falls from height


Water industry working at height – Fall into or fall off?

SHP speaks to Paul Turpin, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Adviser at Thames Water, to understand how a fall from height can also happen at ground level and how, in the water industry, the risk of ‘falling into’ is as great as ‘falling off’. Read More

Fall protection training: 10 top tips for success

Phil Rashbrook, European Training Manager for Fall Protection at MSA Safety shares his top tips to think about when considering fall protection training. Read More

Fall protection: Protecting lives and structures with engineered systems

Andrew Pass, Global Engineering Manager for Fall Protection Engineered Systems at MSA Safety and a specialist in understanding the requirements of high-quality fall protection systems, speaks to SHP about engineered systems and the integral role that they play in keeping those that work at height safe. Read More

Work at height – What else can we do?

Chris Ivey, Consultant Director at THSP, asks how much more can we say about the risks associated with working at height and what is left to be discussed? Read More

Change afoot for work at height?

Laura White, Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP, says stakeholders should act now, rather than wait for the likely reform in working at height regulations. Read More

Verdicts in fall from height case

A company director has received a Community Service Order and two construction companies have been fined, after a worker suffered life changing injuries following a fall from a scaffold tower during the refurbishment of an old pub in Reading. Read More

Taking safety to new heights

MSA gears up to showcase innovative safety solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2019. Read More

Construction company fined after failing to implement its own risk assessment

Construction firm Rivergate Developments Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a worker fell 2.7 metres through an open stairwell. Read More

Ladder safety: £34k fine after worker fell from ladder

A worker who fell six metres from a ladder sustained multiple fractures to the neck, back, ribs, and hip, plus head injuries and a collapsed lung. Read More

Health & safety in hospitality: The most common accidents

What is causing a higher than average injury-rate within the hospitality and leisure sector and how can accidents be prevented? Read More



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