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    WORKMAN LOSES ARM IN ROAD SURFACING PLANT

    RAMs did not reflect the reality of risk controls in place

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    Updated on 27th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT SAFE DIGGING SYSTEM

    Hospital site gas leak leads to prosecution for major construction firm

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

    HSE WEEKLY ENFORCEMENT UPDATE 25th MAR 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    PRISON TERM FOR UNLICENSED ASBESTOS REMOVAL

    Contractor lacked license and failed to take basic asbestos precautions

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

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS JAN 2015

    Latest HSE fatality records reveal three deaths during January 2015

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

    CLIENT AND BUILDER ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATH

    MSubstantial fine and prison sentence imposed over rooflight fatality

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    Updated on 23rd March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: DESIGNER RISK AVOIDANCE

    What CDM 2015 designers must do when preparing or modifying designs

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    Updated on 23rd March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM DESIGNERS

    RPE FACE-FIT TESTING PASS CRITERIA REVIEW

    Research report finds potential for bias in fit test results

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

    BUILDER FINED AFTER NOT USING ‘GAS SAFE’ FITTER

    Contractor and boiler installer in court over illegal gas work

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

    FINED £1/2M AFTER ‘BANKSMAN’ SERIOUSLY INJURED

    Choice of trailer parking location put workers and public at risk

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

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 18th MARCH 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    CONVEYOR COLLAPSE DURING INSTALLATION WORKS

    Principal contractor site coordination failed to protect workman

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

    SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON LOFT CONVERSION PROJECT

    Overloading of structure with materials triggered collapse

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

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: PD ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE

    Clients and Designers assess ability to take on PD role

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    Updated on 12th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM DESIGNERS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 11th MAR 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    SITE SURVEYOR FELL THROUGH LOFT OPENING

    Tick-box approach to risk assessment failed to protect worker

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    Updated on 10th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CLIENT-PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FALL

    Opening in recently installed decking was left unprotected

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    Updated on 10th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAGISTRATES HEAR OF PREVENTABLE FATAL ROOF FALL

    Contractor failed to properly plan and coordinate with client

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    Updated on 10th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: H&S FILE TEMPLATE

    Principal Designers prepare to take over HSF duties under CDM 2015

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    Updated on 9th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS

    PASSENGER LIFT FELL AFTER COUNTERWEIGHT FAILURE

    Four injured when lift cage crashed into service pit

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    Updated on 9th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, Lifts, PROSECUTIONS

    LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES FOLLOW FRAGILE ROOF FALL

    Grossly inadequate precautions during rooflight cleaning work

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    Updated on 9th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CLIENT PCI TEMPLATE

    Clients assume legal responsibility for providing project information

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    Updated on 6th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS

    OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH RISK MANAGEMENT ‘MATURITY’

    Research reveals good OH possible and achievable within construction

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    Updated on 6th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    SCAFFOLDER CHEATS DEATH IN 7M ROOF FALL

    Restricting access to area no substitute for physical precautions

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    Updated on 5th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    TRUST PROSECUTED OVER ASBESTOS RISK MANAGEMENT

    Hospital failed to taken action on 2006 survey report

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    Updated on 5th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, ASBESTOS, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 4th MARCH 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    TRAPPED MAN DUG OUT OF EXCAVATION BY HAND

    Company and director fined after excavation collapsed …on director

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse excavation, EXCAVATIONS, PROSECUTIONS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: SITE INDUCTION TEMPLATE

    Contractors must raise game on training, supervision and information

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS, WORKFORCE INVOLVEMENT

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: DESIGNER TRAINING EVENTS

    Cost-effective events for CDM 2015 Designers and Principal Designers

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM DESIGNERS

    FATALITY: CRANE HIRE EMPLOYEE DIED ON GAS SITE

    Crane company announce death of employee prior to lifting op

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES MISC, FATALITIES

    INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD FALL ON DOUBLE DECKER BUS

    High street pavement scaffold ‘held up’ by passing London bus

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INCIDENTS, PUBLIC RISK, SCAFFOLDING

    HSE TARGETS BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY STANDARDS

    Intensive inspection aims to cut excavation deaths and injuries

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    Updated on 4th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, EXCAVATIONS, REGULATION, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    INQUEST: EXCLUSION ZONE DEFINITION UNCLEAR

    Jury finds language skills contributed to Crossrail worker death

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    Updated on 27th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INQUESTS

    WORKMEN INJURED DISMANTLING SCAFFOLD

    Lack of training and skills to dismantle safely triggers fine

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    Updated on 26th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 25th FEB 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    POOR SUPERVISION ENDS IN 6m ROOF FALL

    Partner fined £10k after workman injured in fragile rooflight fall

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    Updated on 24th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    NEW SPECIFICATION FOR NON-FRAGILE ROOFLIGHTS

    Industry body guide on rooflight fragility published

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    Updated on 24th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FRAGILE MATERIALS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CONTRACTOR DUTIES

    Managing and supervising too important to leave to Principal Contractors

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    Updated on 24th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: SAFETY PLAN (CPP) TEMPLATE

    Simple as possible proportionate plans required on ALL construction projects

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    Updated on 24th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM CONTRACTORS

    ‘MIRACLE’ ESCAPE IN CHURCH BUILDING COLLAPSE

    Incorrect bolts triggered collapse of stacked portable buildings

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    Updated on 24th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, PROSECUTIONS, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

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