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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 REGULATION 2015: CONSTRUCTION PHASE PLANS

    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

    UNION CLAIMS REGULATOR FALLING SHORT ON VISITS

    Fall of 30% in construction site inspections “risks lives”

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    Updated on 23rd February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    CLIENT FINED OVER CONTRACTOR FATAL ROOF FALL

    Migrant worker died two weeks after arriving in the UK

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

    NEW HSE CHIEF INSPECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION

    hselogo1HSE boss stresses leadership for effective risk management

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    Updated on 23rd February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    DEMOLITION FIRM FINE FOLLOWS WHISTLEBLOWING

    Concerned member of public provided images of danger to HSE

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    Updated on 23rd February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    LONDON CRANE COLLAPSE PROSECUTION INITIATED

    HSE start prosecution nine years after fatal collapse in London

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

    CONTRACTOR RAMS DID NOT REFLECT SITE CONDITIONS

    Alternative precautions not used when safety nets proved impracticable

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    Updated on 19th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    ROOFLINE DEATH NOT CAUSED BY LADDER DEFECTS

    Workman fell to his death using defective ladder to install guttering

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    Updated on 19th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ladder, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 18th FEB 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CLIENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Clients must prepare for more demanding project H&S duties

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    Updated on 17th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW DESIGNER DUTIES

    Designers face tougher test under revised CDM Regulations

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    Updated on 16th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2007, CDM 2015, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM DESIGNERS

    PARTNER FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOF FALL

    Farmer failed to agree safe fragile roof work methods

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    Updated on 16th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    FIRM FAILED TO PREVENT VISITOR ACCESS TO SITE

    Visitor suffers life-changing injuries in fall through opening

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    Updated on 16th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, public, PUBLIC RISK

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: CHOOSING THE TEAM

    How to secure CDM 2015 skills and organisational capability

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    Updated on 13th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM CONTRACTORS, CDM DESIGNERS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: WHO CAN BE THE PRINCIPAL DESIGNER?

    Clients consider who to appoint in new safety through design role

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    Updated on 12th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS, CDM COMPETENCE, CDM COORDINATORS, CDM DESIGNERS

    SYSTEM OF WORK FOR PIPE LAYING ENDS IN TRAGEDY

    Contractor faces £200k after death of worker laying sewerage pipe

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    Updated on 12th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, excavator, PROSECUTIONS

    CLIENT FINED MORE HEAVILY THAN CONTRACTOR

    Roof work was not properly planned and appropriately supervised

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    Updated on 12th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM CLIENTS, falls fragile, PROSECUTIONS

    HISTORY OF ENFORCEMENT ENDS IN CROWN COURT

    Blasé attitude towards the well-being of construction workers

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    Updated on 11th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM DIRECTORS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS, vehicles, welfare

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 11 FEB 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    THREE FIRMS FAILED TO PREVENT FATAL FALL

    Health and Safety Plan and implementation fell short of the mark

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    Updated on 9th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    CLADDING FIRM ERRS WITH ASBESTOS & FALL OFFENCES

    Roof level AIB removed without license and fall protection

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    Updated on 9th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, ASBESTOS, falls fragile, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    JOINER FELL 5m THROUGH STAIRCASE VOID

    Homes developer failed to act on own fall protection procedures

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    Updated on 9th February 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

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