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Safety at Height: Ladders Vs. Scaffold Towers

23-03-2015

Photo shows a woman using a ladder incorrectly for DIYIn the UK every single year there are accidents related to falling from height that could and should have been avoided. In total, between 2013 and 2014 there were nearly 3,000 incidents where employees were injured from falls from height. Of that figure, 39 people died; that’s 39 people whose lives …

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Scaffolding safety: 5 scaffolding safety do’s

04-09-2014

Photo shows a worker on scaffoldingThis blog explores the subject of safe scaffolding and focuses on 5 scaffolding do’s which ensure safety of a scaffolding work site. Read on for valuable information on how to maintain safety on site and ensure the wellbeing of workers and members of the public when scaffolding work is taking place.…

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Merseyside firm in court over life-threatening fall

01-10-2012

A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.

The 43-year-old man from West Derby suffered a brain haemorrhage, fractured skull and collapsed lung in the incident at Croxteth Sports and Wellbei…

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