HSE RSS feeds » Falls from height http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:52:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 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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Scaffold firm owner ‘put lives at risk’ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffold-firm-owner-put-lives-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffold-firm-owner-put-lives-at-risk/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:30:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffold-firm-owner-put-lives-at-risk/5112 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/05/scaffold-firm-owner-put-lives-at-risk/feed/ 0 Somerset contractor in court for worker’s injuries in roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/somerset-contractor-in-court-for-workers-injuries-in-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/somerset-contractor-in-court-for-workers-injuries-in-roof-fall/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:00:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/somerset-contractor-in-court-for-workers-injuries-in-roof-fall/5104 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/05/somerset-contractor-in-court-for-workers-injuries-in-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Roof fall put worker in hospital http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roof-fall-put-worker-in-hospital/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roof-fall-put-worker-in-hospital/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:00:40 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roof-fall-put-worker-in-hospital/5097 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/11/05/roof-fall-put-worker-in-hospital/feed/ 0 Dangerous roof work caught on camera http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/dangerous-roof-work-caught-on-camera/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/dangerous-roof-work-caught-on-camera/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:30:52 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/dangerous-roof-work-caught-on-camera/5071 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/31/dangerous-roof-work-caught-on-camera/feed/ 0 Burnley College in court over employee’s life-long injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:41:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/5028 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/24/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/feed/ 0 Drinks firm Diageo sentenced after two workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:47:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/5021 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/feed/ 0 Mental health service provider fined following patient fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/5015 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/feed/ 0 Essex firm in court after worker’s fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:30:31 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/4989 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/10/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Civil engineering firm in court for unsafe work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:00:16 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/4975 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/09/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Contractor fined for worker’s 60ft tree fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:30:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/4931 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/06/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/feed/ 0