The second ‘Quarry Question Time’ organized by the Derbyshire Branch of the Institute of Quarrying was held last night (18 February) at the University of Derby on the theme of ‘Health, Safety and...
ORICA UK Ltd have been fined a total of £10,000 after one of their employees was seriously injured in Fife, Scotland.
Many employers, particularly SMEs, are confused by the numerous health and safety occupational standards and training courses available.
Are your machines, tools and equipment trustworthy?
By Simon Matthews, specialist disease and illness lawyer, Crutes Law Firm
New legislation introduced in April means that quarry managers who fail to fulfil their health and safety obligations will now be at fault for workplace injuries in the eyes of the law and those...
When it comes to lowering health and safety incident levels in quarries across the UK it is pure aggregates suppliers that usually come to mind.
With new corporate manslaughter legislation dangling the threat of an onerous prosecution over firms with staff who die while at work, there has never been a better time to take a close...
Claims farmers are the compensation equivalent of their intensive agriculture namesakes. And with an eye to large yields they are digging up a raft of historic deafness and HAVS claims....
The legal angle on work-related exposure to silica dust
The Government’s love of on-the-spot fines is coming to a quarry or recycling site near you.