HSE International

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 …

Calderdale College – Consistent Achievement

Ray Newell, Health & Safety Manager at Calderdale College speaks to HSE International about consistent achievement and winning the prestigious RoSPA Order of Distinction …

Mike Neesam & Son Ltd prosecuted after Hall Hill Farm wall collapse led to the death builder Steven Ratcliffe

Steven Brian Radcliffe, employee of Mike Neesam & Son, had been working on a refurbishment project on Hall Hill Farm, County Durham, when he was struck…

Three companies fined over £1m after workers exposed to asbestos during refurbishment at school in Waltham Forest

A HSE investigation found that although an asbestos survey was completed at the school, there were multiple caveats and disclaimers which were not checked..

Concrete manufacturer fined after worker, Sukhdev Kundi, died 3 years after breaking his spine in fall

Meadows WR LLP (MWR) has been fined after Sukhdev Kundi fell from a stepladder in 2012. He broke his spine in three places, was paralysed from the chest…

£475K fine for HGV company ATE Truck and Trailer, after death of worker William Price

On 21 Feb 2013, William Price suffered fatal head injuries when he was struck by the roof of a trailer he was dismantling for ATE Truck and Trailer Sales…

Hefty fine for Barroerock Construction after double asbestos failings

Two investigations were undertaken by the HSE in 2013 and 2014, while Barroerock was converting Charter House, a former office building, into flats…

Hatters Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

An unannounced inspection by the HSE at a Hatters Hostel in Manchester found that no asbestos survey had been conducted prior to a basement conversion…

Two companies fined following unsafe asbestos investigation in Surrey

Work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead, Surrey without establishing the location, presence and extent of asbestos containing materials on site…

Free health and safety awareness event for refurb construction workers

Attend a free health and safety awareness event organised by Site Safe Scotland’s Working Well Together campaign and North Lanarkshire Council…

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