been chosen for Health & Safety advice for various projects on the Dover Western Dock Revival.  
 
We have clients working on the project for various applications including construction, mechanical and electrical installation. 
SafeAid UK (England) Limited have now moved offices.  
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