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Category: Falls from height

Free event: Working at height safely – Harrogate, 22 June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

This free event is being organised by Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum, a partnership between local businesses, HSE and Harrogate Borough Council. Work at height accounts for significant numbers of fatal and serious accidents at work. This event will help plan, assess and control risks from work at height activities. Book now.

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British Telecommunications PLC fined £600,000 after workers injured

Friday, May 27, 2016

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined after two of its employees were seriously injured in falls from height.

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Company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Bedford company that produces shower trays has been fined for safety failings following an inspection.

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Two companies fined after worker falls three metres from ledge of building

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A window fitting company and the principal contractor at a construction site have been fined for safety failings after a worker fell a total of three metres while installing glazed units

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Roofing contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cambridgeshire based roofing contractor has been fined for safety failings which put three workers at risk.

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Scaffold company fined for safety failings

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection.

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Worker loses life after fall from roof

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Birmingham maintenance company has been fined after a worker died as a result of falling from the roof of a five-storey building.

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Demolition company fined for safety failings

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined for safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Roofing firm fined over safety breach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing firm from Malton was fined today for safety breaches after a worker fractured his skull following a fall from height.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing company based in Exeter has been fined after an employee fell through a roof light.

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Employer fined after employee falls through fragile roof

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Phillip Posnett, a self employed business man has been fined after his employee fell through a fragile sky light on a farm building.

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Company fined after worker falls five metres from flat roof

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A signage company based in Sheffield, has been fined after a worker fell five metres from a flat roof.

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Construction company fined after worker injured falling through void

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A construction company based in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Friday, April 8, 2016

A roofing company from Worcester has been fined after an employee fell through a skylight.

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Company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A metalwork casting and machining company has been fined for unsafe work practices after an employee almost fell through a fragile roof.

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Worker falls down service shaft

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker fell thirteen metres down a service riser shaft.

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Solar panel specialists in court for roof light fall failings

Monday, March 21, 2016

A solar panel firm has been £153,000 after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile roof light at a private home in Kent.

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Family partnership fined after worker fell through skylight

Monday, March 14, 2016

A family partnership in Pembrokeshire has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight forming part of the roof of a cattle shed to the concrete floor below.

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Company fined after work falls through roof

Friday, March 4, 2016

A Cornish clean energy company has been fined after a worker fell through a fragile roof.

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Contractor fined for health and safety failings on roof work

Friday, February 26, 2016

A Bedford based contractor has been fined for safety failings while working on a roof at a local car firm.

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