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 …

MRS Training & Rescue – Safe in our hands

HSE International presents an exclusive interview with confined space training experts MRS Training & Rescue. For over 100 years, MRS Training & Rescue …

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 …

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 …

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…

Manslaughter charges for men in connection with death of carpenter David Clark

Michael Holland, 69, and Grant Oakes, 46, were found guilty and sentenced to nine months in prison respectively, after the death of David Clark in 2014 …

Security Industry Authority – Buying Manned Security Services

Dave Humphries, Director of Partnerships and Interventions at the Security Industry Authority, discusses ensuring quality in the UK’s private security industry …

Which? tests reveals unsafe smoke alarm that fails to detect smoke

New Which? smoke alarm tests reveal that an expensive, smart smoke alarm failed to detect smoke in two fire situations and is named a Don’t Buy…

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 …

NCA steps up response to modern slavery and human trafficking

Modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) in the UK is more prevalent than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA). Figures …