This report evaluates reasonable ladder use and quantifies the demands placed on the ladder system when used to access platforms and surfaces. This method of use is commonly found amongst certain trades such as window cleaning or roofing and places unique challenges to the stability of the ladder. The work described quantifies the needs of [...]
Daily archives: Friday, July 21, 2006
RR478 – Evaluating the stability requirements for mounting and dismounting from the top of leaning ladders
RR448 – Complex and contentious risk based decision-making in the field of health, safety and the environment Comparative analysis of two UK examples
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a track record of being at the forefront of developments in risk governance; it has adjusted its approach to regulation in order to ensure that it fulfils its regulatory mandate in a way that is responsive to evolving societal expectations. View the report
Trade Unions are one of HSE’s key stakeholders. HSE has, and will continue to work with unions in partnership on a range of activities.
Mr Ian Goom, trading as Aztec Screeding, of Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire was this week (17 July 2006) fined £3,000 and ordered to pay £3,028 costs at the City of London Magistrates Court. The prosecution, brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), followed its investigation into an incident in which a construction worker’s fingers [...]