A Merseyside firm has been sentenced after a worker received life-threatening injuries when he fell from scaffolding at a Croxteth sports centre.
A Monmouth roof refurbishment company has been fined after an employee was injured in a six-metre fall from the roof of a house in Cirencester.
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Common work at height tasks – examples of generic good practice in the planning and assessment of tasks requiring work from height.
A Bridgend firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a teenage worker plunged nearly six metres through a fragile roof at a children’s activity centre.
A Shropshire firm, which hires out equipment for working safely at height, has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell from a cherry picker.
A Leicestershire house builder has been fined after two self-employed bricklayers fell more than two metres from a scaffold.
Construction sites across Scotland are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health when working at height.
A Norwich scaffolding firm has been fined after a self-employed aircraft painter was injured after falling more than two metres when a wooden scaffold board broke.
A Darlington contractor has been fined after a worker was left severely brain damaged following a fall from a house roof.