working at height


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

Poor management control puts workers at risk

A Blackburn logistics company has been fined after failing to provide fall protection for workers replacing the roof of its premises. Read More

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



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