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Category: Falls from height

Building firm sentenced after worker’s friend suffers devastating injuries

Friday, February 13, 2015

An Oldham building firm has been fined after a friend of a worker sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from the second floor of a partially built house.

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Farm director gets fine after dangerous work at height

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The director of a Shropshire dairy farm has been prosecuted after he failed to protect both himself and others while working at height.

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Unsafe roof work leads to court

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A West Midlands engineering firm and a Shropshire roofer have been prosecuted after a member of the public spotted men working unsafely at height.

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Development failings land multiple defendants in court

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Five separate parties have been sentenced for allowing unsafe work practices and poor welfare standards at a construction site in Upper Norwood.

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Farmer in court for roof fall failings

Friday, February 6, 2015

The partner of an East Sussex farm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured in a three metre fall through a fragile cowshed roof.

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Three firms sentenced after worker’s death

Friday, February 6, 2015

A renewable technology company and two sub-contractors have been fined for safety failings after a worker was killed when he fell seven metres from a roof while installing solar panels.

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Suffolk company in court for unsafe asbestos removal

Thursday, February 5, 2015

A Suffolk building company has been fined after removing asbestos insulation board without a licence and failing to protect its workers from falls of up to four metres at a farm building in Waltham, Essex.

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Stevedores fined for worker’s severe injuries

Thursday, February 5, 2015

A Glamorgan stevedoring company has been fined for breaking safety legislation after an employee suffered severe leg injuries falling from a trailer.

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Cheshire house builder in court after joiner badly injured in fall

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

A house building firm has been sentenced after a joiner suffered serious injuries when he fell five metres from the second floor of a new development in Alderley Edge.

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Building firm sentenced for corporate manslaughter

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A building firm and its owner have been sentenced today (3 February 2015) at Preston Crown Court, following an incident in 2011 where a man died as a result of falling through a roof.

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Construction giant and subcontractor in court after metal frame collapsed

Monday, February 2, 2015

A leading construction firm and a concrete contractor have been fined after a metal frame collapsed at a site in Birmingham, knocking two workers from scissor-lift platforms.

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Company fined after worker killed in offshore incident

Monday, February 2, 2015

An offshore services company has been fined for serious safety failings following an incident in which a worker died after plunging 23 metres from a platform into the sea.

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Preston solar panel firm sentenced over roof fall death

Friday, January 30, 2015

A Preston-based company, which installs solar panels, has been fined £45,000 following the death of a worker who fell through a barn roof.

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Construction companies in court after worker sustains head injuries in fall

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Two separate divisions of a Kent construction conglomerate have been fined after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile garage roof in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

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Firm in court after worker paralysed in roof fall

Monday, January 26, 2015

An East Lothian firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was left paralysed when he fell almost four metres through a fragile rooflight.

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Firm in court after routine inspection reveals unsafe work at height

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A construction company with a record of endangering the lives of its workers has been fined after the Health and Safety Executive found once again it was putting workers at serious risk of falling from height.

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Dangerous scaffold costs Portsmouth firm owner

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The owner of a small construction firm in Portsmouth has been fined after he erected a series of scaffolds in and around the town over several months in late 2013 that were riddled with dangerous faults.

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Kent contractors fined for safety dangers

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A Kent-based company has been prosecuted for serious safety breaches after exposing workers to unnecessary dangers.

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Barnet’s housing firm fined for safety failings

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A homes provider company for Barnet Council has been fined today (18/12) for safety failings after a heating engineer was found dead in a communal boiler house at one of their housing estates.

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Unsafe roof work leads to fine for builders

Friday, December 12, 2014

A West Midlands building firm has been fined after twice being spotted carrying out unsafe roof work just days apart. 

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