HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:13:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 Hospital trust fined £180,000 after patient suffers debilitating burns from super-heated mattress http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hospital-trust-fined-180000-after-patient-suffers-debilitating-burns-from-super-heated-mattress/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hospital-trust-fined-180000-after-patient-suffers-debilitating-burns-from-super-heated-mattress/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:30:13 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/hospital-trust-fined-180000-after-patient-suffers-debilitating-burns-from-super-heated-mattress/5432 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/18/hospital-trust-fined-180000-after-patient-suffers-debilitating-burns-from-super-heated-mattress/feed/ 0 Barnet’s housing firm fined for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/5429 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/18/barnets-housing-firm-fined-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 Recycling firm sentenced over forklift death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/recycling-firm-sentenced-over-forklift-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/recycling-firm-sentenced-over-forklift-death/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/recycling-firm-sentenced-over-forklift-death/5425 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/18/recycling-firm-sentenced-over-forklift-death/feed/ 0 Seat belt could have saved life of estate worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/seat-belt-could-have-saved-life-of-estate-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/seat-belt-could-have-saved-life-of-estate-worker/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/seat-belt-could-have-saved-life-of-estate-worker/5420 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/17/seat-belt-could-have-saved-life-of-estate-worker/feed/ 0 Case 337 – Christmas Day swim cancelled http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case337-christmas-day-swim-cancelled.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case337-christmas-day-swim-cancelled.htm#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47052 A Christmas Day sea swimming event was cancelled by a council. Health and safety was cited as the reason in the subsequent press coverage.

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Bournemouth aerospace firm in court for worker’s serious injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bournemouth-aerospace-firm-in-court-for-workers-serious-injuries/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bournemouth-aerospace-firm-in-court-for-workers-serious-injuries/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:49 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/bournemouth-aerospace-firm-in-court-for-workers-serious-injuries/5418 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/17/bournemouth-aerospace-firm-in-court-for-workers-serious-injuries/feed/ 0 Kent company in court after repeating safety offence http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-company-in-court-after-repeating-safety-offence/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-company-in-court-after-repeating-safety-offence/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/kent-company-in-court-after-repeating-safety-offence/5415 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/17/kent-company-in-court-after-repeating-safety-offence/feed/ 0 Firm fined after apprentice hit by pressurised hose http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-fined-after-apprentice-hit-by-pressurised-hose/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-fined-after-apprentice-hit-by-pressurised-hose/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firm-fined-after-apprentice-hit-by-pressurised-hose/5413 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/16/firm-fined-after-apprentice-hit-by-pressurised-hose/feed/ 0 Fair ride owner fined after woman hit by falling handrail http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fair-ride-owner-fined-after-woman-hit-by-falling-handrail/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fair-ride-owner-fined-after-woman-hit-by-falling-handrail/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:00:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fair-ride-owner-fined-after-woman-hit-by-falling-handrail/5407 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/16/fair-ride-owner-fined-after-woman-hit-by-falling-handrail/feed/ 0 Three to pay £590,000 after father’s death at Yorkshire Mining Museum http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/three-to-pay-590000-after-fathers-death-at-yorkshire-mining-museum/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/three-to-pay-590000-after-fathers-death-at-yorkshire-mining-museum/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:00:18 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/three-to-pay-590000-after-fathers-death-at-yorkshire-mining-museum/5405 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/16/three-to-pay-590000-after-fathers-death-at-yorkshire-mining-museum/feed/ 0 Fuel firm fined after tanker explosion causes horrific burns http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fuel-firm-fined-after-tanker-explosion-causes-horrific-burns/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fuel-firm-fined-after-tanker-explosion-causes-horrific-burns/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:58 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/fuel-firm-fined-after-tanker-explosion-causes-horrific-burns/5397 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/15/fuel-firm-fined-after-tanker-explosion-causes-horrific-burns/feed/ 0 Employee died from crushing injuries at Gloucester works yard http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employee-died-from-crushing-injuries-at-gloucester-works-yard/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employee-died-from-crushing-injuries-at-gloucester-works-yard/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:00:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/employee-died-from-crushing-injuries-at-gloucester-works-yard/5395 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/15/employee-died-from-crushing-injuries-at-gloucester-works-yard/feed/ 0 Firms fined for lead exposure during Nab Tower works http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firms-fined-for-lead-exposure-during-nab-tower-works/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firms-fined-for-lead-exposure-during-nab-tower-works/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:30:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/firms-fined-for-lead-exposure-during-nab-tower-works/5389 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/12/firms-fined-for-lead-exposure-during-nab-tower-works/feed/ 0 Unsafe roof work leads to fine for builders http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:00:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/5386 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/12/unsafe-roof-work-leads-to-fine-for-builders/feed/ 0 Gas safety neglect lands property company in court http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/gas-safety-neglect-lands-property-company-in-court/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/gas-safety-neglect-lands-property-company-in-court/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:07 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/gas-safety-neglect-lands-property-company-in-court/5383 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/11/gas-safety-neglect-lands-property-company-in-court/feed/ 0 Engineering firm in court after worker loses tip of finger http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:00:48 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/5381 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/11/engineering-firm-in-court-after-worker-loses-tip-of-finger/feed/ 0 Case 336 – DIY store refuse to cut door to size http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case336-diy-store-refuse-to-cut-door.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2014/case336-diy-store-refuse-to-cut-door.htm#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:00:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=47006 A DIY store refused to cut a door for a customer claiming that cutting the wood will compromise the strength of the door, contravening health and safety legislation.

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Brent building firm in court over fall dangers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:30:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/5379 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/brent-building-firm-in-court-over-fall-dangers/feed/ 0 County Durham firm fined after driver seriously injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/county-durham-firm-fined-after-driver-seriously-injured/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/county-durham-firm-fined-after-driver-seriously-injured/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:00:10 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/county-durham-firm-fined-after-driver-seriously-injured/5377 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/county-durham-firm-fined-after-driver-seriously-injured/feed/ 0 Aberdeen firm fined after worker killed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aberdeen-firm-fined-after-worker-killed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aberdeen-firm-fined-after-worker-killed/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:30:25 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/aberdeen-firm-fined-after-worker-killed/5375 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2014/12/10/aberdeen-firm-fined-after-worker-killed/feed/ 0