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    SOLAR PANEL INSTALLER FELL THROUGH ROOFLIGHT

    Lack of measures in place to prevent roof falls

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    Updated on 4th September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STEEL FRAME CONTRACTOR CAUGHT OUT

    Failure to manage high risk work hits two brothers in pockets

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    Updated on 4th September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRM FINED FOR UNSAFE WORKING AT HEIGHT

    Contractor admitted unsafe work and insurance breaches

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    Updated on 4th September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRM FAILED TO MANAGE COOLING TOWER RISK

    Legionella risk not assessed and plant in poor condition

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    COUNCIL FAILED TO ENSURE STABLE HOARDING

    Child injured when derelict site hoarding collapsed

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER LIFTING OPERATIONS

    Descending load ‘snagged’ and fell from two retaining slings

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TWO DROWNED TRAPPED IN SUSPENDED MAN BASKET

    Workmen unable to disconnect from the submerged platform

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 26th AUGUST 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DEATH ENDS IN THREE MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES

    Image result for met policePedestrian died when struck by falling window

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    Updated on 2nd September 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CAMPAIGN PLANNED TO ‘CRACK’ FRAGILE ROOFS

    Solutions sought to intractable fragile roof death toll

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    Updated on 25th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE

    cooperation2HSE outline thinking on prospects for new CDM 2015 ACOP

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    Updated on 25th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    RESEARCH EXPOSES LACK OF CERTAINTY ON HAVS

    HSE report fails to identify precise exposure-outcome relationship

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    GUIDANCE ON USING PERMANENT SUSPENDED ACCESS

    Trade body publishes new guidance on working at height

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SOCIAL HOUSING FIRM EXPOSED TENANT TO RISK

    Carbon monoxide monitor triggered after chimney modified

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: LANDSCAPING INDUSTRY

    HSE agrees guidance to CDM 2015 for the landscape industry

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LONDON EXPLODING PAVEMENTS ON THE RISE

    Eighty fires in last five years with forty incidents in 2014

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INSECURE HOUSING SITE PC INCURS £10,000 FINE

    Safety failings resulted in child “wandering” onto building site

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS APR – JUN 2015

    Latest HSE fatality records reveal nine deaths during April – June 2015

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SHORT DURATION WORK NOT EXEMPT FROM LAW

    Prosecution emphasises need to plan and manage ALL works

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    Updated on 24th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 19th AUG 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 19th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 12th AUG 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 12th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PLUMBER SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS CAUSED EXPLOSION

    Failure to install appropriate safety devices for closed system

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    Updated on 7th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN SURVIVED 7M FALL THROUGH FRAGILE ROOF

    Blatant disregard of easily-accessible roof work guidance

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    Updated on 7th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 5th AUG 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 5th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE CAUGHT ON FILM

    Two cranes collapse injuring twenty on project in Holland

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    Updated on 5th August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY PUBLISHES NEWSLETTER

    SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    HEATING ENGINEERS EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS

    Boiler side panels contained asbestos insulation

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, ASBESTOS, PROSECUTIONS

    CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM FINED £600,000

    Aerospace company found guilty of corporate manslaughter

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, MANSLAUGHTER, manslaughter, PROSECUTIONS

    COLLAPSE DURING DISMANTLING OPERATION

    Falling bulkhead caused life threatening injuries to workman

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, DEMOLITION, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE PLEA FOR FOCUS ON CONTROL NOT ‘PAPERWORK’

    hselogo1Paperwork makes H&S risk assessments a “bugbear”

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION, RISK ASSESSMENT

    INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTOR FAILS THE UK TEST

    Proactive prosecution triggered by poor project management

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, equipment, falls other, PROSECUTIONS, risk assessment, sentencing

    DEFECTIVE TOWER CAUSED ROOF WORKER FATALITY

    Damaged decking failed and workman fell to his death

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    Updated on 3rd August 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS, WORK AT HEIGHT

    CASE STUDIES SHOW POSITIVE USE OF HSE TOOLKIT

    concretemixerContractor success stories in leadership and worker involvement

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    Updated on 29th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 30th JULY 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 29th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: WORKER DIES ON M3 ROADWORKS

    Death from serious injuries suffered in the roadworks

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    Updated on 28th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, ROADWORKS

    FATALITY: CHILD FOUND ON BUILDING SITE

    Death follows earlier attempts by children to breach security

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    Updated on 28th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, PUBLIC RISK

    FATALITY: FLOOR COLLAPSE

    Trapped man pronounced dead at scene on London site

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    Updated on 27th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW HSE FAQS

    hseinspectors1HSE provide greater clarity on ‘CDM Advisers’ and Principal Designers

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    Updated on 27th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015

    LOFT CONVERSION FIRM FINED FOLLOWING FATALITY

    Workman ‘catapulted’ to his death over the scaffold handrail

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    Updated on 27th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    MARINE DEMO FIRM FINED OVER CRUSHING INCIDENT

    Legs of workman amputated after barge cutting goes wrong

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    Updated on 24th July 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, PROSECUTIONS

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