Legislation update for October 2017 and beyond

Barbour and SHP provide guidance on the most important legislative changes in 2017. Read More

Red sun: charity ‘deeply concerned’ by toxic Saharan dust

A leading charity has raised concern about the Saharan dust that arrived in parts of the UK yesterday , and told suffers to 'stay indoors' during the unusual weather. Read More

£1.3m fine for pressure test failure that caused serious injury

Three companies have been sentenced after an employee suffered serious fractures to his leg. Read More

Cornish handyman gets 14 month suspended sentence for potentially fatal gas work

A handyman from Cornwall has been sentenced after conducting gas work and leaving it in an unsafe condition. Read More

Eyesight loss and skull fractures after tree work not properly planned

A self-employed tree worker has been fined after an employee suffered serious head injuries. Read More

£500k fine after telehandler death incident

A worker died after being struck by a reversing telehandler while he was crossing a work yard. Read More

‘Living in the Sky’ – assessing the annual Capital health and safety lecture

The Capita annual health and safety lecture is always a highlight in the calendar, and this year was no exception - the topic for 2017 being “Living in the Sky”. Read More

£95k fine for work at height failures

Specialist building services firm West Hill Projects Ltd has been fined more than £95,000 after a worker fell from height. Read More

What is personal safety?

In the second of its series of blog posts, the Suzy Lamplugh Trust looks at the issue of personal safety in the workplace. Read More

Video: court stories this week in 60 seconds

All the top court stories for health and safety this week in a brief 60 second video. Read More

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