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    TRADESMAN GIVEN 200 HRS COMMUNITY SERVICE

    HSE prosecute self-employed trader for site safety breaches

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

    HSE ‘CRACKDOWN’ INCLUDES CDM CLIENTS & DESIGNERS

    hselogo1Unannounced inspections followed up with supply chain to ‘reinforce’ duties

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

    SOLAR PANEL INSTALLER FELL THROUGH FARM ROOF

    Measuring roof for solar panels proves to be high risk work

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

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 28th SEPT 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    METAL CUTTING SAW USED IN UNSAFE SYSTEM

    Blade caused massive laceration and missed brain by 3mm

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    Updated on 26th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    OCCUPIER FINED OVER FRAGILE ROOF FATAL FALL

    Maintenance work on fragile roofs under ‘confusing’ system of work

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    Updated on 26th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE SPEAK OUT ON CDM 2015 IMPLEMENTATION

    Construction Head for HSE updates APS at September 2016 Conference

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    Updated on 26th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, REGULATION

    HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES NOW UNDER THE ‘COSHH’!

    HSE online survey seeks views on simplifying key regulations

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    Updated on 26th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTORS GIVEN PRISON TERMS

    Father and son receive suspended prison sentences after workman died

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

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 21st SEPT 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    MILLION POUND FINE OVER LIFTING OPERATION DEATH

    Machinery movement by ad hoc system ends in fatal incident

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    Updated on 20th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HUGE FINE IMPOSED ON MAJOR HOMES DEVELOPER

    Site foreman seriously injured when struck by bulk mortar carrier

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    Updated on 20th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TIPS ON PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR ‘DAMAGE LIMITATION’

    How the PC can reduce risk of liability for contractor performance

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    Updated on 19th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: CONTRACTORS, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION

    DRILL AND GLOVES PROVE DANGEROUS COMBINATION

    Gloved hand of welder became entangled with drill bit

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    Updated on 19th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TUC CLAIM 80% OF CONSTRUCTION SITES UNREGULATED

    Survey reveals construction at bottom of HSE inspection list

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    Updated on 19th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    FITNESS FOR WORK ASSESSMENT TRIGGERS HAVS FINE

    Assessment identified increased risk from working with vibrating tools

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    Updated on 19th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, havs, PROSECUTIONS

    EXPLODING DRUM BLINDS WORKER & FIRM FINED £660K

    Highway safety products supplier failed to purge flammable residues

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    Updated on 19th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, fire, PROSECUTIONS

    UNIONS CONDEMN NEW APPOINTMENT TO HSE BOARD

    TUC accuses government of blatant abuse over fair balance rules

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    Updated on 15th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 14th SEPT 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 14th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FLOOR FIRM FAILED TO PREVENT FALL THROUGH FLOOR

    Unsecured panel dislodged and workman fell into opening

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    Updated on 13th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015 – COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

    Simple 3 page guide maps out key actions required across the project team

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    Updated on 13th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: COMPETENCE, CDM: CONTRACTORS, CDM: DESIGNERS

    BASEMENT ‘NUISANCE BUSTERS’ LAUNCHED IN LONDON

    Levy will pay for protection from noise, dust and traffic impact

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    Updated on 12th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PUBLIC RISK, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    FATAL FALL FROM PLATFORM ATTRACTS £2.2 FINE

    Judge declares ‘common sense’ not ‘guidance’ needed to spot danger

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    Updated on 12th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

    HSE HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION FACTS POSTER

    Regulator looks to raise health risks profile with construction workers

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    Updated on 8th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ASBESTOS, MSD & ULD, NOISE & VIBRATION, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SILICA

    CONSERVATORY MANUFACTURER AND INSTALLER FINED

    Serious injury revealed previous incidents not reported to HSE

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    Updated on 8th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    MIGRANT WORKER LEFT IN COMA AFTER 5m FALL

    Overall poor management of health and safety led to incident

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    Updated on 8th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 7th SEPT 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    NEW CRITICAL GUIDANCE ON ROOF ‘OVER-NETTING’

    FASET launches HSE backed practical safety netting guidance

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    Updated on 5th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FRAGILE MATERIALS, ROOFWORK, WORK AT HEIGHT

    MAJOR CRANE SAFETY SEMINAR 28 SEPT 2016

    Seminar examines key issues and solutions on construction projects

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    Updated on 5th September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES MISC, CRANES MOBILE, CRANES SLINGING, CRANES TOWER

    DIRECTOR JAILED OVER MEWP RELATED FATALITY

    Warning to all company directors concerning personal responsibility

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: DIRECTORS, mewps, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

    WORK AT HEIGHT AND TEMP WORKS TRAINING

    Association for Project Safety (APS) autumn CPD sessions

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, TRAINING, WORK AT HEIGHT

    CDM 2015: KEY QUESTIONS FOR CONTRACTORS

    Ten questions unlock door to Contractor CDM compliance

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: CONTRACTORS

    LIFT TRUCK LIFTING NOT PLANNED & SUPERVISED

    Unstable structure ‘twisted’ dangerously during improvised lifting op

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, lifting operations, MEWPS, PROSECUTIONS

    SENTENCING GUIDELINES TRIGGER PENALTY INFLATION

    Major construction business plans for heavier H&S penalties

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

    BUILDING MAINTENANCE WORK LEFT UNSUPERVISED

    School fined £40k after workman fell from height

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    Updated on 2nd September 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 31st AUGUST 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 31st August 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM 2015: KEY QUESTIONS FOR PRINCIPAL CONTRACTORS

    Ten questions unlock door to Principal Contractor CDM compliance

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    Updated on 25th August 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: CONTRACTORS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 24th AUGUST 2016

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

    DIRECTOR AND FIRMS FINED OVER ROOF FALL DEATH

    Precautions for safety near fragile materials were not followed

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    Updated on 23rd August 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    NON-INJURY INCIDENT ATTRACTS £500,000 FINE

    Poor control of work at height hits Bulgarian firm in pocket

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    Updated on 23rd August 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, fire, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION, sentencing

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