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26 weeks in jail for boss of workers using unsafe scaffold

20 November 2017 - Bad scaffolding - admin - Comments Off on 26 weeks in jail for boss of workers using unsafe scaffold

An employer from Greater Manchester has been fined for exposing workers to dangerous work at height conditions. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that Mr Ahmed Ali had unsafe scaffolding on all three sides of a semi-detached property in Cardigan Drive Bury (missing guard rails, missing boards and unsafe base materials for scaffolding) putting people at risk […]

Window fitter in Londons West End risks 8 meter fall

4 February 2016 - Bad scaffolding, Health and saftey - admin - Comments Off on Window fitter in Londons West End risks 8 meter fall

A company which manufactured and installed windows has been fined £36,000 after carrying out work in the West End of London with no measures to prevent the workers falling eight metres and after dropping part of a window onto the public area below. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard Ideal Glazing (Euro) Ltd carried out window installation […]

Scaffold collapse in Braintree workers leap to saftey

3 November 2015 - Bad scaffolding - admin - Comments Off on Scaffold collapse in Braintree workers leap to saftey

Three companies working on construction of residential apartments have been sentenced after workers narrowly escaped injury when a huge scaffold collapsed in the River Brain. The work was being undertaken at the Former Riverside Centre, in Braintree when on 1 July 2014 the scaffold, which was forty metres in length and five lifts high, collapsed […]

Watch video of 30ft scaffold collapse in Winchester High St

30 October 2015 - Bad scaffolding - admin - 2 Comments

The video show what happens when you try to move  a 30ft high mobile tower without dismantling it first. Shoppers and bystanders dashed to move their cars in Winchester High Street out of the way of a collapsing aluminium mobile tower scaffold. The contractors who had been clearing out gutters and doing maintenance on a […]