Entries by Rebecca Lambert

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Monoworld Recycling fined after ‘multiple safety failings’

Northamptonshire firm Monoworld Recycling and two directors have been prosecuted after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found “multiple safety failings” at their Irchester Road site in Rushden. The sentencing last week came after the company pleaded guilty earlier this year. Monoworld Recycling was ordered to pay around £90, 000 and one of its directors was […]

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Demolition worker crushed by excavator

Wolverhampton based Sterry Lane Ltd, trading as LPD Demolition, has been fined £50,000 after an employee was crushed by a reversing excavator Newcastle under Lyme Magistrates’ Court heard this week that on 3rd May 2016 a Sterry Lane crew had been contracted to complete demolition work on a site in Stafford. The team were moving […]

Helping Your Employees Before Disaster Strikes – Shiftwork & Fatigue Management 2017

Delve further into high-risk industries, to find out how these companies identify fatigue, execute programmes and structure scheduling procedures to help mitigate disaster and accidents at the upcoming Marcus Evans Shiftwork and Fatigue Management 2017 conference on 16 & 17 November 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. • Hock Ch’ng, Head – Safety and Security, ANSTO (Australian […]

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Businessmen faked documents to trick officials investigating factory death, court hears

Businessman who attempted to trick officials investigating the death of a construction worker faked a string of documents handed to police, a court heard Raymond Brady and his son Mark Brady are standing trial Raymond Brady and his son Mark Brady allegedly ‘fabricated’ safety management records after Stephen Wallace plummeted to his death from an […]

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UK Construction Week, 10-12 October 2017

A unique show designed to bring together the leading voices of the construction industry UK Construction Week, the largest gathering of the UK’s built environment community announces its return to Birmingham NEC from 10 – 12 October 2017, where it will host the most popular event in the construction calendar. Set to be its biggest […]

New Specialist Job Board launched by HSE People

Harnessing the power of social media to match the right candidate to the right job August 2017 – HSE People have launched the HSE People Job Board providing job advertisements and a CV database for those working within high pressure disciplines including – Health and Safety Risk Security The environment Quality Assurance and Control Fire […]

Ask Ady reviews Dexters Workwear

Being a workwear reviewer is awesome, I get to see so many new products about to hit the market. But a week ago a company called Dexters Workwear sent me a box with some work trousers in. Upon opening it, I was blown away! Dexters was launched in January 2017 –  these guys have created […]