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Event management firm guilty of safety failings

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Read More

Concrete company fined after welder loses four fingers

A concrete production company has been fined £400,000 after a welder lost four fingers during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More

Risk reduction strategies retailers should buy into

Julie-Anna Smith, Head of Consulting Services at safety and certification expert, Bureau Veritas, advises on why a diligent, robust risk management strategy is something retailers need to invest in. Read More

National Grid fined following worker’s death

An electricity and gas utility company has been fined after a worker was killed on Winslow Road in East Claydon. Read More

Bam Nuttall fined after inappropriate lifting operation injured worker

Bam Nuttall has been fined more than £800,000 after a worker suffered three fractured vertebrae when he was hit on the head by a large expanded polystyrene block after it slipped from an excavator bucket. Read More

Timber fell ten metres onto 3-year-old

A self-employed builder has been given a suspended jail sentence after a three-year-old girl suffered severe head injuries when a length of timber fell on her whilst it was being hoisted up the outside of a scaffold. Read More

Company failed to undertake safety checks

A granite worktop manufacturer has been fined after failing to ensure that lifting equipment was examined and maintained to ensure it was safe to use. Read More

‘Impractical and unsafe’ forklift use

A telecommunication inspection and maintenance company has been fined after a forklift truck overturned during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More

Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd facing prosecution

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd (DRDL) that it will commence legal proceedings against the company for offences under LOLERRegulation 8. Read More

Renault safety breach: Workers exposed to dangerous equipment

Car manufacturer Renault has been fined after serious safety breaches relating to faulty vehicle lifts. Read More



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Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet

Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time