HSE International

Health & Safety Executive releases annual workplace fatality figures

Today, the HSE releases its annual workplace fatality figures, which exclude deaths on non-rail transport and those caused by occupational diseases…

SUEZ fined after recycling worker scalded by hot ash and water

The worker was injured on 17 October 2014, when he was seriously scalded by hot ash and water at the Stockton-on-Tees site of SUEZ…

Carrington Workwear – A Reputation for Innovation

Tracing production back to the dawn of the industrial revolution, Carrington is the largest producer of workwear fabrics in the UK. Over 35 million metres…

Hitchen Foods fined £2m after falling plastic bales kill worker

In February 2015, Jacek Adamowicz was cleaning a storage yard when several plastic bales weighing 703kg fell towards him, trapping him against the ground…

Hague Construction fined after death of worker Daniel Yeowell

Daniel Yeowell had been installing drainage boxes at Langley Green Primary School when he was struck by a concrete drainage cover. He suffered severe head injuries…

Nottinghamshire Council fined £1m after disabled man hit by tractor at Rufford Abbey County Park

The tractor collided with the disabled man at Rufford Abbey Country Park while he was on a guided walk. Collecting branches, the driver could not see…

Recycling company fined after worker crushed by roller shutter door

In April 2015, the Recresco employee was injured when the door’s roller barrel fell on him, resulting in three cracked ribs and a damaged spleen…

Construction Director jailed after waste fireball burns young worker

The worker was instructed to stand on top of a skip to pour flammable thinners onto burning waste. The thinners ignited into a fireball and blew the worker off the skip, causing substantial burns…

Man killed after collision with heavy goods vehicle at UPM Shotton Paper Mill, Deeside Industrial Estate

North Wales Police were called to the UPM Shotton Paper Mill on Monday (6 Feb) after reports of the collision. The man was declared dead by paramedics…

Royal College of Physicians achieves ISO14001 Certification

To achieve this prestigious accreditation the RCP undertook a number of initiatives to improve its facilities, including new energy efficient LED lighting…