Suspended jail term for ‘DIY gas work’ landlord

All too often we have to report on cases where general builders have carried out work that can only legally be done by Gas Safe registered engineers: and sometimes people pretend to hold the...


Failure to use licensed asbestos contractors

This incident shows that no-one can take the chance of illegally using general building contractors to strip away the uniquely hazardous material that is asbestos. The regulations are there for...


Improper use of digger causes site injury

The invention of the mechanical digger was a great step forward for the building trades, and these machines have untold numbers of uses: but like any other device, they have restrictions in...