Working at Height Regulations


Young worker fell from unprotected edge

A construction firm sentenced for safety breaches, a junior employee fell 2.62 metres through a stairway opening at a site in West Butterwick, Scunthorpe. Read More

£500,000 fine after worker injured in fall

Lanes Group PLC has been fined £500,000, with £9,896.19 in costs, after pleading guilty to an offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. 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

Unprotected stairwell: ‘Simple measures’ could have prevented worker’s fall

A principal contractor has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell approximately three metres through an unprotected stairwell opening. Read More

Worker struck on head by heavy object

Halifax Rack and Screw Cutting Co Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck on the head and suffered temporary blindness and longer term vision problems. Read More

Slipped ladder led to shattered elbow

A cladding firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker shattered his elbow in a fall from height. Read More

Scaffolding firm fined after serious fall

A scaffolding company has been sentenced after a worker sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling five metres through a skylight whilst at work. Read More

Young worker ‘could have easily been killed’ after falling through fragile roof on first day

Investigating, the HSE found the work was not properly planned, appropriately supervised or carried out in a safe manner when the incident occurred. Dayment had a duty to control how the work was carried out, including staff supervision. Read More

Director and firm sentenced for unnecessary and unsafe building work

An expert confirmed that the work was wholly unnecessary and that the work done had no value whatsoever. 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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