falls from height


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

Construction firms fined after worker killed in fall from height

Oliver Connell and Son Ltd and Rydon Construction Ltd have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. Read More

How to protect workers from falls from height: In conversation with Corentin Barbieux

Corentin Barbieux, Product Manager of Fall Protection Solutions at Honeywell Industrial Safety, talks about the risks associated with working near Read More

Westfield Shopping Centre: Two shoppers injured in fall from height

Two people have been injured after a man fell from the top floor of Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford and landed on a female shopper. Read More

Ladder safety: How to work safely with ladders and stepladders

A series of tips on how to correctly and safety lean a ladder and some methodology to foster safe ladder use. Read More



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