HSE



Construction fatalities up 22%

A total of 40 fatalities were recorded in the UK construction sector in the year to 31st March 2020, ...

Published 3 July 2020

HSE pledges to take action against firms putting employees at risk

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has said it could issue prohibition notices to employers who ...

Published 6 April 2020

Building firm fined £6,000 after worker injured in Banchory fall

A building company has been fined following an incident when a worker suffered serious injuries afte ...

Published 9 March 2020

Company fined after self-employed roofer falls from roof

A company specialising in roofing work has been fined after a self-employed roofer was seriously inj ...

Published 3 March 2020

New building safety regulator announced by UK Government

A new regulator is to be established as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to give effe ...

Published 21 January 2020

Bruce Craig: HSE prosecutions at all time low but businesses must maintain standards

Health and safety expert Bruce Craig warns that while prosecutions for breaching health and safety l ...

Published 9 January 2020

Housing association served with asbestos improvement notice

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has served a Statutory Improvement Notice on Thistle Housing A ...

Published 22 October 2019

Construction director jailed after employee killed by excavator

The director of a building company has been jailed for ten months after an excavator bucket he was o ...

Published 17 October 2019

Building materials company fined £1m after worker died during maintenance and repair work

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1 million after a worker suffered fatal injuries w ...

Published 17 October 2019

New CEO takes the reins at HSE

Sarah Albon has taken up her post as the chief executive of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). ...

Published 4 September 2019

Fatal accidents in construction sector at lowest ever levels

The number of construction-related deaths has fallen to their lowest level on record but the sector ...

Published 4 July 2019

Construction businesses targeted in new dust inspections

Firms across Great Britain are to be targeted in a new series of inspections focusing on dust contro ...

Published 6 June 2019

Electricians fined after two injured falling through uncovered floor hatch

An Aberdeen electrical company contracted to rewire and install new heating systems in Aberdeenshire ...

Published 29 April 2019

Scottish firm fined after worker fatally crushed at paper mill

Two companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries when he was struck by a s ...

Published 22 February 2019

And finally... HSE wants public to show love to Britain’s builders

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is asking members of the public to share messages and acts of ...

Published 8 February 2019