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Boss who forged dead worker’s signature jailed for two years

The contracts manager of a roofing firm has been jailed after forging health and safety documents after a worker fell to his death.

Roofer fell from ladder carrying bucket of tiles

A roofing company has been convicted of safety breaches after a worker sustained serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder while holding a bucket of broken tiles.

Director sentenced after brother’s fatal fall

The director of a solar panel company in Worcestershire has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work and to pay costs of £15,000 after his brother fell to his death while installing solar panels.


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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.