HSE International

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…

Hugh Dennis celebrates leading business success hosting ECA Awards Gala Dinner 2017

Eight top-performing businesses from across the engineering and electrotechnical services industry have scooped honours at this year’s ECA Awards…

Thermal Engineering Ltd fined after worker Chris Davis injured his hand on metalworking lathe

Chris Davis, 63, was working at the Thermal Engineering Ltd site in Royson, when his hand became entangled in a manually operated metalworking lathe…

#Project18 – ECA launches new Wiring Regulations Campaign

#Project18, a new campaign to raise awareness of the 18th edition of the Wiring Regulations (BS 7671), has been launched by the ECA. Bitesize video updates and a survey…

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…

CMF fined after worker, Richard Laco, fatally crushed by concrete staircase

Richard Laco had been contracted by CMF to work on the Frances Crick Institute project. He was fatally crushed on 6 November 2013 by a concrete staircase that was in the process of being installed…

One worker injured “every week” on AWPR bypass

A new report reveals that on average, at least one labourer a week has been hurt since the commencement of the £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project…

A&P Group: Quality & Safety Driven Engineering Excellence

A&P Group is a global ship repair, defence, conversion and marine specialist and the largest ship repair and conversion company in the UK. HSEQ Manager Pia Elliott tells us more…

Prosecution for Contractor and Director after worker dies in six storey lift shaft fall

The man was not wearing a harness and died instantly when the chain supporting the lift car broke. Another worker survived but sustained serious injuries…

BS 8888:2017 – UK’s national standard for engineering drawings revised

BS 8888:2017 – Technical product documentation and specification updates the UK’s national framework standard for engineering drawings and geometrical tolerancing…