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Category: Falls from height

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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One in two basement sites in top London boroughs fails safety inspections

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Almost half of domestic basement projects across three London boroughs failed unannounced safety checks during a two-day initiative, figures reveal.

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Toy firm and builder in court over warehouse roof death

Friday, March 20, 2015

A Lancashire-based toy distributor and a builder have been sentenced after a worker plunged to his death through a warehouse roof.

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Loft company in court for scaffold collapse failings

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A loft conversion company has been fined for safety failings after an employee was injured in a dramatic scaffold collapse outside a property in North London.

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Ecology business in court over worker’s broken back

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

An ecology consultancy has been fined for safety failings after an employee broke her back in a fall at a former psychiatric hospital site in Essex.

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Westfield in court over worker’s fall

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The owners of the Westfield shopping centres have been fined after a worker suffered a fractured shoulder in a fall during construction of a roof extension at White City mall.

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Roofing company fined after worker’s death

Monday, March 9, 2015

A Northamptonshire roofing firm has been sentenced for serious safety failings, which emerged when a worker died after falling through a rooflight.

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Croydon firm’s safety failings led to worker’s multiple injuries

Friday, March 6, 2015

A Surrey-based cleaning firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when he plunged six metres through a fragile rooflight.

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Construction firm in court for worker roof fall

Thursday, March 5, 2015

A Derbyshire construction company has been fined for safety failings after a scaffolder was seriously injured when he plunged seven metres through a fragile surface during work to extend a London supermarket.

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Firm fined after worker seriously injured in scaffold fall

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An Aberdeen-based building and joinery firm has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell three metres from scaffolding that he was dismantling.

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Plymouth builder fined for worker’s injuries

Monday, February 23, 2015

A partner in a building and roofing company has been fined after a worker plunged nearly six metres to the ground falling through a fragile roof light and sustaining multiple injuries.

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Dangerous demolition put workers in danger

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A demolition firm in Windsor has appeared in court after being caught on camera risking the lives of workers on the roof of a disused pub.

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Firm in court after man died in roof fall

Thursday, February 19, 2015

An Aberdeenshire business has been fined for serious safety failings after a man died when he fell more than five metres through a fragile roof.

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Worker’s death uncovers serious safety failures

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

An investigation into the death of a worker installing guttering at a home in Llandudno found he was using an unsafe ladder, a court heard today.

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Roofing firm in court after worker’s fall

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A Leicestershire roofing company has been fined after a worker fell more than three metres through a fragile roof light.

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Engineering firm in court over worker’s fall

Friday, February 13, 2015

A leading engineering company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from scaffolding and suffered serious injuries.

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Building firm sentenced after worker’s friend suffers devastating injuries

Friday, February 13, 2015

An Oldham building firm has been fined after a friend of a worker sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from the second floor of a partially built house.

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Farm director gets fine after dangerous work at height

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The director of a Shropshire dairy farm has been prosecuted after he failed to protect both himself and others while working at height.

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