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WernerCo is First No Falls Foundation Gold Sponsor 

WernerCo, the manufacturer and distributor of ladders and access equipment, is encouraging working at height safety and risk awareness by becoming the first Gold...

How to Make Working at Height Safer

LATEST STATISTICS from the HSE reveal that, although falls from working at height are reducing, they are still one of the most common causes...

Roofer and Builder Sentenced after Fall from Height

A BUILDING CONTRACTOR and a roofing contractor have been fined after an employee fell five metres from a first-floor extension, breaking several vertebrae in...

Company Fined After Worker’s Cement Sheet Roof Fall

AN ASBESTOS REMOVAL COMPANY has been fined after a worker's cement sheet roof fall and fractured a vertebrae bone in his back. Aberdeen Sheriff Court...

Working at Height Stakeholders Meet to Launch No Falls Charter

THE ALL PARTY Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Working at Height met with stakeholders virtually on 12 July 2021 to discuss a future No Falls...

Global Safety Report Highlights Need for Near-Miss Data

THE LATEST IPAF Global Safety Report analyses the main causes of serious injuries and fatalities occurring when using powered access machines to conduct temporary...

Roof Fall “Wholly Avoidable” says HSE

A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY based in Chesterfield has been fined after a subcontractor's avoidable roof fall lead to life-changing injury. The subcontractor had been hired to...

Working at Height Breaches Increase by 84% on Construction Sites

AN 84% INCREASE in the number of working at height breaches on construction sites were reported during the first quarter of 2021 by The...

New Toolbox Talks Focus on Fall Protection Equipment

NEW TOOL BOX TALKS on fall prevention and protection equipment on sites are now available from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). There are two...

Kee Safety Introduces Scotland’s Largest Fall Protection Company

KEE SAFETY, global suppliers of fall protection and safety railing systems, has announced that four of its Scottish-based businesses are merging into one company. The...