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.
Gas Safety Regulations
Subject to being approved by Parliament, the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 will come into force on 6 April 2018.
Health, Safety and Environment Consultancy
Jacksons is a health, safety and environment consultancy based in Stockton. We are delighted to launch our new website featuring an extended range of services to clients old and new.
In January the Government published its 25 year plan for the environment – A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment. The document sets out the Governments priorities and places environmental protection at its core.
School Transport Safety
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed Bridgend County Borough Council that it will be prosecuted following a transport collision which lead to the death of a pupil at Maesteg Comprehensive School, on 10 December 2014.
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