HSE International

Pyeroy Ltd fined after MEWP incident leads to death of worker Keith Stevens

In October 2013, Pyeroy Ltd employee Keith Stevens was helping to dismantle temporary roofing at Devonport Naval Base using a MEWP…

Worker punctures lungs falling 8m through Salford storage shed roof

The man fell through a timber storage shed roof in 2016 and suffered multiple injuries including a broken leg, elbow and ribs. He punctured his lungs and also had his spleen removed as a result of the fall…

PASMA appoints Regional Representative for the Middle East

PASMA, the international not-for-profit authority for the mobile access tower industry, appoints Suresh Kumar as regional representative for the Middle East…

G & S Roofing fined for safety failings despite public reports and prohibition notices

Concerns were raised by members of the public about work at height carried out by G & S Roofing Ltd. The company twice ignored written advice from HSE…

Stranraer groundwork company fined after worker fractures back falling through fragile skylight

Stranraer based McKeown Groundworks Limited has been fined after a worker fell over seven metres through a fragile roof. He suffered a compression fracture…

Employee broke his back after falling 3m through fragile skylight at Venn Farm, Cornwall

Eco NRG Solutions Ltd and director Jon Luke Antonio fined after worker, Lewis Harding, fell through roof at Cornwall farm. No edge protection, netting or…

AIF puts Height Safety First at Safety & Health Expo 2017

Working Well at Height will be the theme of this year’s Access Industry Forum (AIF) stand at the Safety & Health Expo at London’s ExCeL, 20-22 June…

Solar panel firm fined after worker fell 3.5m through roof void

The man suffered injuries including bleeding on the brain, a fractured spleen and fractured ribs. Solarjen Ltd, known as Paul O’Brien Solar Installations…

Two roofing contractors sentenced over unsafe roof replacement work

MKM Fabrications and Clad-It Limited have been fined after workers were put at risk of harm during roof replacement works in Oldham. Concerns were raised…

Worker required back surgery when he fell through fragile roofing

ACG Roofing Limited had been subcontracted by JDB Industrial Roofing Limited to complete re-cladding work on fragile roofing. No nets or guardrails were…