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, 13 Aug 2015 12:03:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Roofing contractor fined after employee fell through fragile roof http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-fined-after-employee-fell-through-fragile-roof/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-fined-after-employee-fell-through-fragile-roof/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:00:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-fined-after-employee-fell-through-fragile-roof/6992 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/05/roofing-contractor-fined-after-employee-fell-through-fragile-roof/feed/ 0 Roofing company prosecuted over worker’s fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-company-prosecuted-over-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-company-prosecuted-over-workers-fall/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:30:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-company-prosecuted-over-workers-fall/6970 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/05/roofing-company-prosecuted-over-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Scaffolding firm fined after worker killed in fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-firm-fined-after-worker-killed-in-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-firm-fined-after-worker-killed-in-fall/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-firm-fined-after-worker-killed-in-fall/6957 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/31/scaffolding-firm-fined-after-worker-killed-in-fall/feed/ 0 Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-contractor-sentenced-over-unsafe-working-practices/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-contractor-sentenced-over-unsafe-working-practices/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:30:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/building-contractor-sentenced-over-unsafe-working-practices/6948 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/31/building-contractor-sentenced-over-unsafe-working-practices/feed/ 0 Firm prosecuted following the avoidable death of a roof worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-prosecuted-following-the-avoidable-death-of-a-roof-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-prosecuted-following-the-avoidable-death-of-a-roof-worker/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:20:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-prosecuted-following-the-avoidable-death-of-a-roof-worker/6905 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/24/firm-prosecuted-following-the-avoidable-death-of-a-roof-worker/feed/ 0 Construction firms sentenced after worker death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firms-sentenced-after-worker-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firms-sentenced-after-worker-death/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:30:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firms-sentenced-after-worker-death/6876 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/22/construction-firms-sentenced-after-worker-death/feed/ 0 Safety alert: Extendable scaffolding loading bay gate – use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/loading-bay-gate.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/loading-bay-gate.htm#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:30:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48895 A number of manufacturers/suppliers are marketing an extendable scaffold loading bay gate that does not satisfy legal requirements when in some configurations. When extended the loading bay gate, which forms part of the edge protection on a scaffold, is not robust enough to fulfil this function and is therefore not suitable.

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Cleaning company fined for putting workers lives at risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/cleaning-company-fined-for-putting-workers-lives-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/cleaning-company-fined-for-putting-workers-lives-at-risk/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:30:11 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/cleaning-company-fined-for-putting-workers-lives-at-risk/6863 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/21/cleaning-company-fined-for-putting-workers-lives-at-risk/feed/ 0 ‘A miracle he was not killed’ says judge as logistics firm fined £75,000 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/a-miracle-he-was-not-killed-says-judge-as-logistics-firm-fined-75000/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/a-miracle-he-was-not-killed-says-judge-as-logistics-firm-fined-75000/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:00:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/a-miracle-he-was-not-killed-says-judge-as-logistics-firm-fined-75000/6833 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/15/a-miracle-he-was-not-killed-says-judge-as-logistics-firm-fined-75000/feed/ 0 Roofing contractor and director fined over brick-layer death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-and-director-fined-over-brick-layer-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-and-director-fined-over-brick-layer-death/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:00:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/roofing-contractor-and-director-fined-over-brick-layer-death/6823 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/15/roofing-contractor-and-director-fined-over-brick-layer-death/feed/ 0 Window cleaning company find for safety breaches http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/window-cleaning-company-find-for-safety-breaches/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/window-cleaning-company-find-for-safety-breaches/#comments Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:56:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/window-cleaning-company-find-for-safety-breaches/6793 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/08/window-cleaning-company-find-for-safety-breaches/feed/ 0 Firm fined after a man fell through fragile roof onto concrete http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-a-man-fell-through-fragile-roof-onto-concrete/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-a-man-fell-through-fragile-roof-onto-concrete/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:29:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/firm-fined-after-a-man-fell-through-fragile-roof-onto-concrete/6769 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/03/firm-fined-after-a-man-fell-through-fragile-roof-onto-concrete/feed/ 0 Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/demolition-firm-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/demolition-firm-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:00:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/demolition-firm-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/6759 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/07/02/demolition-firm-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/feed/ 0 London firm fined after worker injured in fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/london-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/london-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-fall/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:30:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/london-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-fall/6722 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/25/london-firm-fined-after-worker-injured-in-fall/feed/ 0 Scaffolding company and client fined for unsafe practices http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-company-and-client-fined-for-unsafe-practices/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-company-and-client-fined-for-unsafe-practices/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:30:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/scaffolding-company-and-client-fined-for-unsafe-practices/6732 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/25/scaffolding-company-and-client-fined-for-unsafe-practices/feed/ 0 Council sentenced after theatre injury http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-sentenced-after-theatre-injury/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-sentenced-after-theatre-injury/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/council-sentenced-after-theatre-injury/6716 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/24/council-sentenced-after-theatre-injury/feed/ 0 Injection moulding firm fined after worker fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/injection-moulding-firm-fined-after-worker-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/injection-moulding-firm-fined-after-worker-fall/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:45:33 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/injection-moulding-firm-fined-after-worker-fall/6694 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/22/injection-moulding-firm-fined-after-worker-fall/feed/ 0 Farm sentenced after skylight fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/farm-sentenced-after-skylight-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/farm-sentenced-after-skylight-fall/#comments Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:30:34 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/farm-sentenced-after-skylight-fall/6689 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/19/farm-sentenced-after-skylight-fall/feed/ 0 Warwickshire firm fined after worker fell from scaffolding http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/warwickshire-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-scaffolding/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/warwickshire-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-scaffolding/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:15:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/warwickshire-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-scaffolding/6669 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/16/warwickshire-firm-fined-after-worker-fell-from-scaffolding/feed/ 0 Construction firm fined after workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:45:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/6647 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/15/construction-firm-fined-after-workers-injured/feed/ 0