HSE RSS feeds » Falls from height http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:42:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Council fined after employee was injured from fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-after-employee-was-injured-from-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-after-employee-was-injured-from-fall/#comments Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:27:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-fined-after-employee-was-injured-from-fall/9704 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/07/council-fined-after-employee-was-injured-from-fall/feed/ 0 Building contractor prosecuted following worker’s fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-contractor-prosecuted-following-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-contractor-prosecuted-following-workers-fall/#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:03:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/building-contractor-prosecuted-following-workers-fall/9722 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/06/building-contractor-prosecuted-following-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Worker suffers severe injuries in roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-severe-injuries-in-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-severe-injuries-in-roof-fall/#comments Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:18:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/worker-suffers-severe-injuries-in-roof-fall/9689 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/05/worker-suffers-severe-injuries-in-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Supermarket in court after worker injured in roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/supermarket-in-court-after-worker-injured-in-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/supermarket-in-court-after-worker-injured-in-roof-fall/#comments Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:00:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/supermarket-in-court-after-worker-injured-in-roof-fall/9677 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/30/supermarket-in-court-after-worker-injured-in-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/contractor-seriously-injured-in-fragile-skylight-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/contractor-seriously-injured-in-fragile-skylight-fall/#comments Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:42:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/contractor-seriously-injured-in-fragile-skylight-fall/9664 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/28/contractor-seriously-injured-in-fragile-skylight-fall/feed/ 0 Roofing firm fined after worker’s ladder fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firm-fined-after-workers-ladder-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firm-fined-after-workers-ladder-fall/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:33:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firm-fined-after-workers-ladder-fall/9656 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/27/roofing-firm-fined-after-workers-ladder-fall/feed/ 0 Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/#comments Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:16:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/9616 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/21/somerset-manufacturer-prosecuted-for-workers-death/feed/ 0 UK Slip Resistance Group: Slips, Trips and Falls 2016: The Way Forward – London, 4-5 Oct 2016 http://www.slipstripsfallsconference.com/ http://www.slipstripsfallsconference.com/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:24:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52277 This 2 day international conference will share the latest research and ideas to help develop solutions to reduce the incidence and impact of this ongoing problem.

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Working Well Together: Work at Height Safety and Health Awareness Day – Cardiff, 1 Oct 2016 http://wwt.uk.com/eventsall/10/2016.aspx http://wwt.uk.com/eventsall/10/2016.aspx#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:21:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52275 http://wwt.uk.com/eventsall/10/2016.aspx/feed/ 0 Two scaffolders receive suspended prison sentence following workers death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-scaffolders-receive-suspended-prison-sentence-following-workers-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-scaffolders-receive-suspended-prison-sentence-following-workers-death/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:04:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-scaffolders-receive-suspended-prison-sentence-following-workers-death/9569 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/16/two-scaffolders-receive-suspended-prison-sentence-following-workers-death/feed/ 0 Refinery firm fined £400,000 after gangway fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/refinery-firm-fined-400000-after-gangway-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/refinery-firm-fined-400000-after-gangway-fall/#comments Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:05:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/refinery-firm-fined-400000-after-gangway-fall/9535 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/12/refinery-firm-fined-400000-after-gangway-fall/feed/ 0 Construction firm in court after worker fractures spine in roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-in-court-after-worker-fractures-spine-in-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-in-court-after-worker-fractures-spine-in-roof-fall/#comments Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:10:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-in-court-after-worker-fractures-spine-in-roof-fall/9510 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/01/construction-firm-in-court-after-worker-fractures-spine-in-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Conservatory roof manufacturer fined after workers fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/conservatory-roof-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/conservatory-roof-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fall/#comments Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:12:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/conservatory-roof-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fall/9495 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/30/conservatory-roof-manufacturer-fined-after-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Roofing firms fined after worker fell to his death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:43:38 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/9483 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/22/roofing-firms-fined-after-worker-fell-to-his-death/feed/ 0 Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:39:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/9473 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/18/bulgarian-firm-fined-for-poor-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:28:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/9448 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/16/construction-firm-sentenced-after-worker-falls-down-a-lift-pit/feed/ 0 Stair Assessment – Buxton, 14 September 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/stair-assessment-#comments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:59:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52146 This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm#comments Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:02:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52127 This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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School fined after worker fell from height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/#comments Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:40:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/school-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height/9415 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/08/09/school-fined-after-worker-fell-from-height-2/feed/ 0 Agency worker injured at Malting factory http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/9385 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/29/agency-worker-injured-at-malting-factory/feed/ 0