Work at Height Safety Fines

Work at height carries with it specific and preventable risks of injury from falls. Latest prosecutions for safety failings in work at height control are found as follows:

Here is the Press Release of today’s prosecution result (Britain’s HSE),

Here is the HSE’s Press Release of a different incident yesterday.

Update: here is another (this time it is a fall through a fragile roof).

Update: roofing firm in court.

Update: another fall in court (17th Sept).

Update: another fall results in serious injuries (18th Sept).

Update: another fall results in injuries (11th Oct).

Update: another fine for work-at-height safety failings (22nd Oct).

The latest HSE figures show that 40 workers were killed and almost 3,500 seriously injured following falls in the workplace during 2011/12. More information about safe working at height can be found at www.hse.gov.uk/falls.

Update: another (5th November).

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