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Category: Falls from height

Cleaning company fined for putting workers lives at risk

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Sheffield property and cleaning company was fined for breaching Work at Height regulations. 

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‘A miracle he was not killed’ says judge as logistics firm fined £75,000

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A logistics firm was fined £75,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a fall from a roof.

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Roofing contractor and director fined over brick-layer death

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Yorkshire roofing firm and its Director have been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death though a fragile roof-light.

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Window cleaning company find for safety breaches

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A window cleaning firm & it’s sole Director have been fined for health and safety breaches after the company was employed to clean the windows at a nursing home.

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Firm fined after a man fell through fragile roof onto concrete

Friday, July 3, 2015

 A construction company was fined after a worker fell through a roof three metres onto a concrete floor below.

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Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.

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London firm fined after worker injured in fall

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A London firm specialising in bespoke staircases has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured when the personnel cage he was working in was knocked to the ground by an overhead crane.

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Scaffolding company and client fined for unsafe practices

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A property developer and the firm it contracted to erect scaffolding, have both been fined for safety breaches.

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Council sentenced after theatre injury

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Stafford Borough Council was today fined after an incident at a theatre in which a worker suffered fractured bone in his back.

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Injection moulding firm fined after worker fall

Monday, June 22, 2015

 A casting and injection moulding firm has been sentenced after an employee fell from one of its machines, suffering severe injuries.

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Farm sentenced after skylight fall

Friday, June 19, 2015

A farm company was sentenced today after admitting safety failures relating to a worker falling five and a half meters through an abattoir skylight. 

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Warwickshire firm fined after worker fell from scaffolding

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Roger Smith Installations Limited of Bulkington, Warwickshire has been prosecuted after a worker fell four metres causing bleeding on the brain, damage to his lungs and ribs.

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Construction firm fined after workers injured

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

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Recycling company sentenced over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

A company specialising in the recycling of waste plastic was fined today after a worker was injured when he fell from an industrial sized waste bin. 

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Safety failings land firm in court

Friday, June 12, 2015

A metal processing company has been fined for safety failings which exposed a worker to a serious risk of injury from a fall.

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Family firm fined after worker broke back in roof fall

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A family-run company in Birmingham that specialises in removing asbestos from buildings has been fined after an employee broke his back when he fell through a fragile roof.

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Farmer charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Farmer James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Mr Brown’s farm.

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Builder charged as worker seriously injured in fall through roof

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Builder James Brown has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker being seriously injured after he fell through a roof he was working on at Hoskinshire Farm, Out Rawcliffe, Preston.

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Construction firm sentenced over ‘life changing’ fall

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Construction company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety failings after a 55 year old employee fell through a skylight roof. 

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Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

A London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.

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