Working at Height – Failing to Comply With the Rules Can Cost You Dear!

Working at Height – Failing to Comply With the Rules Can Cost You Dear! Working at height requires special training and protective measures. In a cautionary tale for employers who may be tempted to use unqualified staff to carry out roof repairs or other precarious tasks, a company that did just that was hit hard in the pocket after being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. The company had instructed three members of its maintenance team to ascend onto the fragile roof of its industrial premises in order to repair an extractor fan. During the operation, one of the men put his foot through the roof. Other employees below…