working at height


Fines after scaffolder killed in fall fitting guardrails on fragile roof

Two contractors have been fined after a worker died after falling through a fragile roof during construction work at a factory in Staffordshire. Read More

Tesla Engineering worker hit and killed by gantry crane

Tesla Engineering Ltd, a superconducting electromagnet company, has been sentenced after a worker was fatally hit and crushed by an overhead gantry crane. Read More

Taking safety to new heights

MSA gears up to showcase innovative safety solutions at Safety & Health Expo 2019. Read More

Contractor seriously injured after loft fall

A company, two directors and a self-employed contractor have been sentenced and fined after an electrician fell two storeys through an unprotected stairwell. Read More

Football club fined after volunteer’s death from roof fall

St Albans Football Club has been fined after the death of a volunteer who fell through a fragile roof. Read More

Prevention is better than cure: Securing tools when working at height

Being struck by a falling, flying or moving object is the third highest cause of injury in the construction industry, killing about four people each year and injuring thousands more. Read More

Window cleaning company fined after fall from height

A window cleaning company has been sentenced after a worker suffered bone fractures following a fall through a fragile roof light. Read More

Safety failures caused plasterer to fall

A plastering contractor has been fined after a self-employed plasterer fell from height during the construction of a house. Read More

Cladder fell 10 metres from factory roof

Main contractor Weiser Construction Ltd and Complete Cladding Systems Ltd have been fined a total of £310,000 after a worker suffered life changing injuries. Read More

Self-employed worker killed after fall

A farmer has been fined following a worker’s fatal fall through the fragile roof of a milking shed on the farm. Read More



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