HSE RSS feeds » Images http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Fish processing firm fined after man killed by falling boxes http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:40:32 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/9214 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/24/fish-processing-firm-fined-after-man-killed-by-falling-boxes/feed/ 0 Roofer fined for unsafe roof work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:00:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/9160 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/03/roofer-fined-for-unsafe-roof-work/feed/ 0 HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-statement-alton-towers-owners-plead-guilty-to-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hse-statement-alton-towers-owners-plead-guilty-to-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:30:50 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51526 Neil Craig, head of operations for HSE in the Midlands said:

“We welcome the guilty plea entered by Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd. Merlin has acknowledged that it failed in its legal duty to protect people on the Smiler ride.”

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Scrap metal firm in court over worker’s severe forklift injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:55:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/8333 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/17/scrap-metal-firm-in-court-over-workers-severe-forklift-injuries/feed/ 0 Company fined after carrying out dangerous window installation work eight metres above a West End street http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-carrying-out-dangerous-window-installation-work-eight-meters-above-a-west-end-street/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-fined-after-carrying-out-dangerous-window-installation-work-eight-meters-above-a-west-end-street/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:15:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50879 A company which manufactured and installed windows has been fined £36,000 after carrying out work in the West End of London with no measures to prevent workers falling eight metres and after dropping part of a window onto the public area below.

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Worker’s legs crushed by concrete table tennis tables http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/workers-legs-crushed-by-concrete-table-tennis-tables/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/workers-legs-crushed-by-concrete-table-tennis-tables/#comments Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:15:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/workers-legs-crushed-by-concrete-table-tennis-tables/8257 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/29/workers-legs-crushed-by-concrete-table-tennis-tables/feed/ 0 North West business leaders have their say as ‘working well’ roadshow arrives in Liverpool http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:40:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/8254 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/26/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/feed/ 0 Midlands business leaders turn out as Birmingham hosts ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:20:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8249 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/25/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-hosts-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 National gas distributor fined after worker gets trapped in gas cloud http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-gas-distributor-fined-after-worker-gets-trapped-in-gas-cloud/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-gas-distributor-fined-after-worker-gets-trapped-in-gas-cloud/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:58:30 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/national-gas-distributor-fined-after-worker-gets-trapped-in-gas-cloud/8190 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/25/national-gas-distributor-fined-after-worker-gets-trapped-in-gas-cloud/feed/ 0 Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:45:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8147 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/19/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 NHS prosecuted after pensioner killed in mobility scooter plunge http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-prosecuted-after-pensioner-killed-in-mobility-scooter-plunge/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-prosecuted-after-pensioner-killed-in-mobility-scooter-plunge/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:40:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-prosecuted-after-pensioner-killed-in-mobility-scooter-plunge/8116 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/15/nhs-prosecuted-after-pensioner-killed-in-mobility-scooter-plunge/feed/ 0 Companies sentenced over death of scaffolder http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-over-death-of-scaffolder/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-over-death-of-scaffolder/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:15:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/companies-sentenced-over-death-of-scaffolder/7951 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/23/companies-sentenced-over-death-of-scaffolder/feed/ 0 Failure to plan on multi-storey refurbishment put over 100 lives at risk http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/failure-to-plan-on-multi-storey-refurbishment-put-over-100-lives-at-risk/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/failure-to-plan-on-multi-storey-refurbishment-put-over-100-lives-at-risk/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:15:43 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/failure-to-plan-on-multi-storey-refurbishment-put-over-100-lives-at-risk/7977 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/23/failure-to-plan-on-multi-storey-refurbishment-put-over-100-lives-at-risk/feed/ 0 Two companies fined for safety failings after two separate incidents http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/two-companies-fined-for-safety-failings-after-two-separate-incidents/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/two-companies-fined-for-safety-failings-after-two-separate-incidents/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:30:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/two-companies-fined-for-safety-failings-after-two-separate-incidents/7981 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/22/two-companies-fined-for-safety-failings-after-two-separate-incidents/feed/ 0 Builder fined after sacks of rubble thrown from building window http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/builder-fined-after-sacks-of-rubble-thrown-from-building-window/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/builder-fined-after-sacks-of-rubble-thrown-from-building-window/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:05:34 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/builder-fined-after-sacks-of-rubble-thrown-from-building-window/7845 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/10/builder-fined-after-sacks-of-rubble-thrown-from-building-window/feed/ 0 Businessman and construction contractor fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-and-construction-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-and-construction-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:43:28 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/businessman-and-construction-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/7827 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/09/businessman-and-construction-contractor-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Teesside firm fined after worker’s fatal fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:10:01 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/7710 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/23/teesside-firm-fined-after-workers-fatal-fall/feed/ 0 Metal firm fined after worker was killed by a crane http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-firm-fined-after-worker-was-killed-by-a-crane/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-firm-fined-after-worker-was-killed-by-a-crane/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:10:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/metal-firm-fined-after-worker-was-killed-by-a-crane/7719 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/23/metal-firm-fined-after-worker-was-killed-by-a-crane/feed/ 0 Worker suffers loss of eye in explosion while inflating tyre http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-suffers-loss-of-eye-in-explosion-while-inflating-tyre/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-suffers-loss-of-eye-in-explosion-while-inflating-tyre/#comments Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:50:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/worker-suffers-loss-of-eye-in-explosion-while-inflating-tyre/7726 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/19/worker-suffers-loss-of-eye-in-explosion-while-inflating-tyre/feed/ 0 Chief Inspector challenges small construction sites to act now to manage workers health and safety http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/chief-inspector-challenges-small-construction-sites-to-act-now-to-manage-workers-health-and-safety/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/chief-inspector-challenges-small-construction-sites-to-act-now-to-manage-workers-health-and-safety/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:30:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/chief-inspector-challenges-small-construction-sites-to-act-now-to-manage-workers-health-and-safety/7585 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