Dryliner falls through plaster board access hole

Dryliner falls through plastic board access hole

We were sorry to hear that a Dryliner has recently sustained serious injuries after falling through a plaster board access hole.

The Dryliner was on the job as a subcontractor. He fell three metres through a hole cut into a floor during the refurbishment of a property. Subsequently, two contractors have been fined.

Following a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigation, they found that the hole was not adequately protected via covering or access. Read the full Construction Enquirer article here.

At times like these, we’re reminded of the importance of thorough risk assessments. Risk assessments should always take place prior to any work commencing. See here to find out more about the assessments we offer.

If you need advice or guidance, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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