HSE International

Firm and Director fined after worker fell over 20ft while erecting scaffolding

The man, 20, was climbing a 25ft ladder carrying a 16ft scaffold pole weighing about 20kg. He suffered multiple fractures to his right leg and ankle…

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…

ISO 52000: Leading the way on clean energy building standards

ISO 52000 contains a detailed method of assessing energy performance as the total primary energy used for heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation and domestic hot water of buildings…

Survey: Over 1 in 2 electrotechnical businesses say CSR boosts staff retention

In a new survey from the ECA and CCS, 51% of electrotechnical businesses said that engagement with CSR helps to ‘improve staff retention and recruitment’…

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…

RAMS Boards – H&S Culture: Get On Board

RAMS Boards are mobile, modular, multi-purpose health and safety stations that deliver clear and accessible information along with consumable PPE. Read our Q & A with Marcin Nowak, Director at RAMS Boards…

Survey: 1 in 2 Buyers require CSR in Procurement process

New findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association and Considerate Constructors Scheme highlight growing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…

Ireland: Considerate Constructors Scheme launches first international registered site

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is now international, having launched its first registered site in Ireland. John Sisk & Son is the first contractor to..

Construction companies fined after worker John Small killed by reversing vehicle

John Small, employed by Steve Hoskin Construction, was working at a site in Dawlish, Devon, when was crushed by a reversing telescopic material handler…

HTC Wolffkran crane strikes even closer as pay dispute continues

After six hours of peace talks, HTC Wolffkran, the UK’s largest tower crane operator, insisted it would only increase its offer by just 0.5 per cent…

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