Concrete company fined after worker’s head injuries

A concrete company has been fined after a worker had suffered head injuries. The magistrates court heard how an employee of the company had suffered head injuries when preparing to clean a concrete mixer. This involved operators lying in the mixer to clean the discharge chute door, which discharges the mixed concrete into “hoppers” below. Read more about Concrete company fined after worker’s head injuries[…]

New SG4:15 Preventing falls in scaffold operations

Falls from height account for almost half of the fatal accidents in the construction sector. Falling from height is a significant risk faced by scaffolders when erecting, altering or dismantling scaffolding during most scaffolding operations. The NASC (National Access & Scaffolding Confederation) and HSE (Health & Safety Awareness) acknowledges that scaffolders have to work in hazardous Read more about New SG4:15 Preventing falls in scaffold operations[…]