working at height


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

‘Put ladder training at the top of the height safety agenda’, says Ladder Association after worker permanently paralysed

A Northamptonshire painting and decorating employer has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling from height. Read More

Keeping safe whilst working at height this winter

Some of the issues to be aware of and top tips to help mitigate risks for those working at height during the winter period. Read More

Inspections revealed serious safety breaches

A roofing company, Superfast Roofing Ltd, has been fined after repeatedly failing to manage health and safety on construction sites. Read More

Generic risk assessments not suitable for task

A Hitchin-based construction company has been sentenced after a carpenter sustained nerve and tissue damage to his lower back after a fall from height. Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

Courage, resilience and breaking the mould – Key trends and insights from the health and safety sector

Stress: A Barbour Guide

Are you in control of your accident and incident management reporting?

Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet

Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger