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Category: Industry

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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Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Swinton transport company and a director were in court today following the death of an HGV company owner at their Sandywood Industrial Estate.

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HSL: Layers of Protection Analysis: Practical Application and Pitfalls (LOPA) – Buxton, 14-15 Mar 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Process Safety Leadership Group (PSLG) prepared specific guidance for the applications of LOPA to determine the required safety integrity level (SIL) for overfill protection of highly flammable fuel storage tanks at sites similar to Buncefield. This course will draw on that guidance, its relevance to LOPA assessment in general, and pitfalls identified during the […]

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Steel worker suffers life threatening injuries

Monday, February 13, 2017

A Canvey Island engineering firm was sentenced today for health and safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries.

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HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – London, 8 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite. This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in […]

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Friday, February 10, 2017

A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.

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Company fined for safety failings resulting in workers death

Friday, February 10, 2017

A Midlands based construction equipment hire company has been fined after a worker’s death.

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HSE to make cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it is to consult on proposals to make its cost recovery scheme dispute process fully independent.

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Building Contractor fined after workers fatal fall

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 23 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Workshops on the Physicochemical Properties and Storage Stability Requirements for Pesticide Products under Regulation EC 1107/2009 – York, 21 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A one day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of active substances and their plant protection products regarding the identity, the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EC 1107/2009.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York 22 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents/bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This two-day course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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HSL: Process & Fire Incidents – Buxton, 1-2 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This two-day course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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Construction company director imprisoned after safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

The director of a construction company has been imprisoned for eight months after failing to take appropriate action which resulted in a young worker receiving serious burns.

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Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings

Monday, February 6, 2017

An Oxfordshire based, ground engineering company has been fined after a worker contracted severe hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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Overhead crane worker suffers life threatening injuries

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Cleckheaton engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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