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Watling Tyres Director cleared over death of tyre fitter Matthew Hoare

Andrew Wright, 58, was on trial for failing to implement health and safety guidelines at the garage, having denied two charges of failing in his duty under Health and Safety legislation.

Large UK companies feel the heat of bigger fines for breaches of health and safety law

Over the past two years, the British Safety Council has argued that the planned changes to the sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences would result in significantly greater fines.

McCain Foods fined for safety failings after employer almost severs arm

The major frozen food manufacturer has been fined £800,000 for safety failings after an employee nearly lost his arm at its Whittlesey factory.

International Safety Award 2016 sector winners and health and safety champions announced

The organisations that were judged ‘best in sector’ and the individual champions in the 2016 International Safety Awards were announced at a Gala Dinner held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 6 May 2016.

Construction workers win £10M in payouts after ‘blacklisting’ legal battle

256 construction workers are set to share more than £10m in compensation following a lengthy legal battle over the biggest ‘blacklisting’ scandal in UK construction industry.

Preparation, careful documentation and teamwork is key for sports event safety, says IOSH

Teamwork, thorough planning and knowing how to deal with incidents as they arise is an integral part of ensuring spectators’ safety at major sporting events, according to IOSH.

Deb gel glove

Unique Protective Cream Improves Health and Comfort for Glove-Wearers

The world’s first hand-health, under glove gel for occupational glove-wearers launched by Deb and Ansell.

UK’s Most Considerate Sites revealed

Four constructors triumph at Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Awards 2016.

HSE APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN

From 1 May, Martin Temple replaces Dame Judith Hackitt as HSE Chair.

ALTRINCHAM BUILDING CONTRACTOR SENTENCED OVER BLOCK COLLAPSE

A Cheshire building company has been sentenced for safety failings at a building site in Altrincham where they were building residential houses and apartments.