Working at Height Regulations


Two men sentenced after worker suffers fatal injuries after falling through fragile roof

Two men have been fined and received suspended sentences after a worker fell over five metres through fragile roof panels suffering injuries that subsequently proved fatal. Read More

What are the health & safety regulations for maintaining historic buildings?

In this article, Dakota Murphey highlights the health and safety regulations for maintaining historic buildings. Read More

Company sentenced after fatal fall through fragile asbestos roof

A firm has been sentenced after an employee of a construction company was fatally injured when he fell six metres through a roof whilst working on a replacement roof project. Read More

Construction worker dies after falling from tower

A construction company has been fined after an employee died as a result of falling from a mobile tower. Read More

‘Ladders are responsible for nearly 40% of all falls from height investigations’, says HSE

According to the HSE, working at height remains one of the biggest cause of fatalities and major injuries in the workplace. Read More

Construction company fined after worker falls from domestic garage roof

A construction company has been fined for failing to comply with work at height regulations after a worker fell from a garage roof. Read More

Working at height breaches increase by 84% on construction sites

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported an 84% increase in the number of ‘Working at Height’ breaches occurring on construction sites during the first quarter of 2021. Read More

£533,334 fine for energy company after worker suffers multiple injuries in fall from height

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd has been fined £533,334 after an agency worker fell 1.8 metres from a blade platform. Read More

Company fined after putting workers at risk of a fall from height

A roofing contractor has been fined after a health and safety inspector came across two workers jet washing a steeply pitched roof on a house without adequate protection. Read More

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



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