Work at Height Regulations 2005


No edge protection in fall case

A building firm has been fined following an incident when a worker suffered serious injuries after falling from a mezzanine level and wooden platform. Read More

Broken back leads to tower crane hire firm fine

A tower crane hire company has been fined after a worker fell two metres when the podium steps he was working on toppled over. Read More

Shipping company fined after worker fell from height and suffered life changing injuries

A worker was paralysed from the waist down when he fell 3.4 metres to the bottom of a ships hold. Read More

£53k fine after roofer fell from ladder

A roofing contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold. Read More

Barbour download: Guide to working at height

Work at any height can cause injury; a fall from a height of just one or two steps can cause serious injury. 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

Worker broke back in roof fall

An employee was seriously injured after falling through a fragile roof while carrying out building work. Read More

Working at height: Electrical contractor in court for uncovered floor hatches

An Aberdeen electrical company which was contracted to rewire and install new heating systems in Aberdeenshire Council properties has been fined for failing to put in place adequate barriers and physical warning signs around open floor hatches in a residential property. Read More

Work at height: £150k fine for firm that got it wrong

A repair and maintenance company has been fined after an employee fell from two metres while working on a roof. Read More

Scaffolding in high winds: HSE offers reminder of obligation in light of Storm Gareth

High winds have led to the collapse of two large sections of scaffolding in London. Read More



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