Workplace transport controls ‘insufficient’, leading to vehicle collision

By Sylwia Wolska | October 4, 2018

A company has been fined after a visiting tanker collided with a forklift truck. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 23 June 2017, a tanker was reversing into a tanker discharge bay at Dinting Lodge in Glossop when it collided at low speed with a fork lift truck. No workers were injured in the incident.…

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DSEAR breach leaves worker in coma

By Sylwia Wolska | October 4, 2018

A Bedfordshire waste company has been sentenced after two of its employees suffered burns whilst processing flammable aerosol containers following a DSEAR breach. Two workers were processing flammable aerosol canisters using an industrial plastic shredder on On 12 July 2016. The canisters were highly pressurised and, while using a gas operated forklift to lift them into a…

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Construction safety: Dangerous conditions uncovered on London building site

By Sylwia Wolska | October 4, 2018

A construction company and its managing director have been sentenced after ‘poor safety’ conditions were discovered at a building site. HSE inspectors had visited the site in Sherborne Gardens, London, following an incident in January 2017. They found evidence of poor health and safety conditions on site including dangerous work at height, a lack of suitable equipment,…

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£200k fine after falling scrap lead injures worker

By Sylwia Wolska | June 11, 2018

A lead recycling company has been sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. On 5 May 2016, an employee of H J Enthoven Ltd was operating the overhead crane to lift a bin containing scrap lead. The bin slipped, emptying its contents onto the crane operator, trapping and injuring…

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Man dies after 15ft fall from scaffolding

By Sylwia Wolska | March 9, 2018

A 78-year-old man has died following a fall from scaffolding while working on a shop refurbishment job. The HSE and Avon & Somerset Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident at Centaurus Business Park i n South Gloucestershire. The 78-year-old man from Birmingham was working on the refurbishment of a retail unit when he…

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Selsey Country Club

By Rob Dewing | September 26, 2016

I would just like to say a huge thank you for the work your company have provided for us with the health and safety course. Chris was an incredible teacher and was able to present the course to everyone’s abilities. We will be in contact regarding other courses as the service you have provided is…

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Rose Engineering Ltd

By Rob Dewing | December 10, 2015

I have had lots of positive feedback from those who attended, it was far more than just a tick in the box for completing some training – all the staff both new and experienced left the course having learned something and perhaps most importantly looking at the hazards and risks of the workplace as their…

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Subsea Vision

By Rob Dewing | November 11, 2015

A very beneficial course, more than just a tick in the box as it brought up a few things we weren’t aware of and weren’t currently checking 100%. Delivered by an instructor who knew his subject, delivered his content without waffle and not ‘death by power point’. Good practical/interactive demos to make the students think…

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HK Interiors Ltd

By Rob Dewing | July 5, 2015

the course is very easy to use with simple clear information. Natalie Morris Operations Manager HK Interiors Ltd

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