electrical safety


Winter-related hazards – Protecting your workplace this Christmas

With Christmas quickly approaching, wintry weather brings with it a host of related health and safety risks, from slips and trips to electric shocks... Read More

Construction company in court over inadequate health and safety standards

A national construction company has been fined after an unannounced inspection by HSE inspectors found poor welfare standards, dangerous electrical systems and inadequate health and safety provision on site. Read More

Christmas lights safety warning

As we move into the festive season, electricity distributors are reminding people that will be adding Christmas lights to the outside of their homes, to put safety first. Read More

UK Power Networks incorporates extra safety precautions to half a million electricity poles

UK Power Networks has added a unique six-digit number and a QR code to almost 500k electricity poles in the East of England as an extra safety precaution. Read More

Working with electricity: 5 steps to safe practice

Electrical equipment provider, Martindale, launches new, simplified safeguarding process, ALIVE, to help prevent injuries and save lives. Read More

Employee killed in electrical incident

A warehouse management solutions company has been fined after an employee was electrocuted while servicing an air compressor. Read More

HSE warns of electrical safety dangers in farms when reacting to manslaughter case in Warwickshire

The HSE has warned against the severe dangers of inadequate electrical safety systems in farm buildings following a recently concluded prosecution at Warwick Crown Court. Read More

Re-focussing on accidents that don’t need to happen

As the return to work continues and businesses focus on being COVID Secure, Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland, reminds us that none of the risks inherent in construction have vanished and should not be forgotten about. Read More

Firm’s assessments missed vital risks

A company has been fined after failing to protect its self-employed workers from the risk of a cable strike explosion or electrocution. Read More

Multiple safety failings on site leads to fine

A construction company has been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property. Read More



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