Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.
William Sinclair Horticulture Limited, has been fined over two separate incidents that occurred at their Ellesmere Port and Lincoln sites. The incident at Ellesmere Port resulted in serious injuries to a worker as he fell from an unsecured ladder.
An agriculture safety chief has urged farmers not to ignore simple life-saving advice to wear helmets when riding quad bikes.
An assistant farm manager from Norwich lost all his fingers and thumb of his left hand when it became caught in machinery.
A family partnership in Pembrokeshire has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight forming part of the roof of a cattle shed to the concrete floor below.
A farm has been sentenced after a young man was killed while trying to clear a blockage in a grain bin in Hawick.
HSE has teamed up with the Forestry Commission and the Arboricultural Association to host the events, which are dedicated to raising awareness of important health and safety issues specific to each industry. Arboriculture SHAD – Enfield, 9 March 2016; Forestry SHADs – Perthshire, 18 March 2016 & Northumberland, 22 March 2016. Book now.
A college in Surrey has been fined after a student was struck on the leg by a tree as it was being felled.
A Staffordshire farming firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a Polish worker had to have his arm amputated when it was caught in the rollers of a potato grading machine.
Liverpool hosted scores of business leaders, worker representatives and regulators from across the North West to discuss how to help more people come home safe and well from their jobs.