HSE International

#DontGoofOnTheRoof – School’s out, but don’t take “Summer break” literally!

VPS Site Security launches #DontGoofOnTheRoof social media campaign to warn of the risks for children playing on derelict buildings or empty construction sites this summer…

Warrington coach fabricator fined for health and safety offences after apprentice fractured ribs and ruptured spleen

Bespoke Bodies Ltd of Grange Hardwick, Warrington, pleaded guilty after the 25 year old apprentice worker from Orford, fell 30ft through fragile skylight…

Gillian Rutter elected as first female chair of tower industry body PASMA

Gillian Rutter is a keen advocate of encouraging more women into the access industry. Gillian was one of the first women to successfully complete PASMA’s industry standard ‘Towers for Users’ training course, aged just 17…

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 …

Host of top industry bodies back Fire & Security Association Awards

A series of leading bodies from across the fire, emergency and security sector are now supporting this year’s FSA Awards, currently open to nominations …

Experts say increasing penalties for health and safety offences continue with new manslaughter sentencing guidelines

The manslaughter sentencing guidelines are set to contribute to the growing trend of stronger penalties for health and safety offences in the workplace…

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..

Grenfell Tower Fire: Safety organisations will meet with Government to discuss fire regulations

Leading safety bodies will meet ministers for talks on UK building and fire regulations in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster. RoSPA, IOSH and …

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…

Concrete manufacturer fined after worker, Sukhdev Kundi, died 3 years after breaking his spine in fall

Meadows WR LLP (MWR) has been fined after Sukhdev Kundi fell from a stepladder in 2012. He broke his spine in three places, was paralysed from the chest…