HSE International

Stranraer groundwork company fined after worker fractures back falling through fragile skylight

Stranraer based McKeown Groundworks Limited has been fined after a worker fell over seven metres through a fragile roof. He suffered a compression fracture…

RAMS Boards – H&S Culture: Get On Board

RAMS Boards are mobile, modular, multi-purpose health and safety stations that deliver clear and accessible information along with consumable PPE. Read our Q & A with Marcin Nowak, Director at RAMS Boards…

Survey: 1 in 2 Buyers require CSR in Procurement process

New findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association and Considerate Constructors Scheme highlight growing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…

Ireland: Considerate Constructors Scheme launches first international registered site

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is now international, having launched its first registered site in Ireland. John Sisk & Son is the first contractor to..

Construction companies fined after worker John Small killed by reversing vehicle

John Small, employed by Steve Hoskin Construction, was working at a site in Dawlish, Devon, when was crushed by a reversing telescopic material handler…

HTC Wolffkran crane strikes even closer as pay dispute continues

After six hours of peace talks, HTC Wolffkran, the UK’s largest tower crane operator, insisted it would only increase its offer by just 0.5 per cent…

Wallace Roofing and Building fined after worker buried alive in Trench collapse

The trench was being dug at a house renovation in Falkland. When it collapsed, the worker was buried and suffered a broken shoulder, punctured lungs and fractured ribs…

New initiative launched to support mental health agenda in construction

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and Considerate Constructors Scheme launch new initiative to help support mental health agenda in construction…

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…

Hague Construction fined after death of worker Daniel Yeowell

Daniel Yeowell had been installing drainage boxes at Langley Green Primary School when he was struck by a concrete drainage cover. He suffered severe head injuries…