Common Workplace Hazards


Hairdressers ‘7 times more likely’ to have accidents at work than manual trades

Retail and lifestyle professions more likely to have accidents than manual trades, report claims. Read More

Hand injury ‘easily’ avoidable

Sheffield firm hit with £5k fine for agency worker injury. Read More

More than fifth of UK firms don’t have road safety policy for workers

More than fifth of firms don't have road safety scheme. Read More

Lack of planning led to work at height failure

A Devon construction firm have been fined after a fall from height. Read More

London firm fined £10k for fall from height

London contractor fined £10k and pays £10k costs for fall from height. Read More

Sentencing guidelines: How Tata Steel successfully appealed £1.98m fine

Angela Southall looks at how Tata Steel reduced its fine. Read More

Sentencing hearing: construction boss jailed after death of two workers

Brentford-based construction firm boss sentenced to 14 months in prison. Read More

Golf company director jailed after lake death

Man died after director chose to not use qualified divers to collect golf balls. Read More

UK-based dancer dies after 100ft fall

Brighton dancer dies in 100ft fall at Mad Cool festival. Read More

Untrained and unsupervised scaffolding worker fell 20ft

St Albans scaffolding firm fined nearly £6000 after worker fell 20ft on-site. Read More



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