electrical safety


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

‘Gobsmacked’: Louise Taggart on being named SHP’s Most Influential person

‘Gobsmacked’: One year on, SHP catches up with 2018's Most Influential Person in health & safety, Louise Taggart. Read More

Working at height: Electrical contractor in court for uncovered floor hatches

An Aberdeen electrical company which was contracted to rewire and install new heating systems in Aberdeenshire Council properties has been fined for failing to put in place adequate barriers and physical warning signs around open floor hatches in a residential property. Read More

Two firms fined after demolition worker receives electrical burns

Two companies have been fined after a worker received serious electrical burns during demolition work. Read More

Workers at risk from strikes to the UK’s utility infrastructure

The unintentional striking of underground assets, such as cables and pipelines, can cause life-changing injuries to construction workers. Therefore, asset owners and local authorities have a duty of care to better protect those working on the frontline, as well as the general public. Read More

UK Power Networks launches safety pledge

The UK’s biggest electricity distributor has urged companies to sign up to its new safety campaign designed to cut the risk of accidents. Read More

Safety champ is a shining star for apprentices

A Tolworth electricity worker who coaches safety with apprentices who are training to keep the lights on in their communities, has won a national award. Read More

Louise Taggart named SHP’s Most Influential person in health & safety for 2018

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Louise Taggart, Public Speaker, Campaigner and Founder of Michael’s Story as 2018’s ‘Most Influential’ for her work highlighting the personal cost of lax health & safety. Read More

Electrical flashover results in serious burns – foundry fined

A Nottinghamshire foundry has been fined after two employees were seriously burnt following an electrical flashover. BAS Castings Ltd The Read More

Are you adequately protected against electrical accidents?

Do your electrical safety policies and procedures stand up to scrutiny? The IET’s Electrical Safety Management course gives you the Read More



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