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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:...
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
 New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapsefrom: http://news.yahoo.com/york-steps-efforts-crane-safety-deadly-collapse-215741862.htmlBy Frank McGurty  8th Feb 2016 .View galleryA construction crane is seen on top of cars along the street in downtown Manhattan...
Company fined after worker shatters pelvis in rooftop fall
from: http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/angus-the-mearns/sawmill-fined-after-worker-shatters-pelvis-in-rooftop-fall-1.903955Sawmill fined after worker shatters pelvis in rooftop fallBy Richard Watt, 8 October 2015 10.33am. A national sawmill firm has been fined £34,000 after an employee...
London roofing firm fined for putting workers at risk of serious injury from falls
 Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failingsDate:8 June 2015 from www.hse.gov.ukA London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.City of London Magistrates’ Court heard (5 June) that...

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