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SCAFFOLDING FIRM FINED

Trad Scaffolding, of east London, has been fined £15,000 and ordered to pay £7,513 in costs after pleading guilty to breaching health and safety legislation after this scaffolding collapse last April. The incident happened in Lupus Street in Pimlico, London, where Trad was fixing the 91 m-long scaffolding to a multi-storey block of flats that was being refurbished. But HSE inspector Barry Mullen said the scaffolding had not been tied to the building correctly, and warned: ...

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