Working at Height Regulations


Poor management control puts workers at risk

A Blackburn logistics company has been fined after failing to provide fall protection for workers replacing the roof of its premises. Read More

Roofer fell during unsafe works

A Roofing Contractor has been fined after an employee fell six metres, suffering multiple fractures. Read More

Director’s brother in fatal fall

The director of a solar panel company in Worcestershire has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work and to pay costs of £15,000 after his brother fell to his death while installing solar panels. Read More

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



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