working at height


Solar panel company fined after worker falls through skylight

A worker fell through a skylight during the installation of solar panels on a farm workshop in East Sussex. Read More

Working at height: Top tips to consider

The potential risks of working at height can be reduced with thorough preparation and close attention to detail. Read More

HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing for firm and director

A rock drilling and cliff stabilisation firm and its director have been sentences after multiple workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome. Read More

Water industry working at height – Fall into or fall off?

SHP speaks to Paul Turpin, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Adviser at Thames Water, to understand how a fall from height can also happen at ground level and how, in the water industry, the risk of ‘falling into’ is as great as ‘falling off’. Read More

Fall protection training: 10 top tips for success

Phil Rashbrook, European Training Manager for Fall Protection at MSA Safety shares his top tips to think about when considering fall protection training. Read More

Untrained worker died after tree fall

A property investment company and its director have been fined after a worker fell from a tree causing fatal injuries. Read More

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

'Half the number of people who fall from a height over two metres die. Don't become a statistic'. Read More

Innovating work at height, in conversation with Sure Clip designer Matthew Whitby

Matthew Whitby, a designer with Futurama Ltd and an Industrial Design graduate from Brunel University London, talks to John Kersey about his innovative design project Sure Clip, which is a means of alerting management if people are working ‘unclipped’ on construction and other developments. Read More

Fall protection: Protecting lives and structures with engineered systems

Andrew Pass, Global Engineering Manager for Fall Protection Engineered Systems at MSA Safety and a specialist in understanding the requirements of high-quality fall protection systems, speaks to SHP about engineered systems and the integral role that they play in keeping those that work at height safe. Read More

Work at height – What else can we do?

Chris Ivey, Consultant Director at THSP, asks how much more can we say about the risks associated with working at height and what is left to be discussed? Read More



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