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BOOST SITE SAFETY WITH CONSTRUCTION SITE MATTING

BOOST SITE SAFETY WITH CONSTRUCTION SITE MATTING

Construction sites can be dangerous places, and one area often overlooked is the floor. Fortunately, improving floor safety on construction sites just got easier, thanks to a new range of specially...
Intertek Alchemy on how to reduce slips, trips and falls

DON’T SLIP UP

Holly Mockus, Senior Product Manager at Intertek Alchemy, shares five top  tips on how to reduce slips, trips and falls to improve worker safety and meet HSE requirements. When updating...
Factory Direct Flooring on Floor Safety

GROUND CONTROL

Paul Hambidge, founder of flooring retailer and manufacturer Factory Direct Flooring, considers the key factors when selecting safety flooring for a work environment.  Simply put, businesses...
FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

International airline Flybe Ltd has been sentenced after an investigation into a worker falling into a lift shaft at Exeter Airport uncovered health and safety failings. Exeter Magistrates’...
TESCO FINED £700K AFTER PENSIONER BREAKS HIP

TESCO FINED £700K AFTER PENSIONER BREAKS HIP

Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, has landed a fine in excess of £700,000 after a 91-year-old pensioner slipped at its Hemel Hempstead store and broke his hip. On Monday 6...
Charity fined after care home resident dies in fall

CHARITY FINED AFTER CARE HOME RESIDENT’S FATAL FALL

Nazareth Care Charitable Trust, a registered charity, has been fined after an elderly resident of one of its care homes was fatally injured when she fell down a set of stairs. Edinburgh Sheriff...
Company Prosecuted After Worker’s Leg Crushed by Machinery

Company Prosecuted After Worker’s Leg Crushed by Machinery

A packaging manufacturing company was sentenced after a worker was injured by an automated transfer vehicle. Teesside Magistrates’ Court heard that on 5 September 2017, the employee of Saica...
Events company fined after worker injury

Events company fined after worker injury

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Coventry Magistrates’ Court heard...
Solar panel company prosecuted after worker falls through skylight

Solar panel company prosecuted after worker falls through skylight

A solar panel company has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight during the installation of solar panels on a farm workshop in East Sussex. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, on the...
TRUMAX FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM HEIGHT

TRUMAX FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM HEIGHT

Construction company Trumax Building Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches. On 18th May 2018 an employee under the age of 18 was working on the first floor of a house being built at a...

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