Yearly Archives

  • Prison Bars

    Three Directors Jailed

    Three Directors Jailed over Workers Roof Fall Death. Three company directors have been jailed for Health & Safety Offences after a 63 year old worker fell to his death. Two directors from a Essex-based Property Company and one from a Architectural Metalwork Firm have been handed jail terms of between 8 and 12 months over […]

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    Nigerian CSCS Fraudster Sentenced

    A man who used a false name to work on UK construction sites has been sentenced to six months’ jail, following a Home Office and Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) investigation. Twenty-three year old Nigerian national, was sentenced on Thursday 26 January 2017 at Sheffield Crown Court. He was arrested in November 2016 and charged […]

  • Prison Bars

    CSCS Fraudster Jailed

    A Luton man has been jailed for 18 months and recommended for deportation for illegally working in the UK and falsely obtaining construction skills certification cards, following a Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) investigation. The 34-year-old Indian national, paid someone to sit the health and safety tests required to obtain the Construction Skills Certification Scheme […]

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    Communications Installers Moved To ECS Cards

    The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is notifying the industry that the following occupations will be transferred to the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS): Communications Installer Communications Team Leader These two occupations will now fall under the Datacomms suite of ECS cards, with a relevant Datacomms card being issued according to the individual’s qualification level. During […]