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Construction firm sentenced over multiple WaH failings

Construction firm STS Constructions has been fined £26,666 after workers were put at significant risk of falling from height at a west London property.

Solar panel co’s £40k fine over worker’s 4 m skylight plunge

A company that installs solar panels has been fined £40,000 after a worker fell through an unprotected skylight during an installation on a farm workshop in East Sussex.

Construction firm sentenced over multiple safety failings on site

A building firm has been handed a £35,000 fine after it exposed workers to multiple safety risks for two-a-half-years.

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High priorities

A report from a UK parliamentary group makes four recommendations to reduce the overall number of falls related to work at height, the cause of one in four workplace fatalities.

Alternative realities

Virtual reality has previously been more associated with gaming than with OSH training. But fighting zombies could give way to learning to fight fires. 

Humber Bridge: open all hours

Maintaining the Grade 1 listed structure involves working round high wind speeds and 24/7 traffic flow.

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