HSE International

Demolition company fined after worker struck by concrete panel

A contracted demolition company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a concrete spandrel panel weighing 500kg…

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 – Stress: are we coping?

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) 2018 focuses on stress; how we can tackle it and help improve our mental health…

Farming duo fined after death of haulage contractor

Partners of Suffolk based farm F S Watts and Sons have been sentenced after a haulage contractor was killed by an overhead power line strike…

Construction company fined after employee crushed by dumper

A groundworks company has been fined after employee suffers multiple internal injuries when a dumper pinned him to a pile of concrete stacks during excavation work …

Health & Safety Executive and Lloyd’s Register Foundation announce ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’ programme

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) are running an ambitious new programme, ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’, which aims to substantially improve health and safety and ultimately save lives …

Oil and gas operators challenged on hydrocarbon releases (HCRs)

With the thirtieth anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster approaching, the Health Safety Executive contacts offshore oil and gas production operators regarding gas releases in the North Sea…

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 …

Civil engineering company fined after worker Darren Richardson fatally crushed

RMB Contractors Ltd worker Darren Richardson was crushed between a 21-tonne tracked excavator and a stationary dumper truck in December 2014 …

Engineering company worker loses leg after forklift accident

The Puma Engineering and Construction Limited employee was seriously injured and lost his leg from the knee down after he was hit by a forklift truck …

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 …

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