Archive for May 2013

CHARGES IMPOSED AT MAJORITY OF HSE VISITS

Posted on 31st May 2013
Second run of HSE inspection invoices yields close to £1million

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HSE RAMPS UP RESPONSE TO SAFETY ‘TIP-OFFS’

Posted on 29th May 2013
Fee for intervention may have triggered change in HSE approach

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INADEQUATE NOISE EMMISION DATA IS WIDESPREAD

Posted on 22nd May 2013
Suppliers and manufacturers fail to provide required information

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HSE PRAISE SCHOOL PROJECT FOR SOUND SAFETY RECORD

Posted on 21st May 2013
Designers invited to learn secrets of success in designing for safety

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FATALITY: FALL THROUGH INDUSTRIAL ROOF

Posted on 21st May 2013
Police and HSE launch investigation after death on Somerset building

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EXEMPTING THE SELF-EMPLOYED FROM H&S LAWS

Posted on 20th May 2013
Low-risk self-employed architects to remain subject to HSW Act etc

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MINISTER SIGNS OFF REVISIONS TO RIDDOR ’95

Posted on 20th May 2013
HSE abandon plans to scrap ill-health and public injury reporting

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MEASURING ORGANISATIONAL SAFETY CLIMATE

Posted on 15th May 2013
HSL ‘safety culture’ tool relaunched online following upgrade

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FREE TRAINING MATERIALS ON WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 15th May 2013
Industry access body provides range of useful online videos

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: REVIEW OF ISSUES

Posted on 15th May 2013
International law firm provide review and ‘pointers’ on CMCH Act

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INCIDENT: ROOFWORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED

Posted on 14th May 2013
Workman left ‘fighting for life’ after roof fall

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INCIDENT: TOWER SCAFFOLD FELL FROM BUILDING

Posted on 14th May 2013
Lucky escape after scaffold tower plummets from ninth floor

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HAPPY ENDING TO TALE OF ‘TODDLER ON THE ROOF’

Posted on 11th May 2013
Young child rescued after he used ladder to access hotel roof

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REVISED TOWER CRANE RESCUE RULES PUBLISHED

Posted on 10th May 2013
HSE endorsed CPA guidance on planned rescue now online

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INCIDENT: CRANE ‘CRASH’ ON HOSPITAL PROJECT

Posted on 9th May 2013
Work remains on hold after crane strikes wall of ward

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RESEARCHERS DOUBT MEWP TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS

Posted on 7th May 2013
HSE commissioned research questions comprehension of ‘entrapment’ risk

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: STONE FIREPLACE DESIGN AND FIXING

Posted on 7th May 2013
Warning from regulators follows death of young children

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NEW RESEARCH ON MEWP CRUSHING AND ENTRAPMENT

Posted on 2nd May 2013
Design and human factors contribute to ‘significant number’ of incidents

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