Articles tagged with "falls from height"

Lift shaft injury blamed on low guard rail

Whenever there is a construction safety court case, attention is thrown on the contractors concerned, and whether they obeyed the letter of the law precisely. If they did not, then regardless o...


The biggest issues in construction safety

One of the best ways of assessing the mood of people in an industry these days is to visit their sector-specific online forums and see what the ‘hot buttons’ are.

One such example can...


Traditional building system targeted by HSE

Of the many cases that we record that involve official action being taken against contractors, this is an unusual one. A centuries-old building material is partly blamed for a new prosecution...