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Construction company fined for insecure site

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings which led to a two-year-old boy wandering onto a building site.

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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory.

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Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London.

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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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Animal feed supplier fined for safety failings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An animal feed supplier has been fined for safety failings after the company had failed to ensure their fork lift trucks had undergone regular examination, putting employees at risk.

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Case 371 – Golf club bans meeting minutes from notice board

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A golf club has stopped putting committee meeting minutes on to the notice board for health and safety reasons.

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RR1068 – Summary of work undertaken to assess workplace exposure and control measures during the manufacture and handling of engineered nanomaterials

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The aim of this research was to develop an improved understanding of the UK nanomaterial industry and of worker exposure to engineered nanomaterials, through visits to companies manufacturing or using these materials.

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Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Gloucester firm has been sentenced for safety failings after refurbishment work on her home left an elderly tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

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Further HSE enforcement notices issued at Bosley Wood Flour Mill

Monday, August 17, 2015

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley. 

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RR1061 – Employers perceptions of the health and safety of young workers

Monday, August 17, 2015

The aim was to investigate perceptions and attitudes about health and safety and the employment of young people. The work involved a review of published documents and interviews with 14 representatives from employer organisations, schools/academies, work placement organisers and insurers.

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RR1060 – A critical review of evidence related to hand-arm vibration syndrome and the extent of exposure to vibration

Monday, August 17, 2015

This report describes a systematic literature review on the nature of the exposure-response relationship between hand-transmitted vibration and the elements of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), ie the vascular, neurosensory and musculoskeletal components.

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IOSH: National Safety Symposium ‘Celebrating 40 years’ – Nottingham, 13-14 September 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

A key event in the OSH calendar for health and safety professionals working in or with the public sector. A panel of speakers will address collaborative working, health and well-being, behavioural safety, drug and alcohol screening, working with cancer and much more.

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EU Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR) – In-situ generation

Friday, August 14, 2015

Information on the provisions, including transitional measures, for in-situ generated active substances under the EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR).

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Stair Assessment – HSL Buxton, 10 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Annual NWRA Conference and Exhibition ‘Back to Basics – Fundamentals of Health and Safety’ – Preston, 9 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

North West Occupational Health and Safety Conference and Exhibition – Mike Cross, HSE Director of Scotland and Northern England, will Chair the conference and provide a keynote address ‘Setting the Scene’.

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Slips and Trips: Falls Prevention – HSL Buxton, 9 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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RR1057 – Supervisor and team leader competence in roadside waste and recycling collection

Friday, August 14, 2015

The aim of the project was to identify the competencies required for roadside waste and recycling collection supervisors/team leaders to manage the health and safety of their crews, and to ascertain whether current training provided an adequate basis for these competencies to be developed.

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Engineering firm fined over safety breach

Friday, August 14, 2015

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons.

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Oil plant operator sentenced over safety failure

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery were sentenced today for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured at the plant. 

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North Devon housing company prosecuted again for safety failings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A South-West housing firm have been sentenced after capping off a chimney at one of their occupied properties despite the chimney being in use.

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