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Monthly archives: August 2016

Textile factory owner fined for insurance failings

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The owner of a textiles firm has been prosecuted after failing to demonstrate that up-to-date insurance was in place.

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Engineering Company in court over fork lift incident

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

An engineering company in Knowsley has been fined after an employee was badly injured when he was struck by a metal structure during a lifting process.

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Conservatory roof manufacturer fined after workers fall

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

A conservatory roof manufacturer and installer has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries in a fall from a conservatory roof.

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Company director jailed following workers death

Friday, August 26, 2016

A company director has been jailed for 12-months following the death of one of his workers.

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European Good Practice awards

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A reminder that the closing date for entries for the Good Practice awards for the current EU health and safety campaign: Healthy workplaces for all ages, is 7th October 2016. So submit your entry and find out more about the awards.

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Gas engineer fined for unsafe installation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A Gas Safe registered engineer from Middlesex has been fined for safety failings after he carried out an unsafe installation.

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HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Improvement and Prohibition Notices – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

You will learn why, when and how HSE takes formal enforcement action, how to influence formal HSE decisions and how to respond to receipt of a notice.

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Roofing firms fined after worker fell to his death

Monday, August 22, 2016

Two roofing companies and one of their directors have been fined after a worker fell to his death through a skylight.

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Site and Transport Safety – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Farm prosecuted following death of young worker

Monday, August 22, 2016

A farm in Nottinghamshire has been fined following the death of a young worker, when he became trapped between two vehicles.

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Pressure Systems Awareness – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures.

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HSL: Understanding and using RM3 – London, 14 – 15 September 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

This course is intended as an introduction to the Risk Management Maturity Model and therefore would suit those who have little or no knowledge of RM³ and its application.

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Biological monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – HSL Buxton, 14 September 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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Distillery blaze left 21-year-old worker engulfed in flames

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A distillery in Oldbury has been fined after an employee was engulfed in flames in a fire that destroyed the warehouse and its contents.

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Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby.

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‘Back to Basics ll’ – Garstang, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

North West Regional Association conference targeting Occupational Health Issues with the aim of reminding delegates not to lose sight of the basic fundamentals of health and safety.

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‘Know your Landscape – Safety and Health Matters’ – Lincoln, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, Social Care Safety Forum. Presenters include: HSE, Lincolnshire Fire service, lawyers and a Forensic Client provider.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.

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Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered

Monday, August 15, 2016

A 35-year-old self-employed worker from Edmonton has been given two suspended jail terms for falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered.

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Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire

Monday, August 15, 2016

Notes to Editors:

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