working at height


Fall from height risk not identified

A company specialising in roofing work has been fined after a self-employed roofer was seriously injured when he fell from a roof. Read More

Young worker seriously injured in fall

A construction firm has been fined after a 17-year-old worker fell more than three metres through an opening for a roof light. Read More

Industry measures to reduce workplace fatalities in the UK

Recent statistics show an increasing rate of deaths in the workplace, between 2018/19 in the UK. 147 deaths were reported to enforcing authorities, urging companies and government bodies to do more in preventing workplace fatalities. Read More

Broken back leads to tower crane hire firm fine

A tower crane hire company has been fined after a worker fell two metres when the podium steps he was working on toppled over. Read More

Shipping company fined after worker fell from height and suffered life changing injuries

A worker was paralysed from the waist down when he fell 3.4 metres to the bottom of a ships hold. Read More

Company fined after airport baggage handler suffers skull fractures and brain injury

A company providing a range of airline ground support services has been fined after an employee fell from a height of more than two metres. Read More

Roofing firm fined £28k

A roofing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder whilst transporting a bucket full of broken tiles. Read More

Fall from height results in fine

W D Cormack and Sons, a partnership operating a haulage business, has been fined after a driver fell from a trailer to the ground. Read More

Sir Robert McAlpine fined £260k after fall from height

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening. 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



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