HSE International

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust fined £1m following death of John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital, Lincolnshire

John Biggadike, a patient at the NHS Trust hospital, died on 10 April 2012 from internal injuries after falling onto the metal post of a standing aid hoist…

New tougher test for fork lift operators comes into force

From the 1st September, anyone training as a fork lift truck operator will find the test considerably tougher than ever before. The Accrediting Bodies …

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…

West Coast Corrugated in court after reversing fork lift truck struck worker

West Coast Corrugated Ltd failed to consider the risk created by vehicles and pedestrians operating in the same area. The company pleaded guilty to breach..

Engineering firm fined after inadequate controls lead to employees suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

One worker was undertaking a significant amount of grinding and polishing. Despite reporting his HAVS symptoms, his supervisor instructed him to continue…

Road worker who died after being hit by truck in East Kilbride identified as Gary Anderson

A worker who was killed on Saturday after being hit by a truck during resurfacing work in East Kilbride has been identified as 58 year old Gary Anderson…

Maxi Haulage fined £100k after worker suffers crush injuries, including a fractured skull

In 2015, a 6m piece of metal ducting, weighing 28kg, fell from the top deck of a trailer, hitting the worker on his head. Maxi Haulage pleaded guilty to…

Lancashire firm in court after worker fractured ankle when machine toppled over and crushed his leg

Lancashire based company, Spectral Colours Limited (SCL), pleaded guilty of breaching health and safety regulations, was fined £3000 and was ordered to…

Manchester paint manufacturer fined after worker suffers burns cleaning spray booth floor

A cloud of flammable vapour in the spray booth was ignited by the electric motor of the floor scrubber. The man was seriously injured, with 26% burns…

Warburtons fined £1.9m after agency worker Wayne Thorpe injured arm on bread line conveyor belt

CCTV footage revealed that while cleaning the bread line at the Warburtons Eastwood plant, Wayne Thorpe became trapped between a conveyor belt and moulder..