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Sentence Passed

Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after a refurbishment project at a former department store was found to have disturbed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) while demolition work was still taking place. Newcastle Crown Court heard that during October 2017, the former Joplings Department Store in Sunderland was undergoing refurbishment when workers disturbed […]

Free Draw

This month we are giving everyone who books a SMSTS course via our website the chance to win a: 3-day, First Aid at Work (FAW) course absolutely free! You don’t have to be an existing Goldcross customer, the draw is open to all – so this may be an ideal opportunity for you to cover […]

Railway Incident

Network Rail has been fined £1.4 million for a health and safety breach after an investigation by the Office of Rail and Road. ORR found failings that led to a worker being crushed between the conveyor of a 25 tonne ‘Superboss’ ballast distributor (see image) and Kubota people carrier. The worker suffered catastrophic and life-changing […]

Scaffold Collapse

A Kent company, RPS Scaffolding Ltd, has been fined following an incident where a scaffold the company erected collapsed, injuring two workers. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 10 August 2020, two individuals were injured when a scaffold they were working from on Thorpebank Road, London collapsed. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive […]


Lancashire County Council has been fined after several employees carrying out work in the highways department developed a debilitating nerve condition as a result of failure to control exposure to vibration. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that, in February 2019, HSE received a RIDDOR report from Lancashire County Council, relating to the diagnosis of a case […]

Free Prize Draw

This month we are giving you a chance to get your SSSTS training course absolutely free! Importantly you don’t have to be an existing Goldcross customer, the draw is open to all – so whether you are: An existing; tradesman, specialist, operative, labourer, supervisor, manager or first aider Someone who is thinking of becoming a […]

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