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AIF Announces 2019 Work at Height Conference

THE ACCESS Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has announced that its second national...

Contractor Fined Following Fall Through Skylight

A CONSTRUCTION company, Modern Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker fell through a skylight. On 12 May 2017, a worker was carrying out cladding...

MPs Call for Action to Tackle Increase in Work at Height...

THE All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has expressed concerns after annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) revealed that fatal injuries, as a result of...

HSE Releases Annual Workplace Fatality Figures

THE HEALTH and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to...

Company Fined Following Serious Roofing Fall

A SHEFFIELD-based construction company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a self-employed general builder fell seven metres onto a concrete floor on site. On...

Fall from Height Lands Roofing Contractor with Fine

A LONDON-based roofing company, McDonald Roofing Contractors Limited, has been fined after a worker fell a distance of nine metres from a flat roof...

Roofing Contractor Sentenced for Unsafe Work at Height

A ROOFING contractor has been sentenced for failing to take adequate precautions to prevent his workers falling from height and for breaching a prohibition...

How to Minimise Risk when Working at Height

ONE OF THE biggest causes of accidents and injuries in the workplace is working at height. The increased danger associated with unfamiliar locations, fragile...

Serious Roof Fall Lands Contractor in Court

A ROOFER suffered serious injuries after falling five meters through a fragile roof, leading to the sentencing of a Lincolnshire construction company. On 2 May...

Roofing Fall Results in Double Prosecution

A BUILDING contractor and specialist cladding firm have been sentenced for safety breaches after an employee fell through a roof light and suffered life...