News & Events
Stay up to date with all of the latest industry and legislative news relating to the safety and maintenance of workplace equipment.
We will post blogs relating to HSE prosecutions and HSE accident statistics, safety initiatives and topical events relating
to equipment safety and the consequences of failing to maintain equipment at work across a wide range of industries – from farming
to construction, warehousing to transport and logistics. In addition we will highlight how our Good to Go Safety inspection systems
could help to improve workplace safety and help your company to reduce maintenance costs while complying with key statutory legislations such as PUWER, LOLER and WAHR.
Mother grieves loss of son and HSE deem accident preventable
A 24-year-old engineer was fatally crushed whilst attempting to repair a factory goods lift with his colleagues on the 14th January 2020.
Lift Monitoring Systems Limited, previously known as RJ Lift Services Limited, was fined £200,000 after a...
Now's the time for farms to change
Farmers are being reminded they must change their attitude towards safety as Britain’s workplace regulator readies itself for a wave of inspections in the coming months.
Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will visit farms ac...
The importance of workplace site assessments
A farm has been fined £60,000 following the death of a 43-year-old father-of-three who was electrocuted on the 13th May 2021 by a power line.
Patrick Rice was unloading stone when the hydraulic arm of the dumper truck came into contact with 11kV o...
A Safer and Healthier Farm Life Environment
A three-year-old child was among 27 people killed in agriculture-related activities in the last 12 months.
Britain's workplace regulator has called for a cultural shift away from poor behaviours due to the rate of fatalities, which has remained ...
Work-related fatality statistics 2022-2023
There were one hundred and thirty-five workers killed due to work-related incidents in the United Kingdom the last year, according to figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the 6th of July 2023.
The statistics released ...
Straddle Carrier Incident causes Fatality
A straddle carrier tipped over at Eurogate Container Terminal Hamburg earlier this week, killing the driver
The accident occurred shortly before the end of the night shift at around 5am CET (3am GMT) on Wednesday, 18th January 2023. The stradd...
HSE clamps down on fairground rides
Starting on 24 April, the HSE (The Health and Safety Executive) will carry out 100 targeted inspections of fairground and theme park rides following a string of incidents throughout the UK. The campaign's strategy is to promote the safe use of fairgr...
Work Right - Agriculture
The Health and Safety Executive have launched a campaign called "Work Right - Agriculture" in a bid to reduce farm vehicle deaths and injuries
Vehicles play a key role in farm work but incidents involving vehicles are the number one cause of death...
The leading cause of workplace fatality
As the lights flash in your eyes and the music pounds in your mind, the host of your favourite tv show faces you... here it comes, the bonus prize question. Your heart begins to pound as you realise that your chances of getting on the property ladder...
Man falls from Rollercoaster
A situation of nightmares comes true at Oakwood Theme Park in Wales on Sunday the 23rd October 2022. Riders of a rollercoaster heard "horrific screams" as a man and his teenage daughter held on for their lives after their support bars failed leaving ...
Boss jailed for ignoring HSE notices
The boss of a car salvage yard has been jailed for a year after ignoring 15 safety notices.
A report from a forklift examiner in November 2018, which unearthed a Category A defect on a forklift, prompted a visit from the Health and Safety Executiv...
A man has died due to falling from a scaffolding tower
We're extremely sad to report that a employee has died due to falling from a misconfigured scaffold tower.
Cambridge Magistrates Court heard how, on 15 September 2017, Sean Harding was working on a mobile tower levelling a steel beam that was seat...
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