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DEATH FOLLOWED POOR CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT

Posted on 23rd February 2017
Host company fined £600,000 after contractor fell from ladder

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FALL FROM STEPLADDER TRIGGERS £900,000 FINE

Posted on 6th December 2016
Workman fell small distance from uninspected equipment

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LADDER FALL CLAIMED LIFE OF WINDOW FITTER

Posted on 9th November 2016
Simple steps not taken to secure leaning ladder

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CAVALIER CONTRACTOR JAILED FOR FIVE YEARS

Posted on 18th October 2016
Total disregard for the safety caused death of 17 year-old in ladder fall

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COUNCIL FINED £40,000 AFTER FALL FROM LADDER

Posted on 12th October 2016
Basic ladder safety failings land Yorkshire council in Court

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PERMANENTLY DISABLED FOR WANT OF A GIN WHEEL

Posted on 30th September 2016
Firm fined after 7m fall carrying bucket of cement on access ladder

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LADDER FALL FRACTURE FIRM FINED £100,000

Posted on 2nd August 2016
Two metre fall from leaning ladder costs company dearly

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LADDER INSTALLER ACCOUNTABLE FOR FATAL FALL

Posted on 8th December 2015
HSE highlights message for owners, agents and contractors

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DIRECTOR SENTENCED OVER UNSAFE USE OF LADDER

Posted on 4th December 2015
Fall from ladder ends in suspended prison sentence and fine for director

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COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR BUILDER AFTER LADDER FALL

Posted on 9th November 2015
Poorly maintained ladder was damaged and unsafe to use

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FALL FROM STEPLADDER CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 1st October 2015
Stepladder too short to reach the first floor

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LADDER PROVES UNSUITABLE FOR TWO HAND TASK

Posted on 5th April 2015
Workman fell from ladder used to remove redundant cabling

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ROOFLINE DEATH NOT CAUSED BY LADDER DEFECTS

Posted on 19th February 2015
Workman fell to his death using defective ladder to install guttering

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WORKMAN FELL FROM TOP RUNG OF STEPLADDER

Posted on 28th October 2014
Life-long injuries caused by “basic” safety failure

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HEFTY FINES FOR LADDER MADNESS CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Posted on 28th May 2014
Reckless use of ladder ‘footed’ on van roof parked at bus stop

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LADDER FALL LEAVES SCAFFOLDER IN WHEELCHAIR

Posted on 8th May 2014
Firm prosecuted over failure to use most suitable means of access

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WORKMAN PARALYSED FOLLOWING LADDER FALL

Posted on 27th January 2014
Carrying materials on ladder ended with tragic consequences

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DEATH FOLLOWED FALL FROM INSECURE LADDER

Posted on 20th January 2014
Contractor fined for failing to provide scaffold or safe system

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FOOTING OF LADDER FAILS TO PREVENT FALL

Posted on 10th January 2014
Business park owner fined over ladder fall and management inadequacies

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CAUSE OF LADDER FALL FATALITY REMAINS MYSTERY

Posted on 24th November 2013
Contractor fined for unsuitable and badly maintained ladder

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HEATING AND VENTILATING CONTRACTOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 22nd October 2013
Work on extraction unit was not properly planned and managed

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LADDER FALL CAUSED LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES

Posted on 4th September 2013
Scaffold could have been used to remove risk of working from a ladder

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INCORRECT LADDER USE TRIGGERED PROSECUTION

Posted on 12th August 2013
Access and roof ladder system failed to prevent 8m fall

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HOUSING GROUP DID NOT TRAIN ON LADDER USE

Posted on 22nd March 2013
Fall of plumber exposes HA deficiencies in working with ladders  

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ROOF LADDER FAILS TO PREVENT FALL OR FINE

Posted on 25th October 2012
Building prosecuted over chimney work without use of scaffolding

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ROOF LADDER INSUFFICIENT TO STOP FALL AND PROSECUTION

Posted on 20th September 2012
Refurbishment firm fined after failing to provide scaffolding for roof repair

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WIND TURBINE WORKER FELL OVER 100FT TO HIS DEATH

Posted on 19th June 2012
Ladder rather than lift access remained despite HSE warnings to firm 

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REFURB LADDER FALL INJURY REVEALS UNSAFE ROOFWORK

Posted on 17th February 2012
Workman suffered serious injury in 7m fall whilst accessing unguarded roof

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FIRM FINED AFTER LONE WORKING FITTER LADDER FALL

Posted on 27th November 2011
Glazing contractor prosecuted following ‘unfooted’ ladder fall incident

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WORK EXPERIENCE ACCIDENT HIGHLIGHTS ASSESSMENT DUTY

Posted on 16th March 2011
Building firm prosecuted after schoolboy injured during work experience

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STEEPLEJACK FELL 8m FROM ROOF AFTER ANCHOR FAILED

Posted on 1st March 2011
Anchor failure and fall caused by incorrect installation and testing

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DUTCH CONTRACTOR PROSECUTED AFTER SITE DEATH

Posted on 3rd January 2011
Failure to select the right equipment and plan work led to fatal ladder fall

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MAJOR TELECOMMS BUSINESS FACES £1/2m IN FINES AND COSTS

Posted on 16th December 2010
Fatal fall caused by failure to ensure appropriate access equipment was used

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LADDER FALL PROSECUTION

Posted on 9th March 2009
Log cabin erection contractor fined after ladder fall injury

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