Health and Safety Executive press releases 2018

Find the latest news from the HSE on falls from height prosecutions. 

Electrical appliance company fined after worker’s death

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has today been fined after a self-employed contractor fell from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) and later died from his injuries.

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Tata Steel fined after worker fell into open pit

A steel company has today been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell into an open pit.

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Companies fined after worker falls from roof

Aldi Stores Limited and VBT Limited have been fined after a worker suffered from injuries when he fell from a roof.

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Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder

A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries.

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Company fined after apprentice injured in fall from height

A scaffolding company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a 16-year-old apprentice joiner fell approximately four metres from a scaffold platform.

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Construction worker suffers serious injuries after fall from height 

Construction worker suffers serious injuries after fall from height
Two companies, Deans Construction Limited and Universal Coatings and Services Limited, have been sentenced today after a roofing sub-contractor was ejected from the basket of a cherry picker, resulting in serious chest injuries.

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Candle manufacturer fined after work suffers fatal head injuries

A manufacturer of candles has been fined after a worker suffered fatal head injuries after falling from a pallet raised by forklift truck.

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Company fined following fatality at South Yorkshire site

A wood waste company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker was killed when he fell four metres from a walking floor trailer in South Yorkshire while manually un-sheeting the unit.

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Former bakery director sentenced after worker falls and dies

The ex-director of commercial bakery has been placed on a curfew after a vulnerable worker suffered fatal injuries in a fall.

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Electrical appliance company fined after worker’s death

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has today been fined after a self-employed contractor fell from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) and later died from his injuries.

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