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Coronavirus advice for employers

The government has released guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. The government's latest three tier system of local restrictions came into place in England on December 2. Read More

Scottish construction workers get road safety training

Around 120 construction workers attended a road safety training event in Inverness last week to help protect them from road accidents on their commute to work. Read More

Balfour Beatty fine: Third Don Crossing worker struck by wheeled excavator

A civil engineering contractor has been fined after an employee of Balfour Beatty Group Employment Limited was fatally injured when he was struck on the body by a wheeled excavator. Read More

Care home fine: 60k fine after resident dies in stairway fall

A family-run care home has been sentenced after a resident fell down a set of stairs and later died as a result. Read More

One in four Fife schools do not have smoke detectors fitted

A Green Party MSP has warned one in four schools in Fife do not have smoke detectors fitted. 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

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



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SHP legislation update eBook – October 2020

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