HSE International

Landlord David Corry in court after ignoring gas safety Improvement Notices

Staffordshire-based landlord David Corry given suspended prison sentence after failing to provide evidence of gas safety checks despite warnings from HSE …

Construction firms fined £1.2m after tenant fell from balcony and fractured pelvis

The tenant was attempting to gain access to her flat when she fell 5.5m through a fragile cement sheet during refurb work onto the balcony walkway below …

dhf calls on Government to enforce fire doorsets following Grenfell tragedy

The Door & Hardware Federation calls for Building Regulations updates and for UK government to enforce complete use of doorsets in fire compartmentation …

Triumph for Considerate Constructors Scheme National Award Winners 2017

On 2 and 3 November, the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s Most Considerate Companies and Suppliers were crowned at this year’s National Awards in London …

Berkeley Homes – Built for Success

HSE International interviews Karl Whiteman, Berkeley Homes, about health, safety, house building, and winning the RoSPA Sir George Earle Trophy 2017 …

Unlicensed contractor fined for unlawful asbestos removals

Mark John Gibson of High View, Bridgend, was contracted to remove asbestos containing materials from properties on two occasions while unlicensed to do so..

TUC publishes new fire safety guidance following Grenfell tragedy

New fire safety guidance from the TUC details fire safety law, assessment requirements, and the implementation of policies to prevent and protect workers…

Latest government tests show cladding materials don’t meet regulations

The additional test of cladding, consisting of Aluminium Composite Material cladding and fire retardant polyethylene filler with phenolic foam insulation …

Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test

The latest wall cladding combination tested as part of the government’s series of large-scale fire safety tests has passed and meets current Building Regulations guidance…

Companies plead guilty to breaching Work at Height Regulations after sub-contractor’s fatal 7 meter fall

On 20 July 2012, the sub-contractor working for Quality 1st Building Services Ltd was undertaking remedial work to a roof at a domestic property …

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