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Training Courses for Safe Work at Height: Which is Right for Your Business?

by Naomi Wells, Compliance Assistant Working at Height remains one of the leading causes of death and injury in the workplace, so ensuring the training is up to date for all employees helps mitigate risks. Why is it important? Contrary to common thought, working at height isn’t just up ladders or on rooves. A workplace […]

Company fined after worker breaks rib falling into pit

A company has been fined after a worker fell into a moulding pit and suffered a broken rib. The Peel Jones Copper Products Limited employee had opened up the company’s site at Maynard Foundry, Kilton Lane, Saltburn on 27 August 2021. The lights inside the company’s casting room were currently off and the worker had […]

Building firm fined after worker hurt falling through the collapsed floor

A building company has been fined £66,667 after a worker was injured when a floor that was under construction collapsed. The Lusson Ltd worker was one of three people who were on the incomplete first floor of a building that was being constructed in Croham Valley Road, Croydon on 23 June 2021. Several pallets of […]

Fatal skylight fall – company and director sentenced

A Wakefield roofing company has been fined and its sole director given a suspended prison sentence after a dad-of-two was killed when he fell 12 metres through a skylight. Jonathan May, 39, from Horbury, Wakefield, who was a subcontractor for Davis Industrial Roofing Limited, was working on a storm-damaged warehouse roof at F&G Commercials Limited, […]

Company fined after skylight fall puts the worker in a six-week coma

A Hertfordshire construction company has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight while working on a six-storey house. The man fell over three metres and received serious head injuries that led to him being in a coma for six weeks. MH Costa Construction Limited had been completely renovating the property at Moore Park […]