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A stone merchant has been fined for safety breaches after a vehicle made contact with an uninsulated overhead electric power line. The court heard that
An architectural metalwork company has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury on a pedestal drill. In August 2018, an employee, who
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION FINED £600,000 AFTER FIVE EMPLOYEES DEVELOPED HAND ARM VIBRATION SYNDROME (HAVS)
A property management and development organisation has been fined after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). The Court heard that between 2009 and
DUMPERS/MOBILE PLANT AND VEHICLES GUIDANCE – CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED AFTER DUMPER TRUCK OVERTURNS AND FATALLY INJURES WORKER
A leading construction company has been fined following an incident in which a worker was killed when a dumper truck overturned. The court heard that
In February 2019 HSE issued a safety alert to inform industry of a change in relation to the control expectations for exposure to welding fume
CONTROL OF WELDING FUME: HSE TARGETED INSPECTION OF ENGINEERING & FABRICATION SITES TO COMMENCE JANUARY 2020
Following the strengthening of enforcement expectation for all welding fume (including mild steel) in February of this year (see safety bulletin http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/mild-steel-welding-fume.htm), HSE Inspectors will
Is health surveillance required in your workplace? Risk assessment and controls (first part of the health surveillance cycle .) The starting point is your risk assessment.
Between 7 October – 1 November, HSE will be carrying out its latest construction inspection initiative. This will continue the focus on health, in particular
The British Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 31% increase in electricity breaches on construction sites. The report was based on 20,000 independent site inspections
HSE has made updates to a hand-arm vibration (HAV) publication and tool. Find out more below. Hand-arm vibration exposure calculator HSE has made updates to
Issue Date: 25/07/2019 On July 25, 2019, 3M Fall Protection announced an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge and the Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™