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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

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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

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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

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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 […]


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