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PROSECUTION OVER THREATENING OF HSE INSPECTOR

PROSECUTION OVER THREATENING OF HSE INSPECTOR

A senior inspector at Britain’s workplace regulator has stressed that the organisation will not tolerate violence, aggression or abuse of its staff after a man was sentenced for a public order...
POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

South Wales Police has been fined after an employee received an electric shock whilst installing computer data cables. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard that on the 16 October 2015, at...
SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

Chesterfield Special Cylinders Ltd has been fined £700,000 for safety breaches after a 64-year-old worker was fatally wounded by shrapnel ejected from testing equipment. Sheffield Crown...
ENGINEERING FIRM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FINGER AMPUTATION

ENGINEERING FIRM FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FINGER AMPUTATION

An electromagnetic brake manufacturing company was sentenced today after a worker suffered serious injuries to her arm and hand when she became entangled in a spindle drilling machine. On 28...
Cpl Joshua Hoole

FATAL MARCH OFFICER WAS ‘NOT HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINED’

An experienced army officer who ran the course during which Cpl Joshua Hoole fatally collapsed on “the hottest day of the year” has told an inquest he had been given no formal health and...
HSE’s new CEO Sarah Albon takes the reins

HSE’s new CEO takes the reins

Sarah Albon, the new chief executive of Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator has taken up her post this week. Ms Albon vacated her position as inspector general and CEO of the...

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