HSE International

Mates in Mind takes the next step with construction industry roll out

Mates in Mind, an initiative created with the aim of improving the health and mental wellbeing of the UK construction industry’s workforce, has now been rolled out …

MRS Training & Rescue – Over 100 Years’ Experience

With over 100 years’ experience and sites throughout the UK, MRS Training & Rescue are experts in providing a wide range of health and safety services …

Drinks dispenser gas supplier in court after cylinder explosion causes serious injury

J & R Gases, a beverage gas supply company, has been fined after a gas cylinder exploded, leaving a worker with life-changing leg injuries…

Olympic Varnish Company fined after employee suffered burns

The Olympic Varnish Company worker suffered burn injuries following a fire caused by use of highly flammable liquid to clean rollers on a coating machine …

Ilfracombe landlord Allan King sentenced after endangering tenants with unsafe gaswork

In September 2016, Allan King replaced a boiler at his rented property despite have no training in gas work and not being registered with Gas Safe Register

LKAB Minerals (Richmond) Ltd fined after worker lost fingers when a gate fell onto his hand

Two LKAB Minerals workers were attempting repairs to a gate weighing over 400kg and using a forklift. A four leg lifting chain that was too long slipped …

Train Safe Campaign 2017 set to give tradesmen complimentary asbestos awareness training

UKATA announces the start of its annual Train Safe, Work Safe, Keep Safe Campaign designed to keep small businesses and sole traders safe from asbestos…

Farm Safety Week 2017: Danger in the driving seat

NFU Vice-president and chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Guy Smith says: “…40% of all farm workers who have lost their lives in agriculture over the past decade were workplace machinery-transport related…

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 …