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Monthly archives: October 2016

Plastics processing company fined for safety failings

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A Liverpool plastic processing and reprocessing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm was caught in a machine.

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Worker seriously injured in mobile platform fall

Monday, October 24, 2016

A Buckinghamshire waste equipment maintenance firm has been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) overturned.

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CRD: Two Day Workshop on Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products – York, 29-30 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

The course will provide a practical introduction to the main Fate Exposure tools available for soil, surface water and groundwater. This will include practical introductions to the FOCUS groundwater and surface water models for example.

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – HSL Buxton, 24 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

HSL are offering a unique opportunity to engage directly with our incident investigation professionals and take full advantage of our decades of failure analysis experience.

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NWSI Seminar: Design Safety to Save Lives – Manchester – 23 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

NWSI in partnership with HSE invite you to a seminar on the roles and responsibilities for designers and clients under CDM 2015.

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HSL: PPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 22-23 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of PPE and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure.

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Farming and drilling contractors fined after mast strikes power line

Monday, October 24, 2016

Two Norfolk-based companies have been fined after a worker suffered life-changing injuries following an overhead power line strike.

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Recycling firm fined after worker injured in shredder

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Kent based recycling company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst repairing a shredder.

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Environmental Services firm fined over electrocution of worker

Friday, October 21, 2016

A company providing environmental services has been prosecuted after a worker was killed during asbestos removal work at a Welsh High school.

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Testing Services firm fined over worker’s CO death

Friday, October 21, 2016

A Nottingham based company has been fined after a worker died from carbon monoxide poisoning while using an accommodation unit.

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Council and contractors fined after man dies and another seriously injured in roadworks

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Liverpool City Council and two of its contractors have been prosecuted following two separate incidents involving roadworks on a busy city centre road.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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The Future of Health and Safety Conference 2016 – Salford, 17 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Join us for the Third Annual: Future of Health and Safety Conference for exclusive insights from industry experts.

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CRD: Two Day Efficacy Workshop – York, 16-17 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This course will provide an overview of all aspects of writing efficacy dossiers including Biological Assessment Dossiers (BADs) and draft Registration Reports (dRRs) to address European efficacy data requirements under the regulation (EC 1107/2009).

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London garage owner sentenced for health and safety failings

Thursday, October 20, 2016

A garage owner in Seven Sisters, North London, has been fined for several health and safety breaches after a worker was attacked by a guard dog.

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Concrete company fined after worker suffers head injuries

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A concrete company in Ilkeston, has been fined a worker after a worker suffered head injuries.

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Environmental services firm fined for safety failings

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A Lancashire based environmental services company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm was crushed by machinery.

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Landlord given suspended prison sentence over gas failings

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Durham landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence following his failure to maintain or check the gas fittings in one of his properties.

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Building contractor in court after worker killed by falling load

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A building contractor has been fined after a worker was killed when a load fell from a tower crane during a lifting operation in Colchester.

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Star Wars film maker fined £1.6 million for injuring Harrison Ford

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The makers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens have been sentenced after failing to protect the actors and workers while on set during filming at Pinewood Studio, Slough, Buckinghamshire.

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