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    FATALITY: FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE

    Workman has fallen to his death on disused warehouse roof

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    Updated on 20th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CLIENT FINED OVER ROOF FALL DEATH AT CREMATORIUM

    Improvised ‘crash deck’ failed to protect untrained workmen

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    Updated on 20th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SERIOUS BURNS FROM LIVE WORKING ‘FLASH-OVER’

    electricaltestingLive work only acceptable unreasonable to make dead

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    Updated on 20th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ACCESS AND SCAFFOLDING BODY ANNUAL REPORT

    NASC publishes details of scaffolding injury statistics

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

    JAIL TERMS FOR TWO REFURBISHMENT CONTRACTORS

    Incompetence triggers structural collapse and leaves three injured

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

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: INDUSTRY GUIDANCE UPDATE

    hselogo1Comprehensive Construction Phase Plan (CPP) template published

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    Updated on 19th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015

    RIBA ENCOURAGE ARCHITECTS TO EMBRACE CDM 2015

    Architect is “natural choice” for Principal Designer appointment

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    Updated on 15th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM DESIGNERS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 8th APRIL 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    HSE SET OUT SMALL PROJECT CLIENT CDM 2015 DUTIES

    Inaction may result in fines and fees for an HSE intervention

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    Updated on 5th April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM CLIENTS

    LADDER PROVES UNSUITABLE FOR TWO HAND TASK

    Workman fell from ladder used to remove redundant cabling

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

    SUPERVISOR CLEARED OVER MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

    Apprentice died after falling from gap in scaffolding

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

    EXCAVATOR USED FOR LIFTING PROVES FATAL

    Engineer prosecuted over death of workman crushed by digger

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

    LANDLORD FINED OVER ROOF REPAIR FALL

    Fall and failure to report injury to lands firm in court

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

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NEW HSE GUIDES PUBLISHED

    hselogo1HSE legal and other CDM 2015 guidance published and available online

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    Updated on 2nd April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, REGULATION

    PROGRESS REPORT ON GOVERNMENT H&S REFORMS

    dwplogo1HSE view on Government health and safety reforms report

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    Updated on 2nd April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st APRIL 2015

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 1st April 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CONTROLS WOEFULLY LACKING ON REFURB SITE

    Firm fined over unsafe work during basement construction

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    Updated on 29th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    BASEMENT PROJECT SAFETY REMAINS BELOW PAR

    One in two basement sites in London fail safety inspections

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    Updated on 29th March 2015 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    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

    Substantial 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

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