HSE International

Royal Mail fined after worker suffered injuries

The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £100,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck in a bundling warehouse.

Darlington man jailed for illegal gas work

A Darlington man has been jailed for carrying out illegal gas work on three occasions.

ISO 45001 Draft International Standard

ISO 45001 draft international standard delayed

Publication of the new international standard for occupational health and safety – ISO 45001 – is likely to be delayed after participating members of the ISO committee ‘disapproved’ its first draft.

AITT accredits

AITT accredits Crown’s operator and engineer training

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (the AITT) has been chosen by major global forklift truck manufacturer Crown Lift Trucks to accredit the company’s internal and external operator training courses in the UK.

Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer fined over injury to worker

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

Watling Tyres Director cleared over death of tyre fitter Matthew Hoare

Andrew Wright, 58, was on trial for failing to implement health and safety guidelines at the garage, having denied two charges of failing in his duty under Health and Safety legislation.

Large UK companies feel the heat of bigger fines for breaches of health and safety law

Over the past two years, the British Safety Council has argued that the planned changes to the sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences would result in significantly greater fines.

McCain Foods fined for safety failings after employer almost severs arm

The major frozen food manufacturer has been fined £800,000 for safety failings after an employee nearly lost his arm at its Whittlesey factory.

International Safety Award 2016 sector winners and health and safety champions announced

The organisations that were judged ‘best in sector’ and the individual champions in the 2016 International Safety Awards were announced at a Gala Dinner held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 6 May 2016.

Construction workers win £10M in payouts after ‘blacklisting’ legal battle

256 construction workers are set to share more than £10m in compensation following a lengthy legal battle over the biggest ‘blacklisting’ scandal in UK construction industry.