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    WORKMAN FELL THROUGH FRAGILE GYM ROOF

    Re-roofing of fibre cement roof caused yet another rooflight fall

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    Updated on 29th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: STRUCK BY CRANE ON BRIDGE PROJECT

    Workman died during lifting operations on Queensferry Crossing

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    POLICE PROSECUTE FAKE CSCS CARD FRAUDSTER

    Cards bought in pub to secure construction project cleaning contract

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MINOR SHORT DURATION WORK NOT PLANNED

    Workman fell 7m during minor works on fragile roof

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FORMER HSE CHAIR SPEAKS MIND ON KEY ISSUES

    Outgoing health and safety boss has further swipe at consultants

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 27th APRIL 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 27th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LEADERS CALL FOR ‘CULTURAL’ SHIFT ON HEALTH

    Risk to construction worker health dwarfs chance of a fatal injury

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    Updated on 27th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CHAIR APPOINTED

    Government chooses supporter of greater HSE ‘commercialisation’hselogo1

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FRAGILE ROOF FALL PUTS BUSINESSMAN IN DOCK

    Workman untrained and given no information or instruction

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PUBLIC IN ‘NEAR-MISS’ AS BLOCKS COLLAPSE

    Client/Contractor ran project with multiple unsafe working practices

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    VIBRATION RISK NOT MANAGED EFFECTIVELY

    HAVS and carpel tunnel syndrome cases end in £280,000 fine

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SIGN ERECTOR SURVIVES 5M FLAT ROOF FALL

    Firm failed to put in place any measures to prevent a fall

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INQUEST: CHERRY PICKER FOUND TO BE FAULTY

    Painter died from trauma caused by cherry picker overturn

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN FELL OVER 4M THROUGH FLOOR OPENING

    Contractor fined after unfixed void cover moved during concrete pour

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    Updated on 21st April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 20th APRIL 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 20th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DIDCOT DISASTER: PRESS REPORT WARNINGS

    Mirror and Mail tell of fears expressed by deceased demo workers

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    Updated on 18th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NO ACOP FOR 12 MONTHS

    Industry body accepts HSE decision on CDM 2015 Approved Code

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    Updated on 18th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CLIENT FINED OVER PRE-CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

    Lack of PCI triggered asbestos insulation board disturbance

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    Updated on 18th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SAFER FRAGILE ROOF REPAIR SYSTEM

    Toll of deaths and life-changing injuries can be reduced

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    Updated on 17th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

    SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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    Updated on 17th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SAFETY CONSULTANTS IN COURT ALONGSIDE CLIENT

    Accidents exposed lack of suitable assessment and precautions

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    Updated on 16th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR STEEL CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER FATALITY

    Workman died when fork lift hit step and overturned

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    Updated on 15th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    UNGUARDED OPENING RESULTS IN £40,000 FINE

    Excavation left open directly behind door into building

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    Updated on 15th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ROOFLIGHT REPLACEMENT WORK LEFT UNCONTROLLED

    Sentencing guidelines bite in construction industry case

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    Updated on 13th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 13th APRIL 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 13th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SCHOOL CLOSURES TRIGGERED BY MISSING TIES

    Operator and contractor statements on problem and progress

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    Updated on 12th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE USE PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR TO TRACE OFFENDER

    Contractor tracked down and given custodial sentence

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    Updated on 12th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CONTRACTOR IMPRISONED OVER EXCAVATION DEATH

    Workman died when unsupported trench suddenly collapsed

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    Updated on 11th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ASBESTOS DISTURBED AND REMOVED WITHOUT LICENCE

    AIB removed and debris left by inexperienced contractor

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    Updated on 11th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, ASBESTOS, PROSECUTIONS

    PLUMBERS SENTENCED OVER GAS SAFETY OFFENCES

    HSE turns up the heat on errant plumbing firms

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    Updated on 11th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, gas, PROSECUTIONS

    DIRECTOR JAILED FOR 6 YEARS OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

    Clear evidence that “quick profit” put before worker safety

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    Updated on 9th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: DIRECTORS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, MANSLAUGHTER, manslaughter, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 6th APR 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 6th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STAYING SHARP: HOW TO SELECT FALL ARREST

    Equipment for unique risk protection

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    Updated on 6th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PPE, WORK AT HEIGHT

    ‘NEAR MISS’ FALL COSTS COMPANY £160,000 FINE

    Workman “almost” fell through a fragile factory roof

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    Updated on 6th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION, sentencing

    POLICE SCOTLAND MUST REMEDY ASBESTOS ISSUES

    Remedial action required over presence of asbestos in buildings

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    Updated on 5th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ASBESTOS

    FIRM PAYS £1/4M OVER PUWER & ASSESSMENT ERRORS

    Sealing products laminating machine trapped arm of workman

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    Updated on 5th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, RISK ASSESSMENT

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: ONE YEAR ON SURVEY

    Have your say on CDM 2015 in repeat of our 5 minute online survey

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    Updated on 5th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: COMPETENCE, CDM: CONTRACTORS, CDM: DESIGNERS, CDM: DIRECTORS, CDM: PD / CDM-C

    SHAFT FALL DURING FALSEWORK DISMANTLING

    Migrant worker survived 13m fall into service riser shaft

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    Updated on 5th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    FOUR FIRMS PAY PRICE FOR LACK OF SUITABLE RAMS

    MEWP ran over foot of workman during window work

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    Updated on 5th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, mewps, PROSECUTIONS, risk assessment

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st APRIL 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 1st April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

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