The bricklayers fell approximately 2.5 metres onto a concrete floor sustaining serious injuries ranging from a broken back, a broken sternum to a swollen knee.
The workers fell through a temporary stairwell cover on to the hard concrete below - the company responsible was fined £200,000 and ordered to pay costs of £13,332. You can read the full article by SHP here.
Falls from height are a leading cause of work-place injuries and work-related fatalities.
AirDeck is a portable fall arrest air bag that protects against falls of up to 3.25m - AirDeck reduces the height of the fall and cushions the impact.