Articles tagged with "falls from height"

Risk assessment ignored: worker falls from roof

This is one of those frustrating building safety cases where the right specification was set out for the work but this was then ignored in practice. A man was injured due to a fall from height...


Flawed Method Statement leads to serious injury

Here is an example of how the construction Health & Safety guidelines and procedures can all be applied according to the letter of the law; but if the content of the chosen method of working is...


Worker falls when working on cinema staircase

This incident drives home the need for edge protection to be in place at all times to protect workers on building sites against falls from height. It took place at a new Odeon cinema complex in...