A Bedford grain milling company has been prosecuted after a worker was injured in a fall during the night shift.
Category: Falls from height
A Knightsbridge facilities and cleaning company has been fined after one of its employees fell six metres through a riding school roof on the Longcross estate in Surrey.
Bradford Council has been fined for breaching safety regulations after a school caretaker was left with permanent disabilities when he fell through the school hall ceiling five days before his retirement.
Southampton company Hamble Yacht Services Ltd has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker fell whilst repairing a yacht.
Work at six building sites in the Bradford area was halted immediately during an inspection initiative focusing on the construction industry by the Health and Safety Executive.
Dozens of North East sites inspected as working at height put under safety spotlight to prevent death and injury in the construction industry
Dozens of Construction sites across the North East have been put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection regime by the Health and Safety Executive. A total of 14 Prohibition Notices were served because the proper precautions were not in place for working at height.
Dozens of Scotland sites inspected as working at height put under safety spotlight to prevent death and injury in the construction industry
Dozens of construction sites across Scotland have been put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection regime by the Health and Safety Executive. A total of 15 Prohibition Notices were served because the proper precautions were not in place for working at height.
A recycling company has been ordered to pay a £20,000 fine by the end of the week for safety failings on a waste transfer site in Croydon after an overseas student on shift work fell four metres through a chute.
A building contractor was today ordered to pay a total of £548,000 after a worker fell through a roof while working on the construction of the Menai Centre in Bangor, Wales.
A self-employed demolition contractor has been fined after members of the public reported workers operating unsafely at roof height during the demolition of a Derbyshire pub.
An Essex firm has been prosecuted after one of its employees suffered life-changing injuries when he fell from a stepladder while spray-painting a lorry.
A Lincolnshire farming business has been fined after a building contractor was left paralysed when he fell through a barn roof.
A microbrewery has been sentenced for failing to take sufficient action to prevent unsafe work at height and improve manual handling at its Marsh Gibbon production plant.
A Salford firm has been fined £50,000 over the death of a canal boat owner at a dry dock on the Bridgewater Canal.
A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.
A Monmouth roof refurbishment company has been fined after an employee was injured in a six-metre fall from the roof of a house in Cirencester.
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Common work at height tasks – examples of generic good practice in the planning and assessment of tasks requiring work from height.
A Bridgend firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a teenage worker plunged nearly six metres through a fragile roof at a children’s activity centre.
A Shropshire firm, which hires out equipment for working safely at height, has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell from a cherry picker.