A building contractor has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries when the forward tipping dumper truck that he was operating rolled over at a construction site in Windermere, Cumbria. S M Dixon Building Contractors Ltd had been working on the renovation of a detached property when the dumper truck, removing rubble over uneven…

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A lead recycling company has been sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. On 5 May 2016, an employee of H J Enthoven Ltd was operating the overhead crane to lift a bin containing scrap lead. The bin slipped, emptying its contents onto the crane operator, trapping and injuring…

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A 78-year-old man has died following a fall from scaffolding while working on a shop refurbishment job. The HSE and Avon & Somerset Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident at Centaurus Business Park i n South Gloucestershire. The 78-year-old man from Birmingham was working on the refurbishment of a retail unit when he…

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