School Fined After Worker Fell From Height

A school in Brentwood pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was injured as he fell from a roof. A 63 year old employee was working on the roof of the bay window when his foot got caught and he fell approximately 2.6 metres to the ground below. He was taken to hospital and suffered injuries including a broken collarbone and chipped vertebrae. To read the full story you can access the link here.

C&C Training our sister company run a Working at Height course including the Safe Use of Steps and Ladders, which includes safe use of equipment and how to identify the root cause of accidents. For details on the course click on working at height. If you need advice on how to minimise working at height accidents, then please contact our Health and Safety consultancy team.