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Category: Falls from height

Firms fined after two employees were injured in cold store collapse

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Two companies were fined for safety failings that led to two workers being seriously injured at a construction site when a cold store collapsed under them.

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Three companies fined after construction worker seriously injured in fall from height

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Three companies have been fined a total of £90,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell nearly six metres from a platform with unguarded rails.

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Company director fined after worker falls through skylight

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The company director of a sash restoration company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell three metres through an unprotected skylight.

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Company fined after worker falls from van roof

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A glazing firm was fined after a worker fell from the roof of a van, causing severe head injuries.

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Companies sentenced over death of scaffolder

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Two companies have been fined a total of £1.3million following the death of a scaffolder who was just weeks away from his wedding day.

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Two companies fined for safety failings after two separate incidents

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tata Chemicals Europe Limited and Capper Industrial Contractors have been fined following safety failings on two separate occasions.

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Construction worker falls from height suffering serious injury

Monday, December 21, 2015

A construction firm was fined after a worker was seriously injured after falling head first approximately two and a half metres.

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Water supplier fined after three maintenance workers injured

Friday, December 18, 2015

Cambridgeshire water supplier, Anglian Water Services Limited (AWSL), has been fined after three workers were injured in two separate incidents at its water recycling centres in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, and Saffron Walden, Essex.

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Company fined after worker seriously injured

Friday, December 18, 2015

A waste and recycling company was fined £450,000 after a stack of baled waste collapsed, seriously injuring a worker.

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Worker paralysed after fall caused by electric shock

Friday, December 18, 2015

An electrical power company was fined after a worker was paralysed after receiving an electric shock and falling from a ladder.

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Two firms fined after worker was seriously hurt in fall from roof

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A construction company and a roofing firm have been fined after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through the roof of a South Shields community centre.

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Metal company prosecuted after employee falls from height

Friday, December 11, 2015

Manchester Galvanising Ltd, a manufacturer of coated metals, was fined after an employee suffered a fractured foot and shoulder after falling three metres from a ladder into a drying pit.

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Builder fined after sacks of rubble thrown from building window

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A Coalville construction firm working in Leicester has been sentenced after workers were spotted throwing sacks of rubble from a building project opposite a police station.

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Worker injured falling from roof

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell three metres from a roof.

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Businessman and construction contractor fined for safety failings

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A partner in a retail business and he construction company he contacted to do roof work have been fined for safety failings.

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Worker injured after falling through rooflight

Monday, December 7, 2015

A painting company has been fined after a worker fell through a roof light whilst working at height.

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Worker killed by falling from ladder during boiler inspection

Monday, December 7, 2015

A sub-contractor was fined after a worker was killed when he fell from a ladder during an inspection of a boiler.

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Construction company director fined after worker’s ladder fall

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The director of a construction company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from a ladder, resulting in life-changing injuries.

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Demolition firm fined after worker falls from height

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A demolition company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to health and safety failings following a worker’s fall from height.

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Construction site manager fined for safety failings

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A construction site manager was fined for safety failings after a worker was injured while working at height. 

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