Introduction of Fee for Intervention scheme delayed as discussions continue over technical details
HSE commends the excellence of the surface safety team at the company’s Boulby potash mine
Granite business and company director fined after pack of stone slabs falls on employee
Health and Safety Executive introduces new arrangements for online reporting of injuries and accidents
Failure to comply with HSE prohibition notice results in £7,500 fine for Lincolnshire quarry owner
Two companies receive stiff fines after stonemason’s labourer dies in fall from scaffolding tower
HSE issues safety alert following five fatalities in Europe over past four years
THE biggest Mineral Products Association Health and Safety Best Practice Awards to date were held last week, in association with the Institute of Quarrying, at the Institution of Engineering and...
Maintenance is integral to running a safe and reliable operation; and good planning and having the right skills and tools to do the job will minimize the risk to workers and the public in any...
A PLANT hire company has been fined £200,000 for health and safety failings that lead to an employee falling 5m to his death.
A BLACK Country waste-management firm has been fined £12,000 after a guard rail gave way resulting in a worker falling nearly 3m, narrowly missing a crushing machine.
THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has said lessons can be learned following the death of a man who was suffocated by limestone dust at Hanson Aggregates’ Whatley Quarry, near Frome, in...
QUARRY operatives are among those workers being warned not to operate variable-reach trucks, commonly known as telehandlers, if the right-hand side window is missing or broken, following a recent...
ROTHERHAM Metropolitan Borough Council has been fined £75,000 after an employee was killed by a reversing truck.
THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning both employers and drivers about the consequences of not taking reasonable care for the safety of others after a council employee was struck and...