HSE RSS feeds » Falls from height http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:55:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Burnley College in court over employee’s life-long injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:41:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/5028 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/24/burnley-college-in-court-over-employees-life-long-injuries/feed/ 0 Drinks firm Diageo sentenced after two workers injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:47:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/5021 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/drinks-firm-diageo-sentenced-after-two-workers-injured/feed/ 0 Mental health service provider fined following patient fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/5015 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/23/mental-health-service-provider-fined-following-patient-fall/feed/ 0 Essex firm in court after worker’s fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:30:31 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/4989 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/10/essex-firm-in-court-after-workers-fall/feed/ 0 Civil engineering firm in court for unsafe work at height http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:00:16 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/4975 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/09/civil-engineering-firm-in-court-for-unsafe-work-at-height/feed/ 0 Contractor fined for worker’s 60ft tree fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:30:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/4931 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/10/06/contractor-fined-for-workers-60ft-tree-fall/feed/ 0 Safer sites – targeted inspection initiative September 2014 http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/campaigns/safersites/index.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/campaigns/safersites/index.htm#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:30:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46246 ‘Health as well as safety’ is the message during this year’s Construction Initiative as poor standards and unsafe practices on Britain’s building sites are targeted. From 22 September until 17 October, HSE Construction Inspectors will carry out unannounced visits to sites where refurbishment projects or repair works are underway.

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Salford recycling firm sentenced over worker’s crushed leg http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/salford-recycling-firm-sentenced-over-workers-crushed-leg/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/salford-recycling-firm-sentenced-over-workers-crushed-leg/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:45:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=46205 A recycling firm has appeared in court after an employee almost lost his right leg when it became trapped in a machine at a Swinton factory.

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Wirral builder photographed risking lives http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wirral-builder-photographed-risking-lives/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wirral-builder-photographed-risking-lives/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:30:36 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/wirral-builder-photographed-risking-lives/4882 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/26/wirral-builder-photographed-risking-lives/feed/ 0 Moray firm in court over worker’s fractured skull http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/moray-firm-in-court-over-workers-fractured-skull/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/moray-firm-in-court-over-workers-fractured-skull/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/moray-firm-in-court-over-workers-fractured-skull/4866 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/25/moray-firm-in-court-over-workers-fractured-skull/feed/ 0 Firm in court over worker’s multiple injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:57:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/4854 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/23/firm-in-court-over-workers-multiple-injuries/feed/ 0 Company prosecuted after worker suffers back injury in fork lift fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/company-prosecuted-after-worker-suffers-back-injury-in-fork-lift-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/company-prosecuted-after-worker-suffers-back-injury-in-fork-lift-fall/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:52:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/company-prosecuted-after-worker-suffers-back-injury-in-fork-lift-fall/4851 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/23/company-prosecuted-after-worker-suffers-back-injury-in-fork-lift-fall/feed/ 0 Roofers fail the work at height test http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roofers-fail-the-work-at-height-test-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roofers-fail-the-work-at-height-test-2/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:03:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/roofers-fail-the-work-at-height-test-2/4838 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/18/roofers-fail-the-work-at-height-test-2/feed/ 0 Solar panel installer in court after workers’ fall through roof http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/solar-panel-installer-in-court-after-workers-fall-through-roof/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/solar-panel-installer-in-court-after-workers-fall-through-roof/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/solar-panel-installer-in-court-after-workers-fall-through-roof/4812 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/16/solar-panel-installer-in-court-after-workers-fall-through-roof/feed/ 0 SW Global Resourcing Limited fined £200,000 (COPFS release) http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/sw-global-resourcing-limited-fined-200000-copfs-release/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/sw-global-resourcing-limited-fined-200000-copfs-release/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:30:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/sw-global-resourcing-limited-fined-200000-copfs-release/4804 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/16/sw-global-resourcing-limited-fined-200000-copfs-release/feed/ 0 Contractors in court after leisure centre roof fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractors-in-court-after-leisure-centre-roof-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractors-in-court-after-leisure-centre-roof-fall/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:00:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/contractors-in-court-after-leisure-centre-roof-fall/4771 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/09/contractors-in-court-after-leisure-centre-roof-fall/feed/ 0 Guilty or Not Guilty? Construction companies invited to mock trial http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:00:08 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/4741 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/05/guilty-or-not-guilty-construction-companies-invited-to-mock-trial/feed/ 0 Scaffolding boss jailed for worker death failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolding-boss-jailed-for-worker-death-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolding-boss-jailed-for-worker-death-failings/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/scaffolding-boss-jailed-for-worker-death-failings/4729 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/04/scaffolding-boss-jailed-for-worker-death-failings/feed/ 0 Building firm pays price for teenager’s loft fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/building-firm-pays-price-for-teenagers-loft-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/building-firm-pays-price-for-teenagers-loft-fall/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:00:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/building-firm-pays-price-for-teenagers-loft-fall/4718 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/04/building-firm-pays-price-for-teenagers-loft-fall/feed/ 0 Plymouth roofing firm fined for worker’s life threatening injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plymouth-roofing-firm-fined-for-workers-life-threatening-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plymouth-roofing-firm-fined-for-workers-life-threatening-injuries/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:00:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/plymouth-roofing-firm-fined-for-workers-life-threatening-injuries/4676 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/09/02/plymouth-roofing-firm-fined-for-workers-life-threatening-injuries/feed/ 0