Tag: working at height

Construction company fined after worker falls from domestic garage roof

July 2021 A construction company has been fined for failing to comply with work at height regulations after a worker fell from a garage roof. The Court heard that in February 2020, the worker had accessed the roof using a ladder and was working on his knees with his side to the open edge whilst […]

Director fined after young worker injured in fall from height

27th May 2021 A Director of a Construction company has been fined for safety breaches after a 17-year-old worker fell from a mezzanine floor to the ground below. The Court heard that, on February 2019, the worker and two others were building the mezzanine floor on a site in Sheffield. The injured person stepped on a […]

EN1004-1:2020 Mobile Access and Working Towers

  EN1004-1:2020 Mobile Access and Working Towers The new Standard for Scaffold Towers shall be in force from November 2021. It was introduced in November 2020 with a 12-month transition period. The new standard relates to the design, materials, load capability and performance of a Scaffold Tower. From November 2021 all Scaffold Towers must meet […]


A construction company has been fined after a painter and decorator fell from an unprotected landing on the second floor of a house. The Court heard that the employee suffered life changing injuries when he fell from a second floor landing down to the first floor, and then over the unprotected edge and down the […]