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 …

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 …

BOHS comments on the latest health and safety statistics

BOHS CEO Simon Festing speaks to HSE International about the latest industry statistics and reducing the burden and human cost of work-related ill health …

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 …

IOSH says Government’s Industrial Strategy begins taking the “right steps”

The new Industrial Strategy aims to improve productivity and according to IOSH, “begins to take the right steps to enhance worker protection” …

Liddell’s Bakery HSE fine

Injury leads to amputation after unguarded mixer catches Liddell’s baker’s wedding ring

The Liddell’s Bakery worker was trapped in a food-mixing machine that broke bones in his left arm and resulted in an operation to remove his ring finger …

Howden Joinery fined £1.2m after agency driver Richard Brown fatally crushed

Richard Brown was delivering kitchen worktops to a Howden Joinery Ltd site in Workington, when an overloaded forklift truck toppled and fatally crushed …

British Safety Council launches International Safety Awards 2018

The British Safety Council launches its International Safety Awards 2018 with two new award categories – Employee Wellbeing and Health & Safety Innovation ..

Wrexham County Borough Council fined after worker suffers HAVS

Wrexham County Borough Council failed to address HAVS issues despite an audit in 2011 which identified a failure to assess vibration risks to employees …

Unlicensed contractor fined for unlawful asbestos removals

Mark John Gibson of High View, Bridgend, was contracted to remove asbestos containing materials from properties on two occasions while unlicensed to do so..