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HSE’s refurbishment initiative

National company calls on the construction industry to learn from their mistakes during HSE’s refurbishment initiative Date:15 September ...

Lack of training

Lack of training caused life changing injuries Date: 9 July 2015 Essex tree specialist company, Oak View Tree Specialists Limited, has been ...

Crushed under forklift truck

Company in court after worker crushed under forklift truck Date: 16 June 2015 A Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has been prosecuted ...

Worker was crushed

Solihull firm fined after worker was crushed Date: 15 June 2015 Solihull based car part manufacturer,TRW Ltd was fined on Monday 15 June 2015 ...

Workplace fatalities

HSE releases annual workplace fatalities Date: 1 July 2015 Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s ...

Forklifts injure workers

Produce company in court after reversing forklifts injure workers Date: 18 March 2015 An East Yorkshire produce company has been ordered to pay ...

Directors fine

Directors fined after young worker crushed by dumper Date: 23 December 2014 A 20-year-old man died on his first day at work for a new company ...

Sentenced over forklift death

Recycling firm sentenced over forklift death Date: 18 December 2014 A recycling company has been fined £180,000 after a worker was killed on ...

Forklift accident

Ebbw Vale packaging firm in court over worker’s injuries Date: 19 December 2014 An Ebbw Vale packaging company has been has been fined for ...

Building company fined

Building company fined after employee struck by digger bucket Date: 12 January 2015 A building company has been fined for safety failings after ...

Worker Death

Utility company sentenced for worker death Date: 8 December 2014 Thames Water has been ordered to pay more than £361,000 in fines and costs ...

High dangers

High dangers caught on camera [see HSE ...

Construction Sites Spot Checks

Forty per cent of construction sites fail health and safety spot-checks Date: 12 November 2014 HSE is urging the construction industry to ...

CSCS Green Labourer Card

Green card IOSH Working Safely course gets construction industry recognition Training providers and course delegates across the UK stand to ...

Employee run over by forklift

Nottingham timber firm in court over worker’s injuries Date:1 August 2014 A timber company has been fined after an employee was run over by a ...

LOLER

Firm sentenced for serious safety breaches Date: 26 February 2014 A London firm has been ordered to pay more than £250,000 in fines and costs ...

Suspended prison sentence

Suspended prison sentence for builder after bricklayer paralysed by fall Date: 20 February 2014 A Lincoln builder has been handed a four-month ...

Safety Alert Tower Cranes

Preventing catastrophic failure of luffing jib tower cranes in high winds Health and Safety Executive - Safety Alert Department Name: Field ...

Worker falls from forklift

Cheshire cheese firm fined after worker falls from forklift Date:24 January 2014 A Cheshire cheese manufacturer has been fined for safety ...

Tipper truck death

Widnes firm sentenced over tipper truck death Date: 11 February 2014 A Widnes-based manufacturer has been fined £100,000 after a worker was ...

SAFETY ALERT:

SAFETY ALERT: Genie Z135/70 Mobile Elevated Work Platform Issued – 10 February 2014 Introduction This safety alert is to advise owners and users of ...

Construction skills shortfall

Construction skills shortfall puts 62,000 jobs on the line 5 January 2014 A lack of young talent coming into the construction industry is ...

Forklift Operator Fatality

A fork lift truck driver was killed when the vehicle he was driving overturned and crushed him, an inquest has heard. Mohammed Yasin was working ...

HSE unveils change

HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements Date: 1 October 2013 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to ...

Firm has been sentenced

Firm in court after two workers suffer devastating injuries within a week Date: 27 September 2013 Release No: SCO/XXX/13 A Hampshire-based ...

Worker leg crush injury

Bilston firm fined for worker leg crush injury Date: 8 October 2013 Release No: HSE/M/240/13 A Bilston shotblasting firm has been fined after ...

Young worker's death

Waste recycling firm sentenced over young worker's death Date: 25 September 2013 A Bridgend recycling firm has been ordered to pay £250,000 in ...

Employee crushed

Runcorn boat manufacturer in court after employee crushed Date: 20 September 2013 A Runcorn-based boat manufacturer has been fined after an ...

Skills ‘time bomb

UK construction industry facing skills ‘time bomb’ 27 September 2013 The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has issued a stark warning to ...

Ten year old on scaffolding!

Safety warning after ten-year-old spotted on scaffolding Date: 11 July 2013 Construction workers are being urged not to take their children onto ...

Fall in fatal injuries

New figures show fall in fatal injuries to workers Date: 3 July 2013 The number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen, official ...

Man may lose lower leg

Bradford man may lose lower leg after work injury Date: 1 May 2013 Release No: Y&H/93/13 A Bradford man may need to have his foot and lower leg ...

Boatyard firm fined

Boatyard firm fined for crane danger Date: 28 March 2013 Release No: LSE/71/13 An Isle of Wight boatyard business has been fined for safety ...

Sites fail safety inspections

One in four London construction sites fail safety inspections Date: 4 April 2013 Release No: LSE/73/23 One in four of the construction sites ...

Worker fatally injured

Steel beam falls and fatally injures worker Date: 13 January 2012 Release No: COISE/1301B A specialist crane supplier has been fined £180,000 ...

Council prosecuted

Council prosecuted after school caretaker injured in fall Date: 18 March 2013 A local council has been found guilty of breaching health and safety ...

Firm and a director fined

Company and director fined after worker fell through roof Date: 21 March 2013 Release No: NE/027/13 A County Durham firm and a director have been ...

Building company fined

Barnstaple building company fined for ignoring safety risks Date: 20 March 2013 A Barnstaple construction company has been fined for safety ...

Fine and ban for director

Unsafe work leads to fine and ban for director Date: 11 February 2013 Release No: HSE/M/31/13 The director of a Nottingham building firm has been ...

Suspended prison sentence

Suspended prison sentence for landscape gardener after death of worker Date: 11 January 2013 Release No: HSE/M/08 A Staffordshire landscape ...

Forklift Accident

Two north east firms fined after worker suffered serious head injuries Date: 12 December 2012 Release No: NE/099/12 Two North East firms have ...

Chainsaw injures contractor

Burton builder fined after chainsaw injures contractor Date: 12 December 2012 Release No: HSE/193/12 A Burton upon Trent builder has been fined ...

Roofer caught on camera

Merseyside roofer caught on camera risking lives Date: 13 December 2012 A Merseyside roofer has been fined after he allowed lives to be put at ...

Fined £548,000

Building contractor to pay £548,000 following death of worker Date: 4 October 2012 A building contractor was today ordered to pay a total of ...

Fee for Intervention (FFI)

FFI – what you need to know HSE’s cost recovery scheme, Fee for Intervention (FFI), came into effect on 1 October 2012. You can read all about the ...

Forklift driver's lucky escape

Forklift driver's lucky escape at Hemel warehouse Date: 6 June 201 2A forklift truck driver could have been seriously injured or even killed when ...

Worker's leg amputated

Worker's leg amputated following forklift incident Date: 4 April 2012 A Cardiff-based cargo company has been fined after a lorry driver had part of ...

Liverpool Tower Crane Collapse

Construction firms sentenced over Liverpool crane collapse Date: 9 May 2012 Two construction firms have been sentenced after a crane collapsed onto ...

Worker struck by a fork lift

Yeovil construction company prosecuted after worker hit by fork lift truck Date: 3 May 2012 A Yeovil construction company has been fined after a ...

Ignoring safety warnings

Construction firm fined for repeatedly ignoring safety warnings Date: 26 April 2012 Release No: LON/75/12 A construction company has been fined ...

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