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Roofing firm fined after workers are exposed to lead

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

A Gloucestershire roofing company pleaded guilty to health and safety failings after workers were put at risk of significant levels of exposure to lead.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Learn the lessons from George and Terry…

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

After asbestos, respirable crystalline silica (RCS) presents the single biggest challenge in relation to cancer and respiratory disease facing the GB workplace.

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EEF: Health, Safety, Climate and Environment Briefings – various locations, November 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

A half-day seminar that helps health, safety and environmental co-ordinators, managers and directors keep their business compliant and up to date with the latest trends and key issues across health, safety and environment. Dates available from 10 November through to 25 November 2015, 9:00 – 12:30, various locations.

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HSE and HMRC working together – growing your business: Live webinar – 17 November 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Find answers to typical questions for growing businesses on health and safety and taking on new employees in this live webinar. Register now – 17 November 2015, 10:00-11:00.

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Farm owners sentenced after injury to worker

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The proprietors of a Northumberland farm were fined after an employee suffered leg injuries after a concrete panel fell on him.

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River Brain scaffold collapse lands three in Court

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Three companies working on construction of residential apartments have been sentenced after workers narrowly escaped injury when a huge scaffold collapsed in the River Brain.

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Skip company and director fined after worker killed in excavator fall

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

West Sussex waste management firm South Coast Skips Ltd and its owner have been prosecuted after one worker died and another was left seriously injured when they fell from the bucket of an excavator.

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Plastics company fined after worker’s injury

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A plastics company who engineer nylon products has been sentenced after an employee had his finger amputated as a result of an incident with a circular saw.

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Building firm in court for ignoring regulator

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A building contractor has been sentenced after ignoring enforcement notices from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Firms sentenced after construction death

Monday, November 2, 2015

Two associate companies have been fined after the death of a worker in London, killed when concrete joists fell on him.

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Logistics company fined after driver struck by falling pallet

Monday, November 2, 2015

A logistics company has been fined for safety failings after a driver was injured when he was hit by a pallet that fell from a fork lift truck. 

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CDM 2015: Introduction to the Role of the Principal Designer – new dates

Monday, November 2, 2015

This HSL event is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time. Manchester, 24 November 2015; London, 2 December 2015; Birmingham, 27 January 2016.

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COMAH: Safety Report Requirements – HSL Buxton, 24-25 November 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.

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Farm SHADs – Available dates during November/December 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) taking place during November and December 2015. Forfar, Scotland, 23 November; Lockerbie, Scotland, 2 December; Kirby Stephen, Cumbria, 3 December.

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Food firm fined after worker’s injury

Monday, November 2, 2015

A food manufacturing firm has been sentenced after an employee had two fingers severed in a workplace incident.

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Consultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU (EMF)

Monday, November 2, 2015

This consultation seeks views on the UK’s proposed approach to implement European Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This consultation ends on 3 December 2015.

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Case 380 – Child refused pool entry for incorrect swimwear

Monday, November 2, 2015

Child refused entry on health and safety grounds. Unacceptable swimwear cited by leisure centre as reason why child could not swim in pool.

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Roofer sentenced after safety breaches

Friday, October 30, 2015

The owner of a specialist roofing company has been sentenced after admitting dangerous working practices.

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Firm sentenced after worker dies after inhaling paint stripper

Friday, October 30, 2015

An employer has been fined after a worker died after inhaling fumes while cleaning a chemical stripping paint tank at a motor vehicle repair company. 

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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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