A worker could have been killed when metal grating gave way under his feet at a tissue factory in Lancaster, a court has heard.
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A Bridgwater man has been prosecuted for illegal and unsafe gas work while falsely claiming to be on the Gas Safe Register.
A Lincolnshire plumber has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal gas work after a couple suffered severe burns in a major explosion at their home.
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Full day conference by the British Safety Council on the business benefits of health and safety, including the launch of a literature review on business benefits and a keynote address by Mark Hoban MP, Minister for Employment, DWP.
A custard pie fight at a local event has been cancelled because the event organisers could not get insurance on the basis that the activity is too dangerous.
RR963 – Exposure to hexavalent chromium, nickel and cadmium compounds in the electroplating industry
This research was conducted by HSE in partnership with the Surface Engineering Association (SEA). The aim was to investigate whether repeat Biological Monitoring (BM) over a period of time could be used to help drive sustainable improvements in exposure control.
A construction company based in South East London has been prosecuted for a serious safety breach after a roofing worker plunged four metres through a badly-protected skylight.
A bath restoration company has been fined for safety failings after a worker died from inhaling toxic fumes in the bathroom of a South West London flat.
Two West Midlands companies have been fined for safety failings after the six-tonne roof of a timber-framed classroom collapsed on a worker, leaving him seriously injured.
Lewisham Council’s homes provider has been fined after a meter reader broke her jaw and smashed most of her teeth in a fall into an unprotected flood pit cellar beneath a block of flats.
A nationwide removals firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker broke his leg whilst moving machinery at a site in Bedford.
A Dagenham-based firm has been sentenced after a worker severed a finger and seriously injured two others on a badly-guarded cutting block capable of 10,000 cuts per minute.
A Staffordshire kitchen fitter has been fined after he carried out illegal gas work and put families’ lives at risk.
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A County Durham man has been jailed and a Tyneside firm and one of its directors fined after a demolition worker fell to his death from a cherry picker that was knocked over by a falling roof beam.
Global defence company BAE Systems has been ordered to pay almost £350,000 in fines and costs after a worker died when he was crushed by the 145-tonnes weight of a metal press at its East Yorkshire plant.
Previous work has shown that noise emission data provided by manufacturers can be of variable quality and based on standards that no longer exist. The aim of the project was to assess the suitability of information on noise emission required under the Supply of Machinery and Noise Emission Regulations.
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt on taking up the role of President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and whether she would still choose to be a chemical engineer if applying to go to university today.