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Monthly archives: February 2017

Balfour Beatty fined for safety failings

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A construction company has been fined after flooring at a house-building development gave way, injuring a worker.

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Teenage apprentice loses finger while on work experience

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A construction company has admitted to failing to properly train and supervise work on a dangerous machine after a teenage boy on work experience had a finger amputated while working unsupervised on a log splitter.

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Animal feed manufacturer in court over worker injury

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

An animal feeds producer has been fined after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.

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Free health and safety seminar programme at The Cleaning Show 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive will be running a morning of free seminars at the cleaning show this year to help employers protect their workforce and reduce costs attributed to managing staff absence. Topics to be covered include: working at height preventing slips and trips occupation respiratory health MSDs vulnerable workers For more information and […]

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Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident

Monday, February 27, 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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HSL: COMAH – Safety Report Requirements with Emphasis on Technical Aspects of COMAH Safety Reports – Buxton, 28-29 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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Care worker imprisoned after the death of service user

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nikki Deaney, a former care worker at Springwood Day Centre, has been sentenced after the death of service user Majid Akhtar.

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National furniture company fined £1m for safety failings

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DFS Trading Limited has been fined after safety failings which led to serious neck and head injuries of a worker.

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London construction firm fined after workers injured

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Leyland SDM (LSDM) Limited has been fined after four workers fell more than three and a half metres whilst carrying a ventilation unit.

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Estate agents fined after member of the public fell down a well

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wiltshire based estate agents have been fined after a member of the public they were showing round a property fell 30ft down a well.

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London council fined after school injury

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Islington Borough Council has been sentenced after admitting a role in an incident at a London school where a boy was left with serious hand injuries. 

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North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to […]

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Container terminal in court after worker injured

Monday, February 20, 2017

London Container Terminal (Tilbury) Limited (LCT) has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when the ‘straddle’ carrier he was driving overturned at Tilbury Docks in November 2014.

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HSL: RPE Fit Test – Introduction – Buxton, 23 Mar 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build  practical fit testing skills. To become a competent fit tester will require considerable additional practice and experience.

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HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – London, 21-22 Mar 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

HSL is delighted to be collaborating with ORR to deliver training on RM³. HSL’s comprehensive understanding of RM³ and best practice in the field of health & safety risk management across a range of industries, along with our knowledge of regulation puts us in the best position to help you to implement RM³ effectively and […]

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Agency worker traps hand in machine

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A polythene film manufacturer was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.

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