HSE International

Company pleads guilty to breaching CDM regulations after scaffold collapse

The collapse narrowly avoided an office worker but resulting in serious damage to parked cars. Swanage and Dorset Scaffolding and Roofing Limited pleaded …

Health & Safety Executive board opportunity to shape future of health and safety

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is recruiting a non-executive board member to represent employee interests and help influence the future direction of the profession…

Lawrence Waterman announced as new Chairman of the British Safety Council

Lawrence Waterman, a passionate health and safety campaigner, has been announced as the new Chairman of the British Safety Council by Chief Executive, Mike Robinson…

RAIB investigation into fatal tram accident near Sandilands Junction, Croydon, continues

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) releases update on the investigation into fatal tram accident that killed seven on 9 November 2016 …

Pleasurewood Hills Fireball ride reopens following health and safety inspections

Six rides in total were closed at UK theme parks. The machines were versions of the KMG Afterburner on which a man was killed and seven people injured …

Grenfell public inquiry must listen to us, say firefighters

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is urging the inquiry team and the government to listen to firefighters, emergency fire control operators and to the FBU itself, regarding the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster ….

Soft toy stuffing company sentenced after worker’s hand was amputated

The Stuffing Plant Ltd (TSP) of Whitelea Grove Industrial Estate, Mexborough, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 …

Crossrail joint venture fined £1m for safety breaches including death of worker, Renè Tkáčik

Renè Tkáčik died after being crushed by falling wet concrete on 7 March 2014. Terence ‘Ian’ Hughes and Alex Vizitiu were also injured within six days of …

Farm Safety Week 2017 – “Working safely with livestock involves much more than being careful…”

Farm Safety Week Day 4: Anglesey farmer Wyn Jones tells his story of how one minor ‘lapse’ of judgement left him with a broken back and an injured shoulder

Farm Safety Week Day 4: Staying safe with Livestock

Farm Safety Week is today (Thursday) challenging the sector to think about improving livestock handling systems and making them safer and more efficient…