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    INQUEST: DUMPER DRIVER CRUSHED BY ROLL BAR

    Jury hears that driver of overturning dumper was not wearing seat belt

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    Updated on 9th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MEMBER OF PUBLIC FELL INTO PIT OPENING

    Prosecution highlights need to manage public access and safety

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    Updated on 9th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE REFURBISHMENT ‘BLITZES’ RAISE OVER £1,000,000

    Enforcement action increased 8% over 2015 initiatives

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    Updated on 8th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CROSSRAIL CONTRACTOR PROSECUTIONS ANNOUNCED

    hselogo1HSE start legal proceedings following death and other incidents

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    Updated on 8th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 7th DEC 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 7th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE TO INTERVENE WITH CDM CLIENTS AND DESIGNERS

    hselogo1Construction industry plan to focus on CDM 2015, Health and SME’s

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    Updated on 7th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: DESIGNERS, REGULATION

    MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FAILED TO PERMEATE FIRM

    Written HSMS not properly communicated or implemented

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

    SCAFFOLDER FALLS AT FAWLEY OIL REFINERY

    Investigation launched after a scaffolder fell 10m

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

    FATALITY: WORKMAN STRUCK BY DUMPER TRUCK

    Man was pronounced dead at the scene after colliding with a dumper truck

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

    FALL FROM STEPLADDER TRIGGERS £900,000 FINE

    Workman fell small distance from uninspected equipment

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

    LONDON UNDERGROUND FINED £1/2M OVER FALL

    Maintenance worker fell from unsafe tower scaffold in disused shaft

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

    YOUNG WORKER INJURED BY FALLING POWER PANEL

    Teenager trapped when panel fell from pallet during unloading

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    Updated on 5th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN INJURED ‘BARRING’ PRECAST FLOOR UNITS

    Concrete floor installation inadequately planned and managed

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    Updated on 5th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ASBESTOS DANGER NOT MANAGED FOLLOWING FIRE

    Property company failed to assess and plan for asbestos hazard

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

    PROPERTY FIRM FINED OVER CABLE STRIKE

    Builder suffered 1st and 3rd degree burns whilst digging trench

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

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: PV & SOLAR PANELS

    SCOSS alert highlights solar panel structural concerns

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    Updated on 30th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 30th NOV 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 30th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CIVILS INDUSTRY PLANS TO STOP & MAKE A CHANGE

    First ever National stand-down event set for April 2017

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

    WORKER LEFT ‘STRANDED’ IN MEWP AFTER ROOF FALL

    Construction worker fell 6m through fibreboard roof

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

    COSHH FAILURES HIT FIRM WITH £800,000 FINE

    Respiratory danger uncontrolled and health effect not under surveillance

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

    FATALITIES: HUGE DEATH TOLL IN CHINA

    Scaffold collapse claims 67 lives in single incident on construction project

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    Updated on 24th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INCIDENT: ROADWORKER STRUCK BY VEHICLE

    Young construction worker taken to intensive care unit

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    Updated on 24th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DRILLING MACHINE INJURY PROMPTS £250,000 FINE

    Basic machinery safety deficiencies result in huge financial penalty

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    Updated on 24th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRM FAILED TO MANAGE MUSCULOSKELETAL RISK

    Manual handling aids inadequate plus training and assessment lacking

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    Updated on 24th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 23rd NOV 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 24th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN FELL TO DEATH INSTALLING FALL ARREST

    Major power services firm failed to manage pylon fall risk

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    Updated on 22nd November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    EXPANSION OF FAMILY FIRM OUTGREW H&S CONTROLS

    Power cleaning equipment supplier employee fell from racking

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

    VISIT TO GP TRIGGERED HSE HAVS INVESTIGATION

    Court imposes £250,000 fine after HAVS management failings uncovered

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    Updated on 19th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, havs, NOISE & VIBRATION, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, PROSECUTIONS

    CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SKILLS CARD AUDIT

    Build UK and the CECA card audit scheduled for early 2017

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    Updated on 17th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, TRAINING, WORKFORCE INVOLVEMENT

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 16th NOV 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    HARM, HAZARDS, RISK AND PRECAUTIONS

    Reflections on workplace risk assessment concepts and processes

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    Updated on 16th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, MANAGEMENT, REGULATION, RISK ASSESSMENT

    PASMA TOWER SAFETY WEEK NOVEMBER 2016

    Industry association promotes safer working with towers

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

    CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATH

    Director of property business failed to check competence

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    Updated on 15th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: CLIENTS, falls fragile, PROSECUTIONS

    NEW INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ON SITE H&S INDUCTIONS

    BuildUK call for engaging, relevant and interesting inductions

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    Updated on 11th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: COMPETENCE, CDM: CONTRACTORS

    LADDER FALL CLAIMED LIFE OF WINDOW FITTER

    Simple steps not taken to secure leaning ladder

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    Updated on 9th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ladder, PROSECUTIONS

    CONTRACTOR FAILED TO CHECK COMPETENCE

    Small builder handed prison sentence and community service

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    Updated on 9th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: COMPETENCE

    FIRM FINED £2.8M OVER DEATH AND PUBLIC RISK

    Poor design and inadequate risk management

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    Updated on 9th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, public

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 9th NOV 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 9th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MASSIVE DECLINE IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DEATHS

    HSE data suggests fatal injury numbers heading for historic low

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    Updated on 8th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, STATISTICS

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS: Q2 2016/17

    hselogo1Latest HSE fatality records reveal three deaths during July – Sept 2016

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    Updated on 8th November 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, STATISTICS

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