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    PUBLIC ‘TIP OFF’ TO HSE LANDS PC IN THE DOCK

    Contractor fined £52,000 following HSE complaint investigation

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    Updated on 23rd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ROOF CLEANING ENDED IN SKYLIGHT FALL

    HGV driver ‘doubling’ as roof cleaner suffers serious injury

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CLIENT HELD TO ACCOUNT OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

    Electrical appliance company fined £700,000 after MEWP overturned

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CALL FOR ACTION ON CONSTRUCTION WORKER SUICIDE

    Union urges construction industry reform to reduce high suicide rates

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DOUBLE MEWP OVERTURN INJURES TWO WORKMEN

    Aircraft maintenance engineers were fortunate to survive incident

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PC AND CONTRACTOR BOTCHED WALL DEMOLITON

    Assessment, information and induction all found to be wanting

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 22nd MAR 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 22nd March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: WIND FARM CONSTRUCTION WORKER

    Death inside wind turbine tower currently under construction

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    Updated on 21st March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: EXPLOSION AT FORMER FUEL STATION

    Workman died on site where underground tanks being removed

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    Updated on 21st March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    JAIL FOR DIRECTORS PERVERTING COURSE OF JUSTICE

    Risk assessment document changed after fatal roof fall

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    Updated on 21st March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 15th MAR 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 15th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER OPENING FALL

    Workman fell whilst installing fall protection holes in floor

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    Updated on 14th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    UNSUITABLE FALL ARREST CONTRIBUTED TO DEATH

    Workman drowned whilst cleaning grain store in ‘quicksand’ like effect

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    Updated on 13th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LEG OF PRE-CAST WORKER CRUSHED UNDER BLOCKS

    Concrete firm fined £300,000 after employee has leg amputated

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    Updated on 13th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR GIVEN JAIL SENTENCE

    Collapse of structure put workforce and public at risk

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    Updated on 13th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN ‘SET ON FIRE’ AFTER CABLE STRIKE

    Information on electric underground cables proved inadequate

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    Updated on 10th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TEMPORARY WORKS EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

    TWf supported symposia provide learning opportunity

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ACCEPTS FEE FOR INTERVENTION PROCESS UNFAIR

    Regulator acts to settle FFI judicial review before hearing

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ASSESSMENT OF ASBESTOS RISK BELOW PAR

    Contractor failed to check pre-construction demolition survey

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 8th MAR 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LIFT CAR FALL CLAIMS LIFE DURING REFURB PROJECT

    Demo contractor and contracts manager fined over lift shaft death

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INSECURE DECKING LEAVES WORKMAN PARALYSED

    Temporary works failure caused scaffolder to fall 4m through opening

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    Updated on 8th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INCIDENT: ROAD PROJECT WORKER CRUSHED BY PIPE

    Falling concrete pipe leaves workman with serious injury

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    Updated on 7th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    RAY O’ROURKE CALLS FOR SAFETY THROUGH DESIGN

    Construction industry supremo deplores medieval ‘manual intervention’

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    Updated on 7th March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st MAR 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 1st March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FLOOR COLLAPSE

    Failure to implement joist support design put workers at risk

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    Updated on 1st March 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015 ‘FAIL’ THE RED TAPE TEST

    Housebuilding sector takes CDM Regulations 2015 in stride

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    Updated on 28th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SYSTEM FOR REVERSING VEHICLES FOUND WANTING

    Site operator held accountable for death of HGV owner driver

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HISTORIC HOME BUTLER DIED IN LIFT INCIDENT

    Competent person examination should have identified defects

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MASSIVE FINE IMPOSED BY MAGISTRATES COURT

    Workman struck by unsecured furniture arm during manual handling

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HOMES DEVELOPER IGNORED HSE INSPECTOR ADVICE

    Firm fined after failure to act on regulator prohibition

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MANUAL HANDLING RISK TRIGGERS £450,000 FINE

    Three workmen lifting ventilation unit caused platform collapse

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ESTATE AGENTS FAILED TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC

    Prospective home buyer fell 10m down well during viewing

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    Updated on 27th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    REDUCING TELEHANDLER OVERTURNING INCIDENTS

    HSE Research reveals key factors in preventing telehandler overturns

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    Updated on 24th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, MOBILE PLANT

    DIDCOT DEMOLITION DISASTER UPDATE

    Death of four men at power station marked by a minutes silence

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    Updated on 23rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, PROSECUTIONS

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: EXTERNAL WALL STABILITY

    SCOSS issues Safety Alert after school wall collapse Inquiry report

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    Updated on 23rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    VEHICLE OVERTURNED INTO EXCAVATION AT DOCKS

    Workforce at risk for days during the course of excavation works

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    Updated on 23rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, vehicles

    DEATH FOLLOWED POOR CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT

    Host company fined £600,000 after contractor fell from ladder

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    Updated on 23rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ladder, PROSECUTIONS

    MULTIPLE FATALITY INCIDENT REACHES CROWN COURT

    Trial set over death of four workmen crushed by steel structure

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    Updated on 22nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, PROSECUTIONS

    INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON HIGH STREET

    Two workmen injured when falling with collapsing scaffold

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    Updated on 22nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INCIDENTS, SCAFFOLDING

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