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Triumph for Considerate Constructors Scheme National Award Winners 2017

On 2 and 3 November, the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s Most Considerate Companies and Suppliers were crowned at this year’s National Awards in London …

Engineering firm in court after worker diagnosed with HAVS

The employee, 29, working at Taylor Engineering and Plastics Limited, was exposed to vibration from tools used to sand components. An investigation …

Otto Simon – Award Winning Engineering Solutions

Chris Bridgland, Managing Director at Otto Simon Ltd discusses award winning engineering excellence in the coke/steel, industrial and process sectors …

Sowga® – Delivering Innovation, Energy Efficiency & Compliance in Buildings

HSE International speaks to Aaron Giudice of Sowga® Ltd about ‘Integrated Engineering Solutions’ that protect and improve the built environment …

Big Ben silenced – a necessary precaution or health and safety gone mad?

Paul Vickers, Health and Safety Advisor with the ELAS Group, gives opinion on the silencing of Big Ben following media reports of a health and safety “excuse” …

Tata Steel fined £1m after uncontrolled release of toxic substances

In June 2011, a large quantity of toxic Benzole was released at a Tata Steel site in Scunthorpe. Appropriate safety measures had not been taken to prevent ..

Ilfracombe landlord Allan King sentenced after endangering tenants with unsafe gaswork

In September 2016, Allan King replaced a boiler at his rented property despite have no training in gas work and not being registered with Gas Safe Register

Wakefield engineering firm in court after agency worker injures hand on lathe

Hallamshire Engineering Service Ltd of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974…

Steel company fined £1m after oxygen pipe explosion

The Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering Limited worker, 57, suffered life changing injuries after the explosion in 2013. He received third degree burns…

Two companies fined after electrical worker suffers extensive burns

The man, employed by Park, Gate and Company Ltd (PGC), cut a live cable while carrying out electrical work and suffered burns to his face, arms and hands…