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
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
The HSE has released its figures for 2018/19 RIDDOR fatalities, and it’s not good news for the UK workforce. Are we doing enough? If we were forced to pick some good news from the figures, it would simply be that matters have not got any worse.
It’s that time of the year, when, as we leave work or get home, we can smell someone nearby enjoying the BBQ we wish we had the energy to organise. Finally, summer is here! The beers are in the fridge, the icebox is full, and the dregs of
In June, non-compliance cost the uk: Nine lives Nine injuries Silica dust exposure resulting in silicosis 64 months' imprisonment 600 hours of community service £6,925,408.33 in fines £1,441,303.03 in costs Will you be next? Company
In May, non-compliance cost the UK: Six lives16 injuriesWidespread asbestos exposure162 weeks' imprisonment530 hours of community service£3,201,939 in fines£1,550,603 in costs Will you be next? Self-employed plumber sentenced after
What is Display Screen Equipment (DSE)? DSE stands for Display Screen Equipment, this includes various electrical items that an employee may use such as laptops, personal computers (PCs), tablets, and smartphones. From this, the Health and