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Building company fined after worker falls from height and suffers multiple fractures
 A building company has been fined after a roof worker fell about three and a half metres through an unprotected skylight opening.Coventry Magistrates’ Court heard that on 6 June 2018 a self-employed person working for Hamblett Building Services Limited at a site off Waverley Road in...
Company and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height
 Two companies, P.D.R. Construction Limited and Metcalfe Roofing & Building Services Limited, have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile mesh roof whilst carrying out work at height.Teesside Crown Court heard how, on 21 July 2016, the injured person had been in the process of...
Company fined after employee seriously injured in fall from lorry
 A manufacturer of steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures following a fall from height.Cwmbran Magistrates Court heard how, on 25 October 2017, a Braithwaite Engineers Limited employee was injured when he fell from a lorry...
Lanes Group fined £500k as Railway Lineside clearance worker falls from height
 Thursday 11 Jul 2019Lanes Group fined £500,000 after worker injured in fallLanes Group PLC was today fined £500,000, with £9,896.19 costs, after pleading guilty to one offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that Keith Light, now 54,...
Serious injuries to construction worker as British Standard for edge protection not used
 Fall bag plunge causes scaffolding pole injuries1 May 2018A construction worker who fell onto a scaffolding pole as he was removing fall arrest bags from a school site would not have sustained his injuries had the British standard for edge protection been implemented. Image credit:...
Reducing risk of working at height
 Staying safe at height21 November 2017 from: http://www.cranestodaymagazine.com/features/staying-safe-at-height-5982148/Paola De Pascali talks with fall protection companies and crane manufacturers about new product developments that help reduce the risk of working at height. The level...
Glasgow demolition contractor fined for fatal fall
 DEMOLITION WORKER LOST BALANCE IN FATAL FALLLack of measures in place to prevent fall from mezzanine floorA Glasgow based demolition contractor has been fined after a workman fell to his death from a mezzanine deck during a demolition project in Edinburgh in January 2015.Edinburgh Sheriff...
Worker falls from tail of plane. Aircraft company fined £160,000
 £160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a planeDate:15 March 2017  from HSEAn aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court...
British woman dies falling from hiking trail
 British woman, 43, dies after falling 300ft from a hiking trail on the island of Madeira Unnamed 43-year-old plunged more than 300 feet from Levada do Norte She was pronounced dead at the scene after tragedy on Saturday morning Woman had been enjoying a walk with her husband along...
Man fighting for life after 'falling from height' at construction site in central London
 Man fighting for life after 'falling from height' at construction site in central London Hatty Collier Saturday 16 April 2016  at:...

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