Company fined after fatality involving MEWP

A manufacturing company that specialises in lifting and handling equipment has been fined after an employee died after falling with a work platform onto the M25. Read More

Construction employee sustains multiple fractures after fall from height

A construction firm has been fined after a roof worker fell six metres through a fragile roof sheet whilst working on a barn at a farm. Read More

Farming partnership fined after worker suffered multiple factures

W Gibson & Son was sentenced for safety breaches after a self-employed farm worker fell approximately three metres from a 360-excavator vehicle. Read More

8 common forklift truck hazards managers should look out for

Forklift training provider Mentor reveals some of the most common areas of bad practice that managers should look out for and promptly stamp out. Read More

Costain fined £1.2m after MEWP collapse

Costain has been fined £1.2million after a worker sustained life changing head injuries and a second suffered a leg fracture when their MEWP was struck by a collapsing reinforcement cage during the construction of a road bypass. Read More

BIM: Designing for safe and smart maintenance

Nick Bell and Mike Ford use a case study to offer ideas about how and why BIM is being used to support smart and safe maintenance. Read More

£113k fine after worker fell from dangerous MEWP

A luxury bedroom furniture company has been fined £113,000 after an employee fell more than 2m from a makeshift mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) that had already been deemed 'unacceptable' in a safety audit report from 2006. Read More

£3.8million in fines after factory worker’s death

A manufacturer of large concrete panels and a plant hire company have been sentenced following the death of a worker at a factory. Read More

Maximum jail term for plant hire manager following fatal incident

  The 57-year-old manager of an access plant hire firm has been sentenced to a maximum penalty of two years’ Read More

Worker fractures skull in MEWP incident

A worker suffered serious head injuries when a mobile elevating platform (MEWP) he was working in overturned. Geoffrey Hatton, 49, from Read More

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