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Roofer Sentenced for Health and Safety Failings

A self-employed part-time roofer has been sentenced after exposing a homeowner to carbon monoxide and putting co-workers at risk while working at height. Merthyr Tydfil...

Mock Trial Helps Construction Team Master Health and Safety Challenges‏

More than 50 people took part in a staged ‘mock trial’ in the Chambers of County Hall in West Bridgford, Nottingham, to help a...

Near Miss After Roof Collapse But Not for Director

A director of a construction company was sentenced on Tuesday (6 November) after the partial collapse of a building during roofing work. On 24 February...

How to Protect Against Radon Contamination

Radon contamination causes approximately 1,100 deaths in the UK every year. Studies have shown that over 500,000 homes are at risk and households could be...

HSE Publishes Latest H&S Statistics for 2017-18

Published online today (31 October) the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain, including the following key annual figures (2017/18): 1.4...

HSE Tackle Fire Safety during Removal and Replacement of Cladding

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is starting a series of inspections on sites which are removing and replacing Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding on...

Young Worker’s Roof Fall Lands Employer with £12K Fine

A steel fabricator has been sentenced after a young employee fell through a fragile roof at work. Plymouth Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 23rd August...

Failure to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Exposure Lands Company with Fine

Willmott Partnership Homes Ltd was fined last week after exposing the public to carbon monoxide fumes. Aylesbury Crown Court heard how, on 11 December 2014,...

Health Focused HSE Site Inspections Campaign Now Underway

Health and safety Executive (HSE) inspectors have started a new campaign visiting construction sites to check if workers' health is being taken as seriously...

Company Fined after Worker Falls Through Fragile Roof

A construction company was sentenced last week after a worker was injured following a fall through a fragile roof. South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court heard how,...