There are five steps in a compliant risk assessment: Identify the hazards;Decide who may be harmed and how;Assess the risks and control them;Record the findings; andComplete reviews of the risk assessment. Identifying hazards is the first step
What happened In recent court proceedings, an engineering company has been found liable for an accident that caused severe crush injuries to an employee. On the 11th of April 2018, the employee in question was injured after attempting to light the
What happened In recent court proceedings, a recycling company has been found liable for an accident which resulted in the loss of multiple fingers for an employee. On the 2nd of October the worker, who had spent just eight weeks at the company
What happened? In recent court proceedings, a self-employed gas contractor and his son have been found liable following a gas explosion in Glasgow from which they both received serious burn injuries. On the 3rd of August 2016, Kenneth Ewen was
What happened In recent court proceedings, a serious fall from height has been prosecuted. On the 30th of July 2018, Mr Francis Yardy and his apprentice were undertaking routine electrical repairs at a potato storage warehouse near Ely. The job
What happened? In recent court proceedings, a company has been found liable for the death of a worker struck by an excavator. During the night shift on a construction site in Stratford, Kevin Campbell, a site operative, was fatally struck by an
A ruthless killer One of the biggest causes of death and disability in the UK is strokes. Strokes cause around 32,000 deaths in England every year and whilst the number is still high, it has been cut in half over the past 15 years.
What happened In recent court proceedings, an events management company has been fined for failure to provide safe working conditions during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. On the 5th of July 2018 employees at