Workplace Hazards


Why engineers must consider human induced vibration

Human footfall can cause vibrations throughout structures and buildings. This article looks at the potential impacts of human induced vibration and how to remedy the risk. Read More

Employee who suffered hearing loss from faulty alarm awarded over £240,000

A woman who required hearing aids after her ears were damaged by a faulty fire alarm at her workplace has been awarded over £241,000 in compensation. Read More

COSHH back to basics – A plain English guide on COSHH

The eBook will teach you: What the COSHH regulations are, substances covered under COSHH, how to write and interpret a COSHH risk assessment Read More

Evaluate your site safety

Safety as a journey, not a destination, is a widely accepted construct. UKMHA Chief Executive and FLTA Director Tim Waples invites you to review that journey and asks: “are you sitting comfortably?” Read More

8 common forklift truck hazards managers should look out for

Forklift training provider Mentor reveals some of the most common areas of bad practice that managers should look out for and promptly stamp out. Read More

HSE updates noise exposure calculator

The HSE’s Noise exposure calculator helps you to estimate and record workers’ exposures to noise and compare them with the exposure action and limit values in the regulations as part of a noise risk assessment. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

School fined after member of the public sustains fatal head injury in fall

A school has been fined after a member of public tripped over a retaining wall and sustained a fatal head injury. Read More

Construction company fined for breaching work at height regulations

A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practises and unsafe crane operations during a routine inspection. Read More

Construction firm sentenced after worker falls from height

A self-employed labourer fell almost four meters through a fragile skylight while working to fit roof sheets to a newly constructed steel framed barn. He spent nearly two weeks in hospital after being knocked unconscious and suffering head and facial injuries. Read More



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