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FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

A&D Logistics Limited, a national logistics haulier, has been fined after a worker suffered flash burn injuries when there was an explosion as he opened the door of a container. Paisley Sheriff...
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HSE TO LEAD NEW COVID-19 RESEARCH PROJECT

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been asked to lead one of seven studies as part of a national COVID-19 research programme funded by the UK government and fronted by the Government’s...
HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released statistics which show that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. ...
HSE SPOTCHECKS SCOTTISH SCHOOLS COVID SECURE

HSE CHECKS SCOTTISH SCHOOLS COVID-SECURE

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors have been carrying out a programme of COVID-secure school spot checks in Scotland regarding the implementation of school reopening guidance. Since...
Luton Crown Court

COUNCIL FINED AFTER TEACHER ASSAULTED BY PUPIL

Luton Borough Council has been sentenced after a teacher was assaulted by a pupil. Luton Crown Court heard how on 17 June 2016, the assistant head teacher at Putteridge High School was called to...
Portland Harbour, Dorset

MoD ACCEPTS CROWN CENSURE OVER FATAL DIVING INCIDENT

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a military diver died during training. On 14 November 2018, 26-year-old Marine...
HSE CHECKING MANCHESTER BUSINESSES ARE COVID-SECURE

HSE CHECKING MANCHESTER BUSINESSES ARE COVID-SECURE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is contacting businesses in Greater Manchester to make sure workplaces are COVID-secure. It comes as some freedoms in the city have been curtailed to help...
HSE URGES BLACKBURN BUSINESSES TO BECOME COVID-SECURE

HSE URGES BLACKBURN BUSINESSES TO BECOME COVID-SECURE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been out visiting businesses in Blackburn and the surrounding areas to ensure they are COVID-secure to help tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. ...
AGRICULTURE HAS THE HIGHEST RATES OF FATALITIES

AGRICULTURE HAS THE HIGHEST RATES OF FATALITIES

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a report that reveals agriculture has the worst rate of worker fatal injury in Great Britain. Last year, 21 people were killed in agriculture, one...
UK FACTORIES MUST BE SAFE AND TRANSPARENT

UK FACTORIES MUST BE SAFE AND TRANSPARENT

A focus on the treatment of workers in Leicester’s garment factories, created by a damning new report, is “much-needed”, according to the Institution of Occupational Safety and...

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