Work at Height Regulations 2005


The revocation of the Working At Height Regulations – Why they need to stay

Statistics show that in 2004 there were 67 workplace fatalities as a result of falls from height and in 2022 this had fallen to 29, so why is the Governments post Brexit Revocation and Reform Bill looking to scrap Work At Height Regulations 2005 i? We highlight the importance of retaining them. Read More

Warehouse owner fined after worker falls 30 feet through skylight

A warehouse owner has been fined after an employee of a roofing contractor fell approximately 30 feet through a glass skylight on a warehouse roof resulting in severe life changing injuries. Read More

Firm fined £20,000 after worker fell from height

A building maintenance company has been fined £20,000 for poorly managing work at height while carrying out repairs to a roof and cleaning the gutters of a commercial unit. Read More

Construction company fined following fatal fall from height

A construction company has been fined for not having safety measures in place for working at height which caused the fall and death of an 86-year-old woman. Read More

Company fined after worker suffered fall from height

Infiniti Roofing and Construction Ltd has been sentenced for breaches of safety regulations after an employee fell through a gap in scaffolding and sustained multiple injuries. Read More

Construction company prosecuted after workers fall from height

A construction company has been sentenced following an incident where two bricklayers fell from height during the construction of a parapet wall. Read More

School fined after teaching assistant injured in fall from height

A school has been sentenced after an employee fell through the ceiling of the school hall, causing a major injury. Read More

£1.5m fine after electrician died following fall from crane platform

A company has been fined after an electrician died in fall of approximately eight metres when an access panel on the raised walkway of an overhead crane gave way beneath him. Read More

Suspended sentence for owner of roofing firm

A roofing company owner has been given a suspended sentence after a member of the public reported a concern regarding unsafe work at height. Read More

Scaffolding contractor fined after worker sustains multiple injuries in fall

A scaffolding contractor has been fined after a worker fell from height resulting in serious injuries. Read More



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