Scotland


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

HSE to investigate after teenage construction worker is seriously injured on M8

An investigation is under way after an 18-year-old construction worker was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle […] Read More

HSE ‘misled’ after child is fatally crushed by gravestone

A former council official has been accused of misleading the health and safety executive (HSE) after a child died at […] Read More

Person killed in training exercise at RAF base

A member of the armed forces has died in a training exercise at an RAF base in Scotland. RAF Tain […] Read More

Worker for BAM Nuttall dies in Scotland

A worker has died after sustaining injuries at an electricity substation in Moray, Scotland. The man, who was working for […] Read More

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission fined £133k

Electricity company Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission has been fined £133,000 after a 26-year-old worker was electrocuted on a power line. […] Read More

Glasgow and Cardiff welcome health and safety roadshow

Scottish and Welsh business leaders and supporting organisations have welcomed the HSE’s ‘working well’ roadshow, discussing the development of Britain’s […] Read More

Book your place on RoSPA’s annual Scotland congress

Are you responsible for health and safety at work in Scotland? RoSPA’s annual Scotland Occupational Safety and Health Congress is returning […] Read More

No prosecution for bus driver who blacked out, fatally injuring colleague

A bus driver, who had been involved in two previous crashes after losing consciousness at the wheel, will not be […] Read More

‘Nil by mouth’ patient was served food before he died, court hears

A Scottish health board has been fined £40,000 after a patient died when he was served food by hospital staff […] Read More



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