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Update on enforcement notices issued

08 October 2019

Notices served July to September 2019

Prohibition Notices

Eleven immediate Prohibition Notices were served:

  • five relating to unsafe work at height on construction sites
  • one relating to the risks of falling into an excavation
  • one relating to the risk of a collapse of an excavation
  • one relating to failure to properly plan work at height
  • one relating to unsafe access and egress onto a scaffold
  • one relating to an unsafe electrical distribution system on a construction site
  • one relating to unsafe removal, handling and storage of asbestos cement

Improvement Notices

Eight Improvement Notices were also served:

  • one requiring adequate welfare facilities for workers on a construction site
  • one requiring a written Construction Phase Plan
  • one requiring a sufficient risk assessment of general risks be carried out
  • one requiring a risk assessment for the use of a vehicle tail-lift
  • one requiring an electrical system to be tested so as to prevent danger
  • one requiring a written scheme of examination for a pressure vessel
  • one requiring thorough examination of a lifting appliance (fork lift truck)
  • one requiring a safe system of work for excavation into a hillside

Fig 1: Unsafe electrics mixing 240v and 110v

Fig 2: Risk of falls from gable-end scaffold

Fig 3: Open void in floor, creating risk of injury

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