The Importance of Staying Safe while Working at Height

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Working at height

The following news article was written by the HSE. It clearly demonstrates the importance of staying safe while working at height and how quickly and easily tragedy can happen. A London-based construction company was recently sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 4 November 2015, a Formation Construction Limited employee was using … Read More

Safe use of ladders

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Safe use of ladder

Following a fatal accident investigation in 2017, HSE is strongly advising all duty holders and users of combination ladders to ensure that they: carry out pre-use checks; use them in accordance with instructions; check the locking mechanism(s). Failure to do so could result in serious accidents. Telescopic ladders The use of telescopic ladders is growing more popular due to their … Read More