Potholes cause injuries, but we too often treat them as “the norm”. During various site assessments, I have raised issues such as the one described below on numerous occasions. Some clients respond and deal with the matter (which seems sensible as they asked for the advice). Some choose to ignore it and occasionally deride the narrative

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Waste Firm Fined After Preventable Fall From Height Key Facts:  A waste firm were investigated by the HSE after an incident in May 2014. An employee fell more than 8 ft from the unprotected edge of a conveyor sustaining serious injuries. The firm were fined £16,600 plus costs of £1,773.15 and a victim surcharge of

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Roofing company fined after worker’s fall from height Key Facts: A roofing company were prosecuted after a worker fell from a roof. The 37 year old employee sustained serious, life changing injuries. The firm were fined £7,500 plus costs of £5,725.22.

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Roofing firm fined after worker falls from height Key Facts A worker sustained serious injuries after falling five metres from the roof of a property he was working on. The subsequent HSE investigation found that more should have been done in order to prevent the fall. The roofing firm were fined £7,000 plus costs of

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Firm fined after worker falls from height Key Facts:  An HSE investigation was launched after a worker sustained life threatening injuries after falling from a roof. The man was working on the roof of the manufacturing firm’s site when he fell through a skylight. The firm were fined £10,000, over £7,300 in costs, and a

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A-Z of Health and Safety We’ve been having fun in the office trying to come up with a definitive A – Z of health and safety words and ideas. See if you agree with the words we chose…

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