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    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PRINCIPLE DESIGNER ROLE

    Principle Designers to be placed at the heart of project safety

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    Updated on 23rd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PROPERTY OWNER IGNORED ASBESTOS RISK

    Businessman fined after allowing spread of asbestos in building

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: ROADWORKER DIES ON MAJOR ROAD

    Workman crushed by HGV ‘maintenance vehicle’ during overnight works

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MOBILE PLANT MANUFACTURER FAILED TO ASSESS RISK

    Workman crushed during assembly of telescopic handler

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FORGERS OF CONSTRUCTION SKILLS CARDS JAILED

    Thousands of fake identity documents created in bedroom

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER MISSING INFORMATION

    Failure to provide pre-construction information put workers at risk

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TOWER NOT SECURE FROM ACCESS BY THE VULNERABLE

    Contractor fined after hospital patient gains access to site scaffold

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATAL ACCIDENT INQUIRY: DUMPER OVERTURNED

    Wearing seat-belt might have saved life of dumper driver

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 21 JAN 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SERIAL NON-COMPLIANCE CATCHES CONTRACTOR

    Firm prosecuted after Prohibition Notices near double figures

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    VIDEO CAPTURES WOMEN INJURED BY SCAFFOLD POLE

    Man arrested by Police after pole falls from height on City street

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    Updated on 22nd January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 14 JAN 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 14th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    METHOD STATEMENT PREPARED BUT NOT FOLLOWED

    Excavator bucket struck workman during improper use of digger

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    Updated on 13th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    UNSAFE SYSTEM OF WORK POSED 9M FALL RISK

    Firm failed to implement own risk assessment findings

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    Updated on 11th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PEDESTRIAN CRUSHED BETEEN SKIP LOADER AND SKIP

    Insufficient procedures to keep workers safe from site vehicles

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    Updated on 11th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    EMPLOYER FAILED TO CHECK SYSTEMS FOLLOWED

    Death of traffic officer exposed supervisory inadequacies

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    Updated on 11th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM 2015 REGULATIONS AND LEGAL GUIDE PUBLISHED

    cooperation2Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 now available

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    Updated on 9th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2007, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS, CDM DIRECTORS

    SCAFFOLDING ‘RIDDLED’ WITH DANGEROUS FAULTS

    Worker and public lives put at risk over a number on months

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    Updated on 9th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    POOR SITE WELFARE LANDS CONTRACTOR IN COURT

    Firm failed to respond to HSE formal improvement notice

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    Updated on 9th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM 2015 REGULATONS INDUSTRY GUIDANCE

    cooperation2Industry guidance for Principal Designers and others goes live

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    Updated on 9th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2007, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS, CDM DIRECTORS

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS NOVEMBER 2014

    Latest HSE fatality records reveal one death during November 2014

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    Updated on 8th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM 2015 NEW REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE

    hselogo1HSE Regulations and Industry CDM Guidance imminent

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    Updated on 7th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2007, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 7th JAN 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    PULPIT AND PODIUM SAFETY STANDARDS RISE

    Low level access manufacturers achieve compliance with PAS 250 standard

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    Updated on 7th January 2015 | Posted in ACCESS EQUIPMENT, ALL LATEST NEWS, WORK AT HEIGHT

    ANNUAL RISK ASSESSMENT REVIEWS NOT REQUIRED

    HSE Myth BusterĀ panel holds forth on risk assessments

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    Updated on 6th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, RISK ASSESSMENT

    HSE CONFINED SPACES CODE AND GUIDANCE UPDATED

    Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 explained in new code etc.

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    Updated on 5th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    HSE LIFTING OPERATIONS APPROVED CODE UPDATED

    New LOLER code and guidance now available free online

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    Updated on 5th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES LORRY, CRANES MISC, CRANES MOBILE, CRANES SLINGING, CRANES TOWER

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 31st DEC 2014

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ASBESTOS FAILURES FINED

    HSE routine inspection reveals inadequate AIB management

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    Updated on 5th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, ASBESTOS, CDM CLIENTS, clients, PROSECUTIONS

    DIRECTORS IN COURT OVER DUMPER TRUCK FATALITY

    Young workman crushed by overturning dumper on first day with employer

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    Updated on 5th January 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM DIRECTORS, dumper, MOBILE PLANT, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 24th DEC 2014

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 27th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SEASONAL GREETINGS TO ALL OUR READERS

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    Updated on 20th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 17th DEC 2014

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 17th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN CRUSHED BY TELEHANDLER AT PLANT DEPOT

    Death caused by lack of training and disorganised & chaotic site

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    Updated on 16th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, MOBILE PLANT, PROSECUTIONS, telehandler, TELEHANDLERS, training

    BUILDER CAUGHT SHORT TWICE IN FIVE DAYS

    Failure to heed HSE advice prompts preemptiveĀ prosecution

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    Updated on 15th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    MAJOR CONTRACTOR FAILED TO ASSESS LEAD RISK

    Workmen treated in hospital following lead dust and fume exposure

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    Updated on 12th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, health, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS OCTOBER 2014

    Latest HSE fatality records reveal two deaths during October 2014

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    Updated on 12th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES

    FIRM LACKED COMPETENT SAFETY MANAGMENT

    Fall followed failure to implement risk assessment findings

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    Updated on 11th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, MANAGEMENT, PROSECUTIONS

    APPALLING STANDARDS AND SHOCKING DISREGARD

    Company and director held to account for non-existent management

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    Updated on 11th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM DIRECTORS, falls objects, falls other, falls platforms, MANAGEMENT, PROSECUTIONS

    EXCAVATOR STRUCK LIVE OVERHEAD POWER LINE

    Civil engineering contractor failed to induct excavator operator

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    Updated on 11th December 2014 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, electricity, ELECTRICITY OVERHEAD, excavator, EXCAVATORS, PROSECUTIONS

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