Workplace Hazards




Scaffolding safety certificates were falsified

Two scaffold inspectors have been prosecuted after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building. Read More

Worker’s hand crushed in machinery

A food seasoning manufacturer has been fined after an agency worker suffered serious hand injuries when his finger got caught in a machine. Read More

Boss pleads guilty following electric shock incident

A scaffolding boss has pleaded guilty to charges following an incident that resulted in loss of limbs to a worker. Read More

Iceland Foods fined £2.5m following fatal accident

Iceland fined at a sentencing hearing following a fatal accident at the company's store in Rotherham. Read More

Ladder standards see biggest change ‘in quarter of a century’

New guide available from Ladder Association for biggest change to standards in 25 years. Read More

Inquest delivers “accidental death” verdict for Leyton building collapse case

The death of a Romanian man on a construction site in Leyton has been deemed an ‘accidental death’. Read More

Roofing contractor sentenced after safety failures

A roofing contractor has been sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were left at risk. Read More

Working at height: New guidance for safe roof working

New guidance on the safe installation of roof trusses on new homes of masonry construction has been published. Read More

3M’s George Elliott on construction dust hazards

3M recently joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership (CDP) and Dustcontrol UK for a collaborative webinar. Read More

Road safety group calls for phone software to have mandatory ‘driving mode’

A group of road charities and organisations has written to software firms to implement 'driving mode' on phones. Read More



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