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WORKING AT HEIGHT

Airport firm’s £500,000 fine

A company has been fined after previously being served with improvement notices after multiple accidents involving transport and work at height. What could it have done to avoid this situation? More...

WORK AT HEIGHT

Why was fine cut by £400,000 on appeal?

The Court of Appeal has slashed a £700,000 fine following a company’s successful appeal. What were the circumstances of the case and why was the penalty reduced? More...

CONSTRUCTION

Builder acquitted in safety prosecution

A builder has been cleared of safety charges after a subcontractor was left paralysed when he fell on a construction site. How did he manage to clear his name? More...

WORK AT HEIGHT

Must you use edge protection?

Following a fatal fall from height, the HSE built a case against a builder in which it was alleged that he had failed to ensure suitable edge protection and was therefore responsible for the accident. What happened in court? More...

WORK AT HEIGHT

Failed to prevent a fall from height

A property development company was fined over £90,000 after an accident left an employee paralysed. How did it happen and what can be learned from this particular case? More...

YOUNG WORKERS

Not one or two but three, and the manager!

Following the death of an apprentice scaffolder, three companies and a manager found themselves on the wrong side of the law. What happened and what lessons can be learned? More...

ENFORCEMENT

The truth will out

A recent case has shown that you will make things much worse by either neglecting to tell enforcement officers vital facts, or worse by lying and trying to cover things up. What happened, and what can you learn from this case? More...

WORKING AT HEIGHT

Was a dodgy ladder really to blame?

A recent case has highlighted that the enforcement bodies still haven’t lost interest in work at height, and in particular, the use of ladders. What prompted the HSE to take action in this case and how can you avoid a similar experience? More...

NEWS - WORKING AT HEIGHT

On fragile ground

If you were under the impression that the HSE had stopped focusing on working at height, this case certainly proves otherwise. Why did the HSE prosecute and how can you avoid a similar experience? More...

ENFORCEMENT POLICY

Straight to court

A self-employed builder has recently been prosecuted for breaches of the Working at Height Regulations, even though there hadn’t been an accident. Why did the HSE decide to take this action and how you avoid a similar fate? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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