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Daily archives: Monday, December 19, 2016

Employee prosecuted for dangerous work at height

Monday, December 19, 2016

An employee of a steel erection firm has been sentenced at Manchester Magistrates Court after admitted working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester.

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Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres

Monday, December 19, 2016

An asbestos removal supervisor has been sentenced after admitting exposing numerous workers to deadly asbestos fibres during licensed asbestos removal works.

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Crushing plant operative left seriously injured

Monday, December 19, 2016

A crushing plant firm has been fined after worker lost his left arm when it was dragged into exposed machinery.

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Safety bulletin – Ergonomic Issues of DP Vessel Controls

Monday, December 19, 2016

A semisubmersible DP drilling rig lost control of position for several minutes.  During this time it was obliged to shear the drill pipe and disengage the lower marine riser package, LMRP. Operators of dynamically positioned vessels and offshore installations should review the ergonomic aspects of their control system.

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Trio of firms fined £2million after worker’s leg is broken in trench collapse

Monday, December 19, 2016

Three companies have been sentenced today (19 December 2016) in Lincoln Crown Court after a worker’s leg was broken in six places when a trench which he was working in collapsed on him

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