The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.
A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.
A producer of concrete blocks has been fined £300,000 after an employee had to have a leg amputated.
This report describes work done within the ‘SAPHEDRA’ collaborative EU platform for evaluation of consequence models. The work described here is a review of existing model evaluation protocols with recommendations for the structure and content of a new evaluation method that can be broadly applied to models used in risk assessment studies for hazardous materials.
Two London-based companies have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left seriously injured falling six storeys through a lift shaft.
A Wigan scaffolder has been sentenced after scaffolding collapsed at a retail site in Loggerheads.
This report describes the evaluation of DRIFT version 3.6.4 in accordance with a Model Evaluation Protocol originally developed for the evaluation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) vapour dispersion models.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an agency driver, working for the MoD, was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle.
A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.
A construction company has been fined after flooring at a house-building development gave way, injuring a worker.
A construction company has admitted to failing to properly train and supervise work on a dangerous machine after a teenage boy on work experience had a finger amputated while working unsupervised on a log splitter.
An animal feeds producer has been fined after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.
The Health and Safety Executive will be running a morning of free seminars at the cleaning show this year to help employers protect their workforce and reduce costs attributed to managing staff absence. Topics to be covered include: working at height preventing slips and trips occupation respiratory health MSDs vulnerable workers For more information and […]
The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.
An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.
This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.
This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.
This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.
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. This course can […]
HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.