HSE International

National Farm Safety Week – HSE Chair Martin Temple encourages the agricultural sector to #HelpGBWorkWell

National Farm Safety Week (24–28 July) comes just after the release of HSE’s annual fatality statistics. The year’s figures highlight a poor record…

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…

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…

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…

1 man dies and 2 others injured in Cardiff church collapse

A man has died and two others injured after being trapped in rubble when a church collapsed near a railway line in, Splott, Cardiff. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service workers are trying to recover the body…

Rock Fall – Family Footwear Firm Step Up Again to Win National Award

After achieving 3 awards at the International Professional Clothing Awards, safety footwear manufacturer Rock Fall succeeds once again, winning at the NFBAs

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 …

Aldi fined £1 million after delivery driver loses toes in “horrific” accident

The driver sustained severe foot injuries while operating a powered pallet truck at the Aldi store in Somercotes, Derbyshire. He fractured all his toes…

Survey reveals Junior doctors risking lives in car accidents after night shifts

Many of the 2,231 respondents of the survey, A national survey of the effects of fatigue on trainees in anaesthesia in the UK, reported having accidents…