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Working at Height

Duration: Approx. 4 hours This course is designed for employees at all levels who are required to undertake working at height activities. This course will be tailored to suit individual needs taking into account the type of access equipment being used and work undertaken. Course includes: An overview of the Working at Height Regulations 2005 […]

Working at Height

Duration: Approx. 4 hours This course is designed for employees at all levels who are required to undertake working at height activities. This course will be tailored to suit individual needs taking into account the type of access equipment being used and work undertaken. Course includes: An overview of the Working at Height Regulations 2005 […]

Repair and maintenance company fined after worker falls from height

A repair and maintenance company has been fined after an employee fell from two metres while working on a roof. Barkingside Magistrates’ Court heard how a roofer was working with a colleague to repair a leaky roof in Seaton Avenue, Felixstowe. There was no edge protection around the roof and access to the roof was […]

Marine contractor fined £34k after worker suffers life changing injuries in fall

A marine contractor has been fined after a worker fell six metres sustaining multiple fractures to the neck, back, ribs, and hip, plus head injuries and a collapsed lung. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard how a contractor who was working on converting a barge from a commercial vessel into a luxury house-boat, suffered life changing injuries […]

Building company and director sentenced after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary work

A building company and its director have been sentenced today after carrying out unsafe and unnecessary building work. BBS Improvements Limited and sole director Barrie John Henry Birch were sentenced after a joint investigation by Worcestershire Trading Standards Service and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) uncovered a string of health and safety and fraud […]