Work at Height Regulations 2005

Worker paralysed after falling from vehicle bonnet

A worker fell from the bonnet of a tar laying machine after standing on it to cut the branches of overhanging trees. Read More

Crossrail worker death: £1m in fines for failures

Three separate firms have been fined £1m for several incidents including one in which a worker died. Read More

Working at height: 40 years of progress part 2

Working from height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries in the UK. In the second Read More

Businessman jailed after Lithuanian worker dies in fall

A father and son have been sentenced following an incident in which a Lithuanian worker died in an eight metre Read More

Veolia fined after worker’s ‘entirely preventable’ fall

Waste and recycling services company Veolia ES Staffordshire Ltd (part of Veolia UK group) has been prosecuted after a worker Read More

Scaffold firm owner fined for putting lives at risk

The owner of a Surrey-based scaffolding firm has been prosecuted after he and an employee were captured on camera carrying Read More

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