Transport 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

New technology driving change in road safety

Innovation and tech certainly appear to be creating a shift change, in terms of how duty holders and organisations are seeking to manage and control its work-related road risk (“WRRR”). Read More

‘Stronger approach needed,’ following fatal accident at Waterloo Underground Station

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published this report into a fatal accident at Waterloo Underground station in London, on 26 May 2020. Read More

Quality assurance of all lane running motorway data published

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has released a report, following an independent review of the data concerning the safety of all lane running motorways. 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

Whistleblower claims smart motorway system failure

It’s been claimed that computer systems controlling signs on smart motorways crashed three times in four days, meaning signs across hundreds of miles of motorway could not be changed. 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

Waste management company sentenced after worker was reversed over by a loading shovel

A skip hire and waste management company and its managing director have been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured in a transport incident. Read More

£6.5 million fine after death of 11-year-old boy at freight terminal

WH Malcom Limited, operators of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal near Rugby, has been fined £6.5m after being found guilty of negligence over the death of an 11-year-old boy in 2017. Read More



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