A farm has been fined after an employee fell from a ladder whilst loading a straw spreader.
Two companies have been prosecuted following refurbishment work which exposed workers to asbestos.
Sheffield Countryside Conservation Trust (SCCT) has been prosecuted following a tree felling operation which resulted to injuries to members of the public.
Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m following a fatality in Scotland when a worker was struck by a centering machine lifting mast.
Farm safety is under the spotlight as fatalities increase in the last year. Agriculture has 18 times more fatal accidents per 100,000 workers than all the other major industries with significant risks associated with working on farms and country estates.
A nine-year old boy has died after becoming trapped underneath a locker at a school in Essex. Whilst the details are limited at this early stage in the investigation, it is believed that he fell from a locker during an after school event.
Regulatory visits by bodies such as the Environment Agency or the Health and Safety Executive can be daunting for employees to deal with.
Traffic Safety at Schools
Bridgend County Borough Council has been fined for traffic safety failures following the death of one pupil and injury to another after the pair were involved in a collision with the school minibus.
Health, safety and environment Newsletter for November 2018
Health, Safety and Environment Newsletter Nov 2018
We are please to publish our Newsletter covering health, safety and environmental matters for November 2018.
A recent waste case has highlighted the potential risks to commercial landlords and remediation costs that can be incurred.
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