working at height


Hard Hat Awareness Week: ‘Check your hard hat’, urges brain injury charity

Hard Hat Awareness Week runs from 21-27 September and will see a series of activities designed to drive awareness of brain injury and encourage best practice around safety equipment. Read More

Scaffolding company and director fined following ‘avoidable’ fall from height fatality

Wembley Scaffolding Services Limited has been fined following an incident where a worker fell five metres and suffered a fatal head injury. HSE adjudged that no suitable risk assessment was carried out prior to the incident. Read More

Worker sustained significant head injuries in a fall from height

Building firm fined after self-employed subcontractor sustained multiple fractures and a brain injury following 15-foot fall. Read More

Farmer fined after fall from height

A farmer has been for fined breaches of health and safety legislation after a roofing contractor fell whilst installing roof sheets an under construction agricultural building. Read More

Re-focussing on accidents that don’t need to happen

As the return to work continues and businesses focus on being COVID Secure, Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland, reminds us that none of the risks inherent in construction have vanished and should not be forgotten about. Read More

Employee crush injury leads to fine for construction firm

A construction company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured while erecting a timber frame chalet bungalow. Read More

£1.1m fine after ladder fall

A London-based relocation and refurbishment company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from height. Read More

Webinar: Fall protection: A 360° approach

In this webinar, MSA Safety will discuss the risks of working at height, and the considerations you need to take when selecting the appropriate fall protection engineered systems, and PPE equipment. Read More

Fall protection: 360° view

Beyond Compliance: Taking a 360° Approach to Fall Protection. Read More

Working in leading edge

Despite steady progress, falls from height remain a common cause of injury and death across Europe. This is why regulations surrounding fall protection equipment exist and are regularly updated –to help ensure manufacturers meet certain standards. Read More



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