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Farm sentenced after skylight fall

Friday, June 19, 2015

A farm company was sentenced today after admitting safety failures relating to a worker falling five and a half meters through an abattoir skylight. 

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Man loses finger on lathe

Friday, June 19, 2015

A North Shields based company, Mectronic Instruments Limited, was prosecuted after an employee injured his hand resulting in the amputation of a finger.

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Publication of HSE Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15

Friday, June 19, 2015

The HSE Annual Report and Accounts summarises HSE’s performance during 2014/15.

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National recycling company fined after worker loses arm

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A national recycling firm has been fined for safety failings, which resulted in an agency worker losing his arm.

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Steel firm fined after teenage apprentice broke his leg

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Site Hire Services Ltd of Tunstall, Stoke on Trent was fined for safety failings after a worker broke his leg. 

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Essex firm in court following unsafe asbestos removal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

An Essex asbestos removal contractor has been fined for a series of failings after asbestos debris was found at a home in Amersham.

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Farm fined for fracturing gas pipeline

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A Lincolnshire based farm, run by W. & A.C. Rose (Farms) Ltd in Fillingham was fined for serious safety failings that led to a gas pipe being fractured, putting lives at risk.

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Asbestos behaviour change campaign scoops top award

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

HSE’s ‘Beware Asbestos’ safety campaign received a gold award for innovation at this year’s Institute of Promotional Marketing (IPM) Awards.

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Warwickshire firm fined after worker fell from scaffolding

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Roger Smith Installations Limited of Bulkington, Warwickshire has been prosecuted after a worker fell four metres causing bleeding on the brain, damage to his lungs and ribs.

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Company in court after worker crushed under forklift truck

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has been prosecuted after a father-of-two died when a metal frame being loaded onto a lorry trailer fell on top of him.

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Case 368 – Charity shop refuse baby bath donation

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A charity shop refused the donation of a plastic baby bath because ‘health and safety’ meant that the new purchaser could sue if their baby slipped and was injured while using it.

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Construction firm fined after workers injured

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

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Essex County Council fined over fall at rock-climbing centre

Monday, June 15, 2015

Essex County Council has been fined after a novice climber plunged seven and a half metres from an indoor rock face at a climbing centre in Harlow.

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CDM 2015 Training: the role of the Principal Designer – London, 7 July 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

CDM 2015 introduces a new role of the Principal Designer. This HSL/HSE event is designed to provide an introduction to this role and will be delivered by an ex-HSE Principal Construction Inspector with over 20 years’ experience.

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ICE Health and Safety 2015 ‘Collaborative Construction’ – London, 30 June

Monday, June 15, 2015

HSE’s Chief Inspector of Construction and HSL will present at the ICE Health and Safety Conference with this years theme of ‘collaboration’. The audience will represent major UK construction clients, contractors and designers.

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Solihull firm fined after worker was crushed

Monday, June 15, 2015

Solihull based car part manufacturer,TRW Ltd was fined on Monday 15 June 2015 after a worker was crushed between a forklift truck and a trailer suffering serious injuries.

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Engineering firm fined over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

 A precision engineering firm have been fined after an incident in which an employee was seriously hurt. 

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Llandudno builder jailed for exposing workers to asbestos

Friday, June 12, 2015

 A builder has been jailed for exposing workers to asbestos while working at a commercial unit on a Colwyn Bay industrial estate.

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Death of young worker leads to court for recycling company

Friday, June 12, 2015

A recycling company in South Devon has been sentenced for serious safety breaches after a worker was killed after likely being thrown from a six-tonne dumper truck. 

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Recycling company sentenced over worker injury

Friday, June 12, 2015

A company specialising in the recycling of waste plastic was fined today after a worker was injured when he fell from an industrial sized waste bin. 

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