HSE International

Civil engineering company fined after worker Darren Richardson fatally crushed

RMB Contractors Ltd worker Darren Richardson was crushed between a 21-tonne tracked excavator and a stationary dumper truck in December 2014 …

Kirkbean farming firm prosecuted after boy, 8, loses part of his leg

The boy, 8, was sat on a all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on Airdie farm, Kirkbean. He fell from the ATV and was later found with injuries to his lower right leg ..

Farm Safety Week 2017: Danger in the driving seat

NFU Vice-president and chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Guy Smith says: “…40% of all farm workers who have lost their lives in agriculture over the past decade were workplace machinery-transport related…

Day 2 of Farm Safety Week 2017 – Putting Safety in the Driving Seat

Tuesday of Farm Safety Week focuses on machinery & transport – Poorly used or faulty vehicles and machinery are a major cause of death and injury on farms ..

West Coast Corrugated in court after reversing fork lift truck struck worker

West Coast Corrugated Ltd failed to consider the risk created by vehicles and pedestrians operating in the same area. The company pleaded guilty to breach..

A-SAFE: All Eyes on Facility Safety

Mixing vehicles and pedestrians in the workplace increases the risk of potential accidents. Traffic management systems from A-SAFE added to existing facilities create transformational benefits…

£475K fine for HGV company ATE Truck and Trailer, after death of worker William Price

On 21 Feb 2013, William Price suffered fatal head injuries when he was struck by the roof of a trailer he was dismantling for ATE Truck and Trailer Sales…

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…

DHL and JCB fined after 770kg trolley carrying hydraulic rams struck worker

DHL and JCB have both been fined after worker, Michael Addison, was seriously injured by falling machinery at the JCB World Headquarters in 2013…

EU transport ministers back ‘ambitious’ vehicle safety improvements

Improved vehicle safety standards are critical to reducing deaths and serious injuries, but the EU’s rules have not been updated since 2009…