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Dangerous ladders

DANGEROUS LADDERS STOPPED AT PORT

Last month, Trading Standards intercepted a suspicious shipment of ladders at Felixstowe and turned to the Test & Research Centre for assistance. The suspect shipment contained two ladder...
ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

A roofing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder whilst transporting a bucket full of broken tiles. Folkestone Magistrates’ Court...
Construction company fined after carpenter injured in fall from height

COMPANY FINED AFTER CARPENTER INJURED IN FALL FROM HEIGHT

A Hitchin-based construction company has been sentenced after a carpenter sustained nerve and tissue damage to his lower back after a fall from height. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard on 2...
FERRY COMPANY FINED AFTER MULTIPLE FRACTURE INJURY

FERRY COMPANY FINED AFTER MULTIPLE FRACTURE INJURY

Red Funnel Ferries has been fined after a worker fell from the unprotected edge of its Red Falcon ship’s mezzanine car deck. Southampton Crown Court heard how, on 24 September 2015, a...
Company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Company fined after worker injured in fall from height

A window cleaning company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered bone fractures following a fall through a fragile roof light. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, on...

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