Health, safety & environment - Working at height

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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 17.06.2024

Electrician fractures skull after fall from scissor lift

A worker was seriously injured after falling out of an overturning scissor lift. What were the chain of events leading up to this accident and what should be put in place to prevent a similar occurrence at your site?
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 17.06.2024

Purchasing telescopic ladders online

Increased accident risk? The latest report from the Ladder Association has discovered that consumers are up to twice as likely to have an accident after buying telescopic ladders online from retailers such as Amazon and eBay than those who bought from dedicated retailers such as B&Q, Wickes, Screwfix, etc. Tip. For the full report, see The next step . The exact causes of the accidents in the survey were not known, but purchasing online can present challenges as users are unable to inspect the product and “get a feel” for the quality of it. ...
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 04.06.2024

The perils of working on skylights

Maintaining skylights will involve roof work which poses unique risks for employees. What hazards can workers face when cleaning or repairing skylights and what measures should be taken to keep them safe?
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - 21.05.2024

What’s the HSE’s stance on AI?

The HSE has outlined its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI), especially where it impacts health and safety in the workplace. What’s to know?
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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 23.04.2024

Fall prevention awareness week

The first ever “No Falls Week” is taking place between 13 and 17 May 2024. What’s it about and should your company get involved?
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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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Health, safety & environment - Working at height

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WORKING AT HEIGHT - 23.04.2024

Fall prevention awareness week

The first ever “No Falls Week” is taking place between 13 and 17 May 2024. What’s it about and should your company get involved?
Read more

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - 21.05.2024

What’s the HSE’s stance on AI?

The HSE has outlined its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI), especially where it impacts health and safety in the workplace. What’s to know?
Read more

WORKING AT HEIGHT - 17.06.2024

Electrician fractures skull after fall from scissor lift

A worker was seriously injured after falling out of an overturning scissor lift. What were the chain of events leading up to this accident and what should be put in place to prevent a similar occurrence at your site?
Read more

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