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New Campaign Highlights the Real Impact of Falls on Loved Ones

A NEW campaign highlighting the long-term, life-changing impact that falls can have on family and friends has been launched by The Ladder Association and...

Kingspan Partners With Premsafe

A NEW PARTNERSHIP has been announced between Kingspan and Premsafe in a bid to improve the national coverage and efficiency of its SafePro2 installation...

Roofing Company Fined after Worker Falls Through Roof Light

A ROOFING company employee fell three metres through a roof light and suffered a fractured pelvis and spinal injuries, landing the company in court. On...

Company Fined After Two Workers Fall Through Rooflight

TWO WORKERS suffered serious injuries when they fell over four metres through a rooflight obscured by moss and dirt, leading to the sentencing of...

Roofer Fall Lands Company in Court

FOLLOWING a two metre fall while working on a roof, a repair and maintenance company has been fined. On 7 September 2016, a roofer was...

Worker Suffers Multiple Injuries in Fall from Height

CONSTRUCTION company, Rivergate Developments Ltd, has been sentenced for safety breaches after an employee fell 2.7 metres through an open stairwell. On 31 May 2017,...

Heightsafe Says HSE Plan Must Do More to Tackle Killer Accidents

THIS MONTH the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will publish its latest 2019/20 Business Plan, detailing how upcoming annual priorities will support its mission...

Calls for Enhanced Reporting to Improve Work at Height Culture

A NEW report calling on the Government and construction and roofing industries to undertake a major review of work at height culture, expand enhanced...

Manufacturer Fined after Contractor’s Roof Skylight Fall

A CARTON MANUFACTURER has been fined after a contractor suffered fatal head injuries after falling through a broken skylight. On 27 October 2017, a contractor...

Fatal Temporary Platform Fall Fine

OLIVER CONNELL and Son Ltd and Rydon Construction Ltd have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. On...