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Category: Falls from height

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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Roofer killed in fall from height

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A Castleford scaffolder has been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death from a roof.

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Teesside firm fined after worker’s fatal fall

Monday, November 23, 2015

A north east port has been fined £400,000 following the death of an agency worker who fell eight metres onto the steel deck of ship’s hold at Hartlepool Dock

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Father and son fined after worker fell from roof

Monday, November 23, 2015

A father and son have been fined after a worker fell four metres through a fragile roof he was working on in Hartlepool.

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Worker’s fall from scaffold leads to life-changing injuries

Friday, November 13, 2015

A scaffold firm was fined after a worker was seriously injured after falling nine metres. 

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Chief Inspector challenges small construction sites to act now to manage workers health and safety

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) Chief Inspector of Construction is challenging the refurbishment industry to act now and protect their workers, after 46 per cent of sites fell below standards during a recent inspection initiative.

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Ladder fall leads to court for Nottingham sub-contractor

Friday, November 6, 2015

A Nottingham sub-contractor has been prosecuted after a worker was injured when he fell from an unsafe ladder.

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River Brain scaffold collapse lands three in Court

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Three companies working on construction of residential apartments have been sentenced after workers narrowly escaped injury when a huge scaffold collapsed in the River Brain.

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Skip company and director fined after worker killed in excavator fall

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

West Sussex waste management firm South Coast Skips Ltd and its owner have been prosecuted after one worker died and another was left seriously injured when they fell from the bucket of an excavator.

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Building firm in court for ignoring regulator

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A building contractor has been sentenced after ignoring enforcement notices from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Roofer sentenced after safety breaches

Friday, October 30, 2015

The owner of a specialist roofing company has been sentenced after admitting dangerous working practices.

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Man falls from roof with life-changing injuries

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A man was sentenced for safety failings that led to a father-of-three falling from the roof of a house, resulting in horrific head and spinal injuries.

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Worker fatally injured falling through fragile roof

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

An employer was fined when a casual worker he employed to repair a shed roof fell and was fatally injured.

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Builder fined after worker fell through fragile roof

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

A builder has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered life changing injuries when he fell through a fragile roof light.

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Staffordshire construction firm fined after agency worker fall

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A construction company has been fined after an agency worker suffered life threatening chest injuries when he fell three and a half metres through a gap in a new floor.

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Steel frame company fined for safety failings

Monday, October 5, 2015

A company that erects steel frames has been fined for safety failings while cladding a steel framed building.

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Maintenance company fined after worker injured in fall from roof

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A maintenance company has been fined for safety failings after an employee was injured when he fell from a roof.

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Firm fined after employees fall from telehandler

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

 An agricultural services company was fined following an incident in which two workers were injured during construction work at a farm in Goxill, north Lincolnshire. 

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Builder fined following fatal accident

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A builder has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of one of his employees, who suffered a fatal accident. 

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Roofing firm and senior manager fined for safety failings

Friday, September 25, 2015

A roofing firm and a senior manager of the company have been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered life changing injuries when he fell through a fragile roof. 

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