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HSE to target South Yorkshire businesses

Britain’s workplace regulator is set to clamp down on businesses in Sheffield and Rotherham after a sharp increase in the number of serious and...
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CHAS announces new RAMS software powered by HandsHQ

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has announced the launch of a new software product, CHAS RAMS.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned that work-related stress and poor mental health risks becoming a health and safety crisis in Great Britain.

HSE calls for ‘culture change’ with campaign to tackle mental health

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned that work-related stress and poor mental health risks becoming a health and safety crisis in Great Britain.

Scaffolding boss recieves suspended jail term after forklift death

The Managing Director of a scaffolding company has been slammed with a suspended prison sentence and fine after an employee died when he was...
A warning has been issued by Network Rail after a scaffolder plunged into a river in Glasgow while dismantling a scaffold over water.

Safety warning issued after scaffolder falls from dropper

A warning has been issued by Network Rail after a scaffolder plunged into a river in Glasgow while dismantling a scaffold over water.
A scaffolding company has been fined after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane

Scaffolding firm fined £200K over fatal electrocution

A scaffolding company has been fined nearly £200,000 after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane.
Scaffolder crushed to death in church collapse

Scaffolder crushed to death in church collapse

Two directors are on trial after a scaffolder was crushed to death in a “long-predicted” church collapse. A court heard that Jeff Plevey, 56, from...

Worker falls from scaffolding at Trafford Centre

A contractor has been fined nearly £20,000 after a worker fell 15ft from a scaffolding tower in the Trafford Centre, Manchester. The TA Knox Shopfitters...
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Inspection Blitz: HSE to crack down hard on dust

HSE’s inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting firms within construction in a month-long inspection blitz. Starting Monday 4 October 2021 the HSE are to...

HSE update guidance on driving and riding for work

The HSE, working in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT), has published updated guidance on work-related road risk (WRRR) for employers and workers. The...