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03 February 2011 | Safety, Health & Environment

HSE launches three-month consultation on proposed change to reporting of workplace injuries

22 December 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

THE Health and Safety Executive has agreed a plan for the publication of consultation documents on proposed changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations...

HANSON Building Products Ltd have been fined £280,000 and ordered to pay costs of £29,204 after a worker who had only been on site for two weeks was killed when his head was crushed between...

01 July 2010 | Aggregate Recycling

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has prosecuted Cheshire-based WSR Recycling Ltd after an incident which led to a worker’s left leg being amputated below the knee.

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...

Ten years of success in reducing death and injury in Great Britain's quarries has been marked in a special address at the Hillhead 2010 quarry exhibition today (Tuesday 22 June).

SITA UK Ltd have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following the death of a lorry driver at the company’s Cranford landfill site on 4 January 2007.

THE Health and Safety Executive has issued a Safety Notice on the risks associated with the use of road vehicles in off-road applications in quarries, in particular the collapse of the vehicle...

TWO directors of a south London masonry firm have been fined after a worker died and two others were injured when 6 tonnes of marble and granite slabs fell on them.

THE Health and Safety Executive’s strategy ‘The Health and Safety of Great Britain \\ Be Part of the Solution’ has as one of its key objectives the promotion of worker involvement and consultation...

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.