local authorities


Council prosecuted after member of the public killed by falling tree

Staffordshire County Council has been prosecuted for failing to inspect and maintain trees on a public footpath, following the death of a member of the public. Read More

Council fined following employee fatality

The accident occurred when an employee was passing through an automatic gate in the machinery yard when the gate closed on him and he sustained fatal injuries. Read More

Two care provider companies fined and a manager cautioned after employee stabbed

A care agency that supports people with mental health issues, its manager and a care home have been fined after an employee was stabbed by one of its residents. Read More

Tower Hamlets council fined after death of child in playground

A council has been charged with health and safety breaches over the death of a five-year-old girl in a playground and faces a potential £2 million legal bill. Read More

Cheshire Council fined after child falls from height

Cheshire West and Chester Council has been fined after a young child fell almost three metres to the floor from a gap in railings, sustaining serious head injuries. Read More

Ealing Council implements connected IoT approach to fire safety

In a move designed to improve the quality of life and safety of its residents, Ealing Council has made significant investments in the delivery of its housing services across 17,000 of its West London properties. As part of these plans, the council has implemented a connected IoT fire safety solution to allow social housing providers to remotely monitor devices in real time for 24/7 compliance. Read More

Council fined after teacher assaulted by pupil

Luton Borough Council has been sentenced after a teacher was assaulted by a pupil. Read More

HSE urges Blackburn businesses to take five steps to become COVID-secure

The Health and Safety Executive has said it is out and about talking to businesses in Blackburn and the surrounding areas to ensure they are COVID-secure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Council fined following fatality after a tree branch struck a moving vehicle

Wirral Borough Council has been fined after a branch from a tree fell and struck the vehicle of a pregnant mother while she was driving, resulting in injuries to the mother and the loss of her prematurely born baby. Read More

Hampshire County Council fined £1.4m after six-year-old sustains serious head injury

Hampshire County Council has been fined after a six-year-old girl playing on an unsecured street bollard suffered a life-changing head injury. Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

Why smart quality professionals deny serious risks in a post-pandemic world

Feedback from the field: Researching frontline experience

The ROI of safety: Making the business case for safety and health

Lone worker device or app? Which should you choose?

Digitally connecting your EHSQ management