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Category: Falls from height

£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Construction company fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined after a worker was left paralysed following an accident at a building site in Kilsyth.

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Director and Company fined for lift shaft death

Monday, March 6, 2017

Two London-based companies have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left seriously injured falling six storeys through a lift shaft.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to […]

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London based firm fined after workers death

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bus company Go Ahead London has been sentenced after worker was killed when he fell from a ladder.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – London, 9 Mar 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls

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Employer prosecuted after employee falls from roof

Monday, February 13, 2017

A self-employed businessman has been prosecuted after his employee fell from the flat roof of a building and died from his injuries.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 22 February 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Three construction companies fined after worker fall

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Three companies from Essex have been fined after a worker fell over seven meters through a fragile roof he was replacing.

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Warburtons fined £2million after worker fall

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

National bread makers Warburtons has been fined £2million after a worker was hospitalised following a fall.

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Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Lincoln based Construction Company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors were prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor.

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Bolton resident dies in lift shaft fall

Friday, December 23, 2016

A property management company has been fined after a resident of Marsden House in Bolton died after falling down a lift shaft.

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Dairy Manufacturer fined after worker’s fragile roof fall

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A dairy manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell 15 feet through a fragile roof panel.

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 25 Jan 2017

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 24 Jan 2017

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Air conditioning maintenance company in court over workers fall

Friday, December 16, 2016

A Leeds based air conditioning maintenance company has been fined after a worker fell 3 metres through a false ceiling.

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Builder prosecuted for worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A builder from Surrey has been prosecuted for the fall of a worker.

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