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Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

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Worker loses all fingers and thumb in machinery

Friday, May 13, 2016

An assistant farm manager from Norwich lost all his fingers and thumb of his left hand when it became caught in machinery.

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Plastics manufacturer fined for death of worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A plastics manufacturer from Cambridgeshire has been fined and given a suspended sentence after a worker died after he was crushed by printing machinery.

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Roofing contractor fined for safety failings

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cambridgeshire based roofing contractor has been fined for safety failings which put three workers at risk.

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Plant hire firm fined after worker tipped from lifting basket

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A lifting and plant hire company in Wick has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from a man riding basket.

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HSE’s top team step up to charity challenge

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Seven of the Health and Safety Executive’s most senior managers are stepping up for a good cause.

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Case 396 – Cafe refuses to sell untoasted fruit bread

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A supermarket cafe refused to sell a packet of fruit bread on health and safety grounds as the customer didn’t want it toasted.

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Major frozen food manufacturer fined for safety failings

Monday, May 9, 2016

A major frozen food manufacturer based in Scarborough has been fined £800,000 for safety failings after an employee nearly lost his arm.

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New or growing business? Join our webinar – 18 May 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

HSE and HMRC have joined forces to deliver a live webinar about the typical situations businesses are likely to face. Consisting of presentations, case studies and a Q&A session, this 60 minute webinar is aimed at new or growing businesses, safety representatives and those with an interest in health and safety – register now.

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Company fined after agency worker seriously injured

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Suffolk cargo handling company has been fined £100,000 after an employee suffered serious injury when a sheet of marble weighing one tonne fell on him. 

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CDM 2015: An introduction to the role of the principal designer – London, 14 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time.

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Electrical safety and arc flash seminar – Birmingham, 26 May 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This free half-day seminar includes: up to date overview of legal requirements, arc flash terminology and overview of PPE, live work procedures and risk assessments and the importance of maintenance in electrical safety.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) essentials – Buxton, 14-15 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and will include practical elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fit test: Introduction – Buxton, 16 June 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

This course will explain the importance of RPE testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods. This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build practical fit testing skills.

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Scaffold company fined for safety failings

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Scaffold company in Bridgend has been fined for safety failings following a routine inspection.

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Company fined after worker is fatally crushed in trench

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A company has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire.

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Worker loses life after fall from roof

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Birmingham maintenance company has been fined after a worker died as a result of falling from the roof of a five-storey building.

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Worker injured when skip loader overturned

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Cambridge construction firm has been fined after a skip loader overturned injuring a worker.

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Foundation trust fined over bedrail failures

Friday, April 29, 2016

A North West NHS foundation trust has been fined over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) refresher – Buxton, 1 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

One-day refresher course designed for doctors and nurses who would like to update their knowledge and clinical skills to assess workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration.

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