HSE RSS feeds » Falls from height http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:13:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Barnet’s housing firm fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/5429 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/18/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Unsafe roof work leads to fine for builders http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:00:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/5386 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/12/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/feed/ 0 Brent building firm in court over fall dangers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:30:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/5379 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/feed/ 0 Worker felled by falling metal beam in City street http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/worker-felled-by-falling-metal-beam-in-city-street/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/worker-felled-by-falling-metal-beam-in-city-street/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:00:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/worker-felled-by-falling-metal-beam-in-city-street/5370 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/worker-felled-by-falling-metal-beam-in-city-street/feed/ 0 Aircraft firm gets it wrong with work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aircraft-firm-gets-it-wrong-with-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aircraft-firm-gets-it-wrong-with-work-at-height/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:30:08 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aircraft-firm-gets-it-wrong-with-work-at-height/5364 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/aircraft-firm-gets-it-wrong-with-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Kent firm and director in court over ‘appalling’ site safety http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-firm-and-director-in-court-over-appalling-site-safety/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-firm-and-director-in-court-over-appalling-site-safety/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:30:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-firm-and-director-in-court-over-appalling-site-safety/5357 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/kent-firm-and-director-in-court-over-appalling-site-safety/feed/ 0 Four prosecuted after roof fall death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/four-prosecuted-after-roof-fall-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/four-prosecuted-after-roof-fall-death/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:30:06 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/four-prosecuted-after-roof-fall-death/5329 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/04/four-prosecuted-after-roof-fall-death/feed/ 0 Consett firm prosecuted after trainee injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/consett-firm-prosecuted-after-trainee-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/consett-firm-prosecuted-after-trainee-injured/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:05:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/consett-firm-prosecuted-after-trainee-injured/5317 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/02/consett-firm-prosecuted-after-trainee-injured/feed/ 0 High dangers caught on camera http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/high-dangers-caught-on-camera/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/high-dangers-caught-on-camera/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:22:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/high-dangers-caught-on-camera/5304 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/02/high-dangers-caught-on-camera/feed/ 0 Engineering firm in court over worker’s fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-over-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-over-workers-fall/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:16:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-over-workers-fall/5301 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/02/engineering-firm-in-court-over-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Plasterer breaks back in fall at Cheshire mansion http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plasterer-breaks-back-in-fall-at-cheshire-mansion/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plasterer-breaks-back-in-fall-at-cheshire-mansion/#comments Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:30:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plasterer-breaks-back-in-fall-at-cheshire-mansion/5294 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/28/plasterer-breaks-back-in-fall-at-cheshire-mansion/feed/ 0 Jedburgh firm fined after worker seriously injured in fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/jedburgh-firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/jedburgh-firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-fall/#comments Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:00:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/jedburgh-firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-fall/5291 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/28/jedburgh-firm-fined-after-worker-seriously-injured-in-fall/feed/ 0 Safety failings land scaffolding firm in court http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/safety-failings-land-scaffolding-firm-in-court/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/safety-failings-land-scaffolding-firm-in-court/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:00:52 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/safety-failings-land-scaffolding-firm-in-court/5274 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/27/safety-failings-land-scaffolding-firm-in-court/feed/ 0 Scaffolder in court for dangerous work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:30:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work-2/5212 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/scaffolder-in-court-for-dangerous-work/feed/ 0 Wimbledon building firm risked workers’ lives http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:00:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/5194 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/20/wimbledon-building-firm-risked-workers-lives/feed/ 0 Builder fined over unsafe roof work in Stalybridge http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/builder-fined-over-unsafe-roof-work-in-stalybridge/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/builder-fined-over-unsafe-roof-work-in-stalybridge/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:00:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/builder-fined-over-unsafe-roof-work-in-stalybridge/5161 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/14/builder-fined-over-unsafe-roof-work-in-stalybridge/feed/ 0 Essex tree surgeon in court after chainsaw fall onto worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-tree-surgeon-in-court-after-chainsaw-fall-onto-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-tree-surgeon-in-court-after-chainsaw-fall-onto-worker/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:30:07 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-tree-surgeon-in-court-after-chainsaw-fall-onto-worker/5156 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/14/essex-tree-surgeon-in-court-after-chainsaw-fall-onto-worker/feed/ 0 Worker’s fall lands Cardiff construction company in court http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/workers-fall-lands-cardiff-construction-company-in-court/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/workers-fall-lands-cardiff-construction-company-in-court/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:00:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/workers-fall-lands-cardiff-construction-company-in-court/5149 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/12/workers-fall-lands-cardiff-construction-company-in-court/feed/ 0 Forty per cent of construction sites fail health and safety spot-checks http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forty-per-cent-of-construction-sites-fail-health-and-safety-spot-checks/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forty-per-cent-of-construction-sites-fail-health-and-safety-spot-checks/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:30:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/forty-per-cent-of-construction-sites-fail-health-and-safety-spot-checks/5145 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/12/forty-per-cent-of-construction-sites-fail-health-and-safety-spot-checks/feed/ 0 GEIS6 – The selection, management and use of mobile elevating work platforms http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis6.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/geis6.htm#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:00:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46649 This information sheet is aimed at those who select, specify, manage and operate mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). It tells you what you should consider before selecting a MEWP to gain access to work at height and the risks that need to be assessed and managed while the MEWP is in use.

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