Workplace Hazards


Environmental consequences of the Notre Dame blaze

Following the fire which ripped through the 850-year-old Parisian cathedral, devastating the roof and causing the spire to collapse, reports have emerged about the potential threat of lead poisoning to local residents. Read More

Network Rail has paid out £1m for slips, trips and falls in the past five years

In the past five financial years, Network Rail has out paid a total of £1m for slips, trips and falls across UK stations. Read More

HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing for firm and director

A rock drilling and cliff stabilisation firm and its director have been sentences after multiple workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome. Read More

Two construction companies fined for fall from roof light

Two firms have been fined after an employee of a construction company fell through a roof light onto a concrete floor. Read More

Engineering firm pleads guilty for failing to safeguard machine

Engineering firm fined £32,000 when worker suffered extensive injuries whilst attempting to light burners on mould making machine, at a Northampton plant. Read More

Casella announces the launch of the new NoiseSafe software

Take action to protect employees from hearing damage with Casella’s NoiseSafe. Read More

£280k fine after dangerous gas work

Building services company fined after unsafe gas work lead to gas escapes and fires at two occupied properties at a new housing development. Read More

Untrained worker died after tree fall

A property investment company and its director have been fined after a worker fell from a tree causing fatal injuries. Read More

Young worker fell from unprotected edge

A construction firm sentenced for safety breaches, a junior employee fell 2.62 metres through a stairway opening at a site in West Butterwick, Scunthorpe. Read More

New COSHH Risk Assessment Builder launched

The software allows users to complete a full risk assessment of the substances used and created in their workplace and gain a document which outlines the existing and required control measures for the location and person affected by the substance. Read More



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