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Daily archives: Monday, December 12, 2011

HSE responds to Westmorland Gazette article “It’s just a sign of the times…”

Monday, December 12, 2011

The newspaper reported that walkers and runners had branded newly-erected warning signs on paths leading to a popular viewpoint as ‘ridiculous’. The signs warned of uneven ground and a steep slope. Mark Dawson, HSE Principal Inspector for Cumbria responds.

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Companies fined after worker breaks back in fall

Monday, December 12, 2011

Anson Packaging Ltd and Cambs Compressor Engineering Ltd, two companies based in Ely, have been fined a total of £68,030 with £37,743.72 costs after a 24-year-old worker broke his back in a fall from a roof void.

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Blacksmith fined after worker falls from roof

Monday, December 12, 2011

A self-employed blacksmith and fabricator has been fined after one of his employees was severely injured after falling more than seven metres from a roof he was working on.

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Bus company in court after apprentice’s ordeal

Monday, December 12, 2011

One of South Yorkshire’s main bus operators has been sentenced for safety breaches after a teenage apprentice was trapped under a 14 tonne bus when its air suspension failed.

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Outcome of the consultation on the Fee for Intervention Scheme as presented to the HSE Board on 7 December 2011

Monday, December 12, 2011

This paper informs the HSE Board of the outcome of the formal consultation on the fee for intervention (FFI) and boreholes cost recovery schemes.

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Joint regulatory guidance on radioactive waste management – Revised documents published

Monday, December 12, 2011

Guidance on radioactive waste management has been updated as a result of comments received since February 2010. Revised documents published November 2011.

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