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Category: Falls from height

Sentence after member of public injured after garage pit fall

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A self-employed garage mechanic was fined today after a member of the public was injured when picking up his vehicle from the premises.

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NHS trust fined following patients death

Friday, November 25, 2016

A South West NHS trust has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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Company fined after workers fall into pulping machine

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A maintenance company has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling 7 metres.

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International Engineering Company in Court over workers death

Thursday, November 17, 2016

An international engineering company has been sentenced following the death of a worker who fell 30 feet from an electricity pylon.

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Three fined after man loses life due to fall through fragile roof

Friday, November 11, 2016

A company, its director, and a self-employed contractor have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), after Terry Lewis (a 65 year old retired mechanic) was fatally injured by falling through a roof light.

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Window fitter in court after worker suffered fatal head injuries

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Southampton window installation company has been fined after a worker suffered fatal head injuries following a fall from a ladder.

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Council fined after employee was injured from fall

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Yorkshire council has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Building contractor prosecuted following worker’s fall

Thursday, October 6, 2016

A building contractor from Wokingham has been prosecuted after a worker fell and punctured his lung while carrying out demolition work.

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Worker suffers severe injuries in roof fall

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell five metres through a roof sustaining severe injuries.

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Supermarket in court after worker injured in roof fall

Friday, September 30, 2016

Supermarket chain Tesco has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker falling through a skylight.

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Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

London exhibition venue firm, The Business Design Centre Ltd, and a building contractor have been fined for safety failings after a specialist contractor fell through a fragile skylight.

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Roofing firm fined after worker’s ladder fall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A King’s Lynn roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker fell seven metres from a scaffold access ladder while assisting with chimney repairs.

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Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A company in Somerset has been fined after the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.

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UK Slip Resistance Group: Slips, Trips and Falls 2016: The Way Forward – London, 4-5 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This 2 day international conference will share the latest research and ideas to help develop solutions to reduce the incidence and impact of this ongoing problem.

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Working Well Together: Work at Height Safety and Health Awareness Day – Cardiff, 1 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

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Two scaffolders receive suspended prison sentence following workers death

Friday, September 16, 2016

Two scaffolders from St Austell, Cornwall have received suspended prison sentences following a death of a worker who fell 7m to his death.

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Refinery firm fined £400,000 after gangway fall

Monday, September 12, 2016

Valero Energy UK Limited has been fined £400, 000 following a serious accident at its Pembroke Refinery.

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Construction firm in court after worker fractures spine in roof fall

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Construction firm Montway Ltd has been fined £144,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell off a roof during demolition work.

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Conservatory roof manufacturer fined after workers fall

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

A conservatory roof manufacturer and installer has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries in a fall from a conservatory roof.

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