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Shipping company fined after worker fell from height and suffered life changing injuries
    A shipping company was fined for safety breaches after a worker was paralysed from the waist down when he fell 3.4 metres to the bottom of a ships hold.Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard that on 15 May 2017, the 28-year-old worker, a stevedores employed by Thor Shipping...
Company fined after airport baggage handler suffers skull fractures and brain injury
 A company providing a range of airline ground support services has been fined after an employee fell from a height of more than two metres.Luton Magistrates’ Court heard that on 24 December 2016 Rebecca Smith of Menzies Aviation (UK) Limited was injured during the loading of luggage onto...
Haulage company fined after employee fell from height and sustained severe injuries
   W D Cormack & Sons, a partnership operating a haulage business, has been fined after a driver fell from a trailer to the ground. Perth Sheriff Court heard that on 9 February 2016, the employee was securing a load of grain bags on a curtain-sider trailer, at Thormean...
Construction company fined after worker suffers multiple injuries in fall from height
 Construction company fined after worker suffers multiple injuries in fall from height   Construction company, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after worker, Mark Smith, fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening.Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard...
Painting and decorating employer sentenced after worker is seriously injured falling from height
 Painting and decorating employer sentenced after worker is seriously injured falling from height A Northamptonshire painting and decorating employer has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling from height. Wellingborough...
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:...

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