HSE International

MRS announces UK expansion of Working at Height training

MRS Training & Rescue has now invested in facilities for height related training courses at five additional centres across the UK …

Engineering company worker loses leg after forklift accident

The Puma Engineering and Construction Limited employee was seriously injured and lost his leg from the knee down after he was hit by a forklift truck …

Construction firms fined £1.2m after tenant fell from balcony and fractured pelvis

The tenant was attempting to gain access to her flat when she fell 5.5m through a fragile cement sheet during refurb work onto the balcony walkway below …

MRS Training & Rescue – Safe in our hands

HSE International presents an exclusive interview with confined space training experts MRS Training & Rescue. For over 100 years, MRS Training & Rescue …

BBC Studioworks in court after contractor Eric Ihoeghinlan suffered multiple injuries

Eric Ihoeghinlan fell through a lighting grid hatch while recovering electrical cables for BBC Studioworks Ltd during a de-rigging operation …

Boundary Scaffolding prosecuted after worker Jamie Mines was electrocuted

In 2016, Jamie Mines suffered a severe electric shock erecting scaffolding that touched overhead power lines. He had to have four limbs amputated after …

TUC publishes new fire safety guidance following Grenfell tragedy

New fire safety guidance from the TUC details fire safety law, assessment requirements, and the implementation of policies to prevent and protect workers…

Manslaughter charges for men in connection with death of carpenter David Clark

Michael Holland, 69, and Grant Oakes, 46, were found guilty and sentenced to nine months in prison respectively, after the death of David Clark in 2014 …

Scaffold inspectors in court after fake certificates lead to worker fracturing spine

The scaffolding had been signed off as safe for use by Stephen Harper and Garry Arnold. Both men appeared at Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court …

Iceland fined £2.5 million after death of worker, Tony Hopkins, at Rotherham store

Iceland Foods has been fined £2.5 million after contractor Tony Hopkins, 58, fell 3m through a suspended ceiling and died as a result of his injuries …