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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 …

The Health & Safety Executive comments on the Big Ben conservation project

The Health & Safety (HSE) releases statement regarding the upcoming programme of complex renovation work on Big Ben. “People’s health should not…

Companies plead guilty to breaching Work at Height Regulations after sub-contractor’s fatal 7 meter fall

On 20 July 2012, the sub-contractor working for Quality 1st Building Services Ltd was undertaking remedial work to a roof at a domestic property …

Big Ben’s Great Clock will fall silent for essential conservation works

On Monday 21 August at noon, Big Ben’s famous Great Clock chimes will sound for the last time before major conservation works are carried out …

Company pleads guilty to breaching CDM regulations after scaffold collapse

The collapse narrowly avoided an office worker but resulting in serious damage to parked cars. Swanage and Dorset Scaffolding and Roofing Limited pleaded …

Icon Process Systems Ltd in court after worker fell 3.5m from water treatment tank

The Icon Process Systems Ltd employee sustained bruising to the brain and broke his wrist in several places after falling from an unsecured ladder leaning..

Farm Safety Week 2017 Day 3 – Hard-hitting farm safety stories

Transporting and stacking large hay bales has, in recent years, resulted in numerous injuries to and deaths of operators of the machinery or people nearby..

Warrington coach fabricator fined for health and safety offences after apprentice fractured ribs and ruptured spleen

Bespoke Bodies Ltd of Grange Hardwick, Warrington, pleaded guilty after the 25 year old apprentice worker from Orford, fell 30ft through fragile skylight…

Gillian Rutter elected as first female chair of tower industry body PASMA

Gillian Rutter is a keen advocate of encouraging more women into the access industry. Gillian was one of the first women to successfully complete PASMA’s industry standard ‘Towers for Users’ training course, aged just 17…

Grenfell Tower Fire: Safety organisations will meet with Government to discuss fire regulations

Leading safety bodies will meet ministers for talks on UK building and fire regulations in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster. RoSPA, IOSH and …