HSE International

Celebrate RoSPA’s 100th birthday at this year’s Safety & Health Expo

Join in with RoSPA’s centenary celebrations and enjoy a host of expert advice, discounted training and services, and giveaways from the safety charity…

Pyeroy Ltd fined after MEWP incident leads to death of worker Keith Stevens

In October 2013, Pyeroy Ltd employee Keith Stevens was helping to dismantle temporary roofing at Devonport Naval Base using a MEWP…

Worker punctures lungs falling 8m through Salford storage shed roof

The man fell through a timber storage shed roof in 2016 and suffered multiple injuries including a broken leg, elbow and ribs. He punctured his lungs and also had his spleen removed as a result of the fall…

ISO 14001: Environmental management brought to SMEs with new ISO handbook

ISO 14001:2015, Environmental management systems – A practical guide for SMEs has recently been updated, taking into account the latest edition of…

Vertellus fined after uncontrolled chemical fire involving Vitride

In May 2014, the large fire at a Vertellus premises involved large quantities of dangerous substances including Vitride, and was declared a major incident..

Hard line HSE prosecution strategy may push firms into bankruptcy

Companies could face bankruptcy from fines for health and safety offences (up to £4m for medium sized firms), while also bearing the cost of contested cases

TGI Friday’s Trafford Centre restaurant fined £60k after chef suffers burns from boiling oil

TGI Friday’s was prosecuted on behalf of Trafford Council for failing to meet health and safety standards after a chef was burnt on the shin and foot…

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…

ISO 22000: Revision of food management standard moves one step closer

Revision is ongoing for ISO 22000 on food safety management systems, which has just reached the Draft International Standard (DIS) stage…