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Category: Construction

Company fined after joiner injured

Monday, July 11, 2016

A construction company in Northumberland has been fined after a joiner fell approximately four metres suffering injury.

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Construction worker crushed by excavator on school demolition site.

Friday, July 8, 2016

A construction company was sentenced today after a worker suffered crush injuries when he was hit and then run over by an excavator.

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Annual workplace fatality statistics published

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.

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Timber company fined for safety failings

Monday, July 4, 2016

A Timber company based in Somerset has been sentenced for safety failings relating to a construction project.

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Worker killed after fall through roof

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas worker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A man who fitted central heating boilers at two houses in Greater Manchester has received a suspended prison sentence, after he admitted he did not have the required safety registration to do the work.

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HSE & HMRC joint webinar: Working with construction and with contractors – 5 July 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

As a business you may need to choose a contractor for building or repair work on your premises. This live webinar will help you find answers to typical questions about health and safety in construction as a commercial client and as a small contractor – register now.

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BT fined £500,000 after engineer breaks his back in fall

Monday, June 13, 2016

British Telecom plc (BT) has been fined £500,000 after an engineer fell seven metres from a loft in London, breaking his back and his ankles.

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Firm fined for safety failings at property development

Thursday, June 9, 2016

A company based in Cardiff has been fined for safety failings during a property development.

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Free event: Working at height safely – Harrogate, 22 June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

This free event is being organised by Harrogate & District Health and Safety Forum, a partnership between local businesses, HSE and Harrogate Borough Council. Work at height accounts for significant numbers of fatal and serious accidents at work. This event will help plan, assess and control risks from work at height activities. Book now.

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Roofer fined for unsafe roof work

Friday, June 3, 2016

A Bracknell based roofer has been fined for safety failings after a complaint was made to HSE regarding unsafe roof work.

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Firm fined after two workers suffer severe electrical burns

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

An engineering company based in Birmingham has been fined after two workers suffered severe electrical burns

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Two companies fined after worker falls three metres from ledge of building

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A window fitting company and the principal contractor at a construction site have been fined for safety failings after a worker fell a total of three metres while installing glazed units

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Roofing contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cambridgeshire based roofing contractor has been fined for safety failings which put three workers at risk.

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CDM 2015: An introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 14 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time.

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Scaffold company fined for safety failings

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection.

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Company fined after worker is fatally crushed in trench

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A company has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire.

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Worker loses life after fall from roof

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Birmingham maintenance company has been fined after a worker died as a result of falling from the roof of a five-storey building.

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Worker injured when skip loader overturned

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Cambridge construction firm has been fined after a skip loader overturned injuring a worker.

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Demolition company fined for safety failings

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined for safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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