maintenance


Firm fined for ‘accident waiting to happen’

Killarney Plaza Hotel lift collapsed four floors with five people inside. Read More

Inquest rules golf buggy lake death as ‘accidental’

An inquest jury has found that the death of 20-year-old Oliver Floyd, who drowned after a weed spraying buggy toppled […] Read More

FM focus: Repair and maintenance

The facilities manager will typically have full responsibility for a building or site’s plant and equipment, in addition to the […] Read More

The ‘Spider-men’ of London’s changing skyline

  By Stuart Alcock, Site Services Manager at Total Access, part of the Arco family Did you know that window […] Read More

Aldi fined £100k for first health and safety conviction

Supermarket chain Aldi and contractors Wilkinson Maintenance have been fined after an unsecured smoking shelter was blown by the wind, […] Read More

Companies fined after woman gets leg trapped in escalator

Multinational lift maker Otis has been fined £240,000 after a 23-year-old woman was seriously injured when her leg became trapped […] Read More

New access equipment guidance from SAEMA

‘Using permanently installed suspended access equipment’ is a new guidance document from SAEMA, the Specialist Engineering & Maintenance Association that […] Read More

Extra safety precaution for maintenance workers – Bilco

Access products company Bilco has launched its new Step Over Stair range, which it claims provides a safe means of […] Read More

Families distressed after witnessing horrifying fairground collapse, court hears

The owner and operator of a poorly-maintained fairground ride has been fined after it collapsed sending two teenage boys hurtling from the car. Read More

Motorcyclist left paralysed after collision with traffic signs

A road maintenance firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a motorcyclist was left paralysed following a collision with traffic signs. Read More



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