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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