Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has been fined after a self-employed contractor fell from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) and later died from his injuries.
In March 2015 the contractor ... Read More
In order to improve associated death and injury statistics, the HSE and Local Authority inspectors are tasked with focusing on the following priority areas within businesses in 2017:
1. Falls from ... Read More
Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited (Balfour Beatty) has been fined after flooring at a house-building development gave way, injuring a worker.
Newcastle Crown Court heard how a worker was on the ... Read More
A Manchester building contractor has been jailed following the death of a casual labourer who fell nearly seven metres through a fragile roof.
The 45-year-old labourer from Manchester had been carrying ... Read More
Building Safety Group, the UK’s largest construction safety group, has reported a 42% rise in the number of ‘Hand Arm Vibration’ non-compliances recorded through site inspections.
The increase is based on ... Read More