Between 18 February and 15 March, HSE Inspectors visited a total of 2363 construction sites where refurbishment or repair work was being undertaken.
Their main focus during these inspections were Work at Height, Good Order and Welfare. A staggering 653 enforcement notices were served on 433 sites were poor practices that could put workers lives at risk, with 451 ordering work to stop immediately until the situation had been rectified. This amounted to almost 1 in 5 of construction sites being subject to enforcement action. Source - HSE Website
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