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Cameron House Hotel fire prosecution: ‘An important precedent for Scottish fire safety’

Lynne Gray, Partner at Burness Paull LP, looks into the recent Cameron House Hotel judgment, which resulted in a £500,000 fine for fire safety failings that led to the deaths of two guests in 2017. 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

Manufacturing firm fined after employee suffers life-changing injury

Employee had right leg amputated after being struck by an unsupported beam during a lifting operation. Read More

Metal supplier fined after employee suffers multiple fractures

A metal supplier has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures to the hand and wrist when he was polishing a metal bar with a manual metalworking lathe. Read More

Construction firm director sentenced after worker seriously injured

The director of a construction company has been sentenced after a sub-contractor suffered serious injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him at a construction site in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Read More

Company fined after forklift truck fatality

A pallet transport company has been fined after a forklift driver was killed when his forklift overturned. Read More

3 steps for returning to work with material handling equipment

Material handling equipment provider Mentor offers some simple steps to getting operators and equipment safely back up and running, as lockdown eases. Read More

Forklifts and pedestrians: How close is too close?

One look at the frequency and severity of UK forklift accidents should be enough to convince anyone that wherever possible, we must do more to keep lift trucks and pedestrians apart. Read More

Michael’s story: Lessons from an entirely preventable death

Louise Taggart bravely tells the story of her brother Michael, fatally injured at work, in the hope of helping raise Read More

Asperlink fined £13,500 after ignoring safety advice

HSE has prosecuted a Hertfordshire-based paper company after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a 3.2 Read More



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