An MOT centre has been sentenced after oil drums supplied by them exploded and killed an agricultural engineer. Christopher Chatfield, an experienced agricultural engineer, was making metal pheasant feeders for the local game shoot at Puddock Down Warboys, Cambridgeshire. This involved converting empty 200 litre oil containers by cutting open the lids using a plasma…

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Network Rail has been fined £696,666 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, for failing to protect the safety of staff following an incident at Godinton substation in Kent at the end of 2018. A Network Rail employee was seriously injured with third degree and mixed depth…

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A buy to let property developer and company director have been fined for poor health and safety standards on a construction site in Cardiff. JNR Developers Limited had consistently performed below required health and safety standards over a period of 10 years, despite interventions from the HSE and enforcement action to remedy poor practice. HSE…

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HSE’s Noise exposure calculator helps you to estimate and record workers’ exposures to noise and compare them with the exposure action and limit values in the regulations as part of a noise risk assessment.them with the exposure action and limit values in the regulations as part of a noise risk assessment. It combines the previous…

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