water safety


Diving instructor sentenced after trainee dies during dive

A technical diving instructor has been sentenced after he failed to properly assess the competency of two pupils prior to a deep-water dive in Scotland, which ended in a fatality. Read More

Diving contractor fined for safety breaches

A diving contractor has been fined for breaches of the Diving at Work Regulations 1997, following an investigation by the HSE. Read More

How TUI Cruises safely managed operations during the pandemic

TUI Cruises has carried more than 84,000 passengers since resuming last summer, with just four COVID-19 cases that were handled without disruption, CEO Wybcke Meier told Seatrade Cruise News. Read More

Company and director sentenced after children were taken ill during diving lesson

A health and safety inspector has paid tribute to emergency responders who came to the aid of several children who were taken ill during a SCUBA diving training session. Read More

‘Drowning accounts for 7% of all injury-related deaths’

The World Health Organization has issued a factsheet about drowning, which highlights that it is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths. Read More

Worker hit by five-tonne clamp truck in ‘wholly avoidable incident’

One of the core terminals of Peel Ports London Medway, Port of Sheerness Limited, has been fined following an incident where an employee was seriously injured by a clamp truck. Read More

How do TMVs maintain a safe water supply?

Tom Rees, principal consultant within SOCOTEC’s Water Treatment & Equipment team, explains why Thermostatic Mixing Valves are integral to maintaining a safe water supply all year round. Read More

HSE issues MoD with Crown Censure following death of military diver

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the HSE after a military diver died during training. Read More

Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman’s death

The operator of a fishing vessel which lost a crewman overboard has admitted health and safety offences. Read More

Center Parcs water safety: Family injured as raft flips over

A man and his niece and nephew have been hurt on a water ride at a Center Parcs resort in Wiltshire, the latest in a series of similar incidents on the ride. Read More



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