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Wirral roofer prosecuted after lives put at risk

04-06-2012

Daniel Loftus (right) on the roof with a labourer holding a lit gas burnerA Wirral roofer has been prosecuted after he allowed a labourer to use a lit gas burner on a house roof without any measures in place to stop him being injured in a fall.

Daniel Loftus was photographed on the roof of a terraced house on Mainwaring Road, Wallasey, approximately five metres …

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Roofing company fined over foreman's fall

13-03-2012

A Southampton-based roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious injuries, including brain damage, when he fell from a roof.

The 57 year old was working for Focus (Southampton) Ltd. as a foreman on a project to remove an asbestos cement roof at the Kiln Acre Industrial Par…

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Lancashire roofer caught on camera risking lives

13-01-2012

A Lancashire roofer has been prosecuted after he and two employees were spotted on a shop roof without any protection to stop them falling.

Ross Singleton, who trades as Ross's Roofing, was photographed by an inspector from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as he and the two other workers car…

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