Posts tagged with ‘working at height’

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Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height

by Emily Godward
Working at height

Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, a Darlington based roofing company was sentenced today after an employee suffered a fracture to his back requiring surgery. Newcastle Crown Court heard the injured person, Mr Stephen Merryweather, an employee of Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, was in the process of fitting new plywood boards over the top of existing wood […]

Construction firm in court after Fall from Height

by Emily Godward

Construction firm Montway Ltd, has been fined £144,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell off a roof during demolition work. Southwark Crown Court heard that on 25 February 2013 two workers were working on the roof of a two storey detached house at 17 Basing Hill, Golders Green in London. Romanian labourer Mr. […]

BT PLC fined £600,000 after workers fall from height

by Emily Godward
Working at Height

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined after two of its employees were seriously injured in falls from height. Teesside Crown Court heard how two British Telecommunications (BT) Open Reach engineers had been given a job at BT’s Darlington Automatic Telephone Exchange. One of the engineers was installing a cable through a hole on the first […]