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…

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 …

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 …

BOHS comments on the latest health and safety statistics

BOHS CEO Simon Festing speaks to HSE International about the latest industry statistics and reducing the burden and human cost of work-related ill health …

BBC Studioworks in court after contractor Eric Ihoeghinlan suffered multiple injuries

Eric Ihoeghinlan fell through a lighting grid hatch while recovering electrical cables for BBC Studioworks Ltd during a de-rigging operation …

IOSH says Government’s Industrial Strategy begins taking the “right steps”

The new Industrial Strategy aims to improve productivity and according to IOSH, “begins to take the right steps to enhance worker protection” …

Liddell’s Bakery HSE fine

Injury leads to amputation after unguarded mixer catches Liddell’s baker’s wedding ring

The Liddell’s Bakery worker was trapped in a food-mixing machine that broke bones in his left arm and resulted in an operation to remove his ring finger …

Howden Joinery fined £1.2m after agency driver Richard Brown fatally crushed

Richard Brown was delivering kitchen worktops to a Howden Joinery Ltd site in Workington, when an overloaded forklift truck toppled and fatally crushed …

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