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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 24 April 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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Birmingham Working Well Together Group – Free Harness Awareness Training – various dates available

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aimed at the SME and small businesses this free awareness course is available on the following dates: Wednesday 10th May 2017 – Keepmoat Head Office, Gorsey Lane, Coles Hill, B46 1JU Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Arco, Merry Hill, Dudley Court North, Brierley Hill, DY5 1XP Friday 19th May 2017 – MACE , Albert House, […]

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NMHSAG – Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the year Award 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

We are looking for nominations to celebrate a young person or team of young people (under 25 years of age) who have shown positive interventions, initiatives, actions or documentation relating to Health and Safety in the workplace. The Award is aimed at those in a work placement, apprenticeship or in employment.

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Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

An Essex company who are specialists in gas infrastructure have been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in and struck him.

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Engineering firm fined after worker crushed in machinery

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Moy Park Ltd has been fined after a worker was injured at the company’s site in Anwick near Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PD Lift Services Limited has been fined £36,000 after a worker lost his thumb while working on passenger lifts in north London.

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Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Penrith based bakery Bells of Lazonby Limited has been fined after two workers suffered hand injuries while operating machinery on site.

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Manchester Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

Monday, April 10, 2017

Two family run companies have been fined after admitting health and safety failings at a site in Manchester, where they were carrying out a basement conversion.

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Electrician fined after apprentice left with life changing injuries

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Birmingham electrician has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community after his trainee fell three and a half metres through a plasterboard ceiling.

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New addition to Legionnaires’ FAQ page

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

New addition to the Legionnaires’ disease frequently asked questions page covering HSE’s current position on quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the management of legionella risks

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Company sentenced after worker loses finger in machinery

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A cable manufacturing company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered the loss of his left little finger.

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South Devon engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

An unregistered plumber has been sentenced after conducting gas work and leaving it in a dangerous state.

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Case 409 – Store stops providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Store stopped providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles to customer for health and safety reasons.

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Case 408 – Supermarket deli refused request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Supermarket deli refused customer request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage stating that it was a ‘choking hazard’.

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Two construction companies fined after worker electrocuted

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

BAM Construction Limited and Shoreland Projects Limited have been fined after a man suffered multiple life changing injuries including severe burns to his neck.

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Haulage company fined after worker crushed

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bryan Alexander Ltd has been fined after one its workers was crushed by a hydraulic extension on one of its vehicles on the roadside in Plymouth.

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Essar Oil UK Limited fined after explosion at Ellesmere Port refinery

Monday, April 3, 2017

An oil company has been fined £1.65m following an explosion at its Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port.

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Fine for two companies following asbestos investigation in Surrey

Friday, March 31, 2017

Two companies have been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead, Surrey.

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Engineering company fined after worker crushed

Friday, March 31, 2017

Multi-Stroke Ltd has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing him to lose his thumb, index and middle fingers.

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Electricity supplier fined after worker after workers death

Friday, March 31, 2017

Electricity North West Ltd has been fined £900,000 after a worker died from falling six metres while carrying out routine maintenance of power lines.

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