HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s speech to Association for Science Education (ASE) Annual Conference, Liverpool University, 5 January 2012.
A construction company and director have been fined following the death of a worker at a site in Hampstead.
A 23-year-old Keighley man died from massive crush injuries when his head became trapped in the jaws of a grab machine being wrongly used to move a pallet of cement bags.
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A Hampshire lift manufacturer has been prosecuted after a lorry driver was killed while delivering goods to its factory in Romsey.
A precision equipment manufacturing company moved into a new office that had linoleum floors, immediately slipping accidents started to happen on one floor at an alarmingly high rate.
From 6 April 2012, subject to Parliamentary approval, RIDDOR’s over three day injury reporting requirement will change, from then the trigger point will increase from over three days’ to over seven days’.
A construction firm and its company secretary have been fined after construction workers were put at risk during the refurbishment of its offices in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
A Liverpool businessman has been fined £112,000 after a labourer died following a fall from the roof of an industrial unit, just months after another worker was injured in a fall at the same site.
A Lancashire roofer has been prosecuted after he and two employees were spotted on a shop roof without any protection to stop them falling.
Minutes of the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum meeting on held 24 May 2011 at Defra, London, are now available online.
Suffolk County Council has admitted breaching health and safety laws at three of its workplaces, including two schools.
A global steel firm has been sentenced after two workers suffered major injuries when a warehouse door, weighing over 300 kilograms, collapsed on them.
A recycling company in Rotherham displayed “a blatant disregard” for the safety of 120 workers by failing to protect them properly against dangerous parts of cutting and crushing equipment.
This edition of EH40 replaces the previous version, first published in 2005, and takes account of new substances and workplace exposure limits (WELs) introduced in 2007 and 2011.
A construction company and its managing director have been sentenced after a father-of-two was crushed to death when a crane overturned in Liverpool.
A manufacturing firm has been sentenced after a worker’s hand was crushed in a metal press at a St Helens factory. Barry Kelleher lost his little finger and part of the palm on his right hand as a result of the incident.
This pocket card explains what leptospirosis is, how you might catch it and ways to prevent it. It also explains what you should do if you do contract the disease.
This leaflet identifies the safety precautions that can be used when loading skips. It covers the safe use of skip loaders and provides a brief checklist of some important things you can do to protect yourself and others.
Case studies to illustrate and encourage proportionate responses to the planning and delivery of school visits. the following case studies are now available online: School visit to a sawmill and managing transport risks on a day trip to London.