Social media

Javascript is required to use HSE website social media functionality.

Category: Health and safety

The default category for all news notifications from the HSE and HSC

Construction firm sentenced over ‘life changing’ fall

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A Construction company has been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety failings after a 55 year old employee fell through a skylight roof. 

Read more


NMHSAG: ‘Act Safely – Go Home Safely’ – Bolton, 25 June 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group present 1st Stephen Horrocks Memorial Conference. Includes speakers from HSE, HSL, Calderbank MBC, 3M Personal Safety and Red24. Free to attend – places are limited.

Read more


Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – The kids are alright

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

My experience of today’s young people is very different from the oft portrayed image of a cosseted, over-protected generation of social media-addicted couch potatoes.

Read more


Agriculture firm fined after two workers injured by reversing vehicles

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

AB Agri Limited has been fined after two people were injured when they were struck by a reversing heavy goods vehicle at the company’s Northallerton site.

Read more


Developer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

Monday, June 8, 2015

A construction firm has been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos fibres during the conversion of an office block into residential flats in Witham, Essex. 

Read more


Halifax firm fined over explosion at primary school

Monday, June 8, 2015

A gas servicing firm in Halifax has been prosecuted for safety failings after an explosion in the boiler room of a local primary school.

Read more


Roofing boss prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

A London roofing firm boss has been fined for safety failings after four workers were put at risk of serious injury from falls while replacing a roof.

Read more


Roofer prosecuted for safety failings

Monday, June 8, 2015

An Oxfordshire roofer has been fined for safety failings after he put himself and another worker at risk of a four metre fall while carrying out pointing and tiling on a roof in Woodstock.

Read more


Health and Safety Executive statement – update on investigation into incident at Alton Towers

Friday, June 5, 2015

HSE will today remove the carriages involved in the incident on ‘The Smiler’ rollercoaster on 2 June and transport them to the Health and Safety Laboratory in Buxton for further analysis. 

Read more


Sentences after tree-felling incident leaves worker in wheelchair

Friday, June 5, 2015

A school operator and a cleaning contractor have both been fined, after a man sustained permanent spinal injuries while felling a tree on school grounds in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

Read more


Gas fitter jailed for multiple safety breaches

Friday, June 5, 2015

A Barnsley gas fitter has been sent to prison for illegal and unsafe work at five properties across South and West Yorkshire over an 18-month period.

Read more


Manufacturer in court after worker loses arm

Thursday, June 4, 2015

An animal feed supplement manufacturer has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker lost his arm after it was pulled into machinery.

Read more


Company fined after worker seriously injured by machinery

Thursday, June 4, 2015

An Aberdeen company specialising in making and supplying agricultural machinery has been fined after a worker was seriously injured by a fork from a fork lift truck at the company’s Chapel Works premises.

Read more


AoC: Annual Health and Safety Conference – Nottingham, 25 June 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The focus for this years Association of Colleges Conference will be: new CDM Regulations, anti-terrorism and prevention, asbestos and insurance claims.

Read more


Powered gate safety – new information and guidance

Thursday, June 4, 2015

New information and guidance for safety on the design, construction, supply, and use, inspection, and maintenance of powered gates has been published on our website. It is intended to assist all those responsible for powered gate safety meet their legal duties, including manufacturers, suppliers, installers, owners, landlords, and anyone working on this type of machinery.

Read more


Managing Health Risks in Construction – HSL Buxton, 16 July 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

As a construction worker you are 100 times more likely to die from ill health caused by your work than through an accident. This seminar will provide a unique opportunity to influence the type of support required by the industry to effect a change on health risk management.

Read more


Manufacturer in court after worker injured

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A manufacturing firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his hand was caught on the moving parts of a lathe at an Ayrshire factory.

Read more


LOPA: Practical Application and Pitfalls – HSL Buxton, 1-2 July 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

This course is aimed at those engineers, managers and safety professionals who have a basic knowledge of risk assessment and who would like to have an understanding of the Layers Of Protection Analysis (LOPA) method, how to apply LOPA and the pitfalls commonly associated with this type of analysis.

Read more


Company fined £140,000 after worker crushed under forklift truck

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A Leicestershire aluminium fabricator was sentenced today (3 June) after a worker was crushed under a lifting truck which tipped over while lifting extruder dies from storage racks.

Read more


Behaviour Change: Improving Health & Safety Performance – HSL Buxton, 1-2 July 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding as to why workers take risks, covering the many factors that influence behaviour.

Read more


Page 53 of 57« First...102030...5152535455...Last »