Construction


Bus company and council fined after passenger death

A local council and a bus company have been fined after a passenger was killed when she was run over by a lorry at the bus station. Read More

Passers-by injured by falling tree

A woman was knocked unconscious by a falling tree and her grandson received minor head injuries while a charitable trust was undertaking tree felling. Read More

Firm fined after ripsaw injury

A building and maintenance company has beenn fined after an employee was injured while operating a ripsaw. Read More

Client and contractor failed to protect workers

RJW Building Solutions Limited, a contractor, a hotel and the client company who arranged the work, have been sentenced after workers disturbed asbestos. Read More

Top 5 most read in September 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in September 2019 includes a 12 months sentence to a landscaping Director and £100,000 fine. Read More

£50k fine after multiple failings led to severe hand injury

Masher Brothers Limited has been sentenced after a trainee worker suffered life-changing injuries when his hand was caught in a rip saw. Read More

Suicide hotlines

A list of trusted suicide prevention resources that we encourage you share around your colleagues and workplace. Read More

Worker suffers multiple fractures in skylight fall

A building company has been fined after a roof worker fell through an unprotected skylight opening. The HSE found roofs on site had no protection. Read More

Easily LED, lighting on construction sites

Choosing effective and energy-efficient LED lighting for construction sites can help ensure workers stay safe and well, day and night, and can save money at the same time, says OnSite Support Director Damian Lynes. Read More

Apple Watch Series 5: Employee health benefits of new Apple Watch

Construction workers, lone worker and employees that suffer with heart conditions, could all benefit from the new features of the Apple Watch Series 5. Read More



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