A Fall from height leaves worker paralysed from waist down Recently, Southwark Crown Court  fined a construction company £110,000 and ordered to pay £16,620 in costs following a worker who suffered spinal injuries after falling eight metres through an unguarded window space, leaving him paralysed from the waist down.

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Construction Industry HSE Site Visits – The HSE will be carrying out targeted site inspections from 22 September for a month. The HSE have announced: “Health as well as safety” and this is the message for this year’s Construction Initiative, as poor standards and unsafe practices on Britain’s building sites will be targeted during a nationwide

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In June 2014, the HSE published the report of the Independent FFI (Fee for Intervention) Review Panel. The Conclusions of the Independent Fee for Intervention (FFI) Review Panel Fee for Intervention (FFI) has satisfied the requirement that the cost burden of enforcement is shifted away from taxpayers and towards non-compliant duty-holders. The approximately £10m net figure

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