HSE prosecutes after public tip off for site safety failings

A construction company and its managing director have been prosecuted for operating an unsafe site during the conversion of a building in Bollington.

Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard how the conditions on the site, where a former pub was being changed into two houses, were so poor it prompted a member of public to complain to the local authority.  The HSE inspected the site and had to stop all the work on the building as the conditions were so dangerous and putting workers lives at immediate risk. Continue reading