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Category: Falls from height

Warwickshire firm fined after worker fell from scaffolding

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Roger Smith Installations Limited of Bulkington, Warwickshire has been prosecuted after a worker fell four metres causing bleeding on the brain, damage to his lungs and ribs.

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Construction firm fined after workers injured

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

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Recycling company sentenced over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

A company specialising in the recycling of waste plastic was fined today after a worker was injured when he fell from an industrial sized waste bin. 

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Safety failings land firm in court

Friday, June 12, 2015

A metal processing company has been fined for safety failings which exposed a worker to a serious risk of injury from a fall.

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Family firm fined after worker broke back in roof fall

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A family-run company in Birmingham that specialises in removing asbestos from buildings has been fined after an employee broke his back when he fell through a fragile roof.

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Farmer charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Farmer James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Mr Brown’s farm.

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Builder charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Builder James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Hoskinshire Farm, Out Rawcliffe, Preston.

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Construction firm sentenced over ‘life changing’ fall

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Construction company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety failings after a 55 year old employee fell through a skylight roof. 

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Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

A London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.

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Roofer prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

An Oxfordshire roofer has been fined for safety failings after he put himself and another worker at risk of a four metre fall while carrying out pointing and tiling on a roof in Woodstock.

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Firm in court after two workers severely injured in roof fall

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A Lichfield-based firm carrying out work in Perth has been fined for serious safety failings after two workers fell over four metres when a vehicle spray booth they were constructing collapsed.

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Dangerous work at height leads to fine

Friday, May 29, 2015

A property company has been fined after workers were found working dangerously at height while demolishing buildings in Lancashire.

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Fall from scaffold leads to fines

Friday, May 22, 2015

A property development company, a roofer and a scaffolder have been fined after a worker sustained serious injuries after falling nearly four metres from unsafe scaffolding.

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Development company guilty of repeated safety breaches

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A development company has been sentenced for breaches of the Work at Height Regulations.

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Businessman jailed after Lithuanian worker killed after fall from roof at Blackburn mill

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A business man in charge of converting an old mill has been jailed, and his father, the owner of the building, given a suspended jail sentence following an incident in which a Lithuanian worker died in a fall.

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Home builder in court for platform collapse

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A national home builder has been fined for safety failings after a bricklayer was badly injured in a three metre fall when a temporary platform collapsed.

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Double prosecution after Londoner’s fatal fall

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A roofer and a national timber supplier have been sentenced for serious safety breaches after a labourer plunged more than eight metres to his death at a site in Tottenham, north London.

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Crawley Scaffolder fined for unsafe working at height

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Michael Alldis trading as Southern Tube Scaffold of Buckswood Drive, Crawley has been prosecuted after workers were put at risk during refurbishment work.

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Southport firm in court over worker’s roof fall

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A Southport company has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he fell some four metres from a bungalow roof.

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Firm in court for unsafe refurbishment work

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A construction company has been fined for unsafe refurbishment work that exposed workers to the risk of serious injuries.

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