Health, safety & environment - Working at height

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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 10.04.2024

Construction firm fined after worker died following fall

A construction company in Kent has been fined after a sub-contractor fell and died from his injuries. What happened and what does the accident tell us about managing work at height?
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TERRORISM - 26.03.2024

Are you prepared for a terrorist threat?

With new legislation on the horizon, you could do well to start thinking about your preparedness for terrorist threats. Fortunately, the government has provided some easy to use guidance. What’s available?
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 12.03.2024

Company fined after avoidable death of worker

A company involved in fruit and vegetable production has been fined £320,000 after a worker was killed. What led to the incident and how can you avoid a similar situation?
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LIFTING EQUIPMENT - 25.01.2024

Worker spotted on pallet raised by forklift truck

A company has been fined after onlookers spotted an employee working from a pallet raised by a forklift truck at Ramsgate Harbour. How could this unsafe act have been allowed to happen, and how can you prevent similar behaviours in your workplace?
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 09.01.2024

Roofing firm fined after two workers injured

A roofing company has been fined a total of £881,000 after two workers were seriously injured during two separate incidents. What were the circumstances and what should have been in place to protect the workers?
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 13.12.2023

Workers put at risk by unsafe scaffolding

A company has been fined £3,000 after an HSE inspector noticed unsafe scaffolding on a house renovation as he happened to be driving past. What was the problem and what should have been in place to keep workers safe whilst on scaffolding?
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Health, safety & environment - Working at height

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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 12.03.2024

Company fined after avoidable death of worker

A company involved in fruit and vegetable production has been fined £320,000 after a worker was killed. What led to the incident and how can you avoid a similar situation?
Read more

LIFTING EQUIPMENT - 25.01.2024

Worker spotted on pallet raised by forklift truck

A company has been fined after onlookers spotted an employee working from a pallet raised by a forklift truck at Ramsgate Harbour. How could this unsafe act have been allowed to happen, and how can you prevent similar behaviours in your workplace?
Read more

TERRORISM - 26.03.2024

Are you prepared for a terrorist threat?

With new legislation on the horizon, you could do well to start thinking about your preparedness for terrorist threats. Fortunately, the government has provided some easy to use guidance. What’s available?
Read more

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