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Health & Safety often gets bad press for being a box-ticking exercise. However, a recent case handled by the HSE demonstrates that height safety needs to be on everybody’s agenda.

The case, which resulted in a scaffolder receiving a suspended sentence for not wearing a harness at height, highlighted the fact that this happened despite him being experienced and having had full training.

The moral of the story – Health & Safety is something that needs to be embedded within the culture of a company, and be seen as important to everyone, and not just those with “Health & Safety” in their job description.

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