HSE responds to FT Weekend letter

Posted by | October 12, 2011 | News

Kevin Myers, HSE’s Deputy Chief Executive writes in response to FT Weekend reader’s letter

A Lincolnshire farming company has been fined after a worker was hit by a forklift truck. Agency worker Algis Jevsejevas, 45, fractured his left leg in the incident at CW Dobbs and Son’s premises near Spalding on 21 October 2010.

Gordon MacDonald, HSE’s Cost Recovery Programme Director’s response

Business Advice Open Days are the largest cross government business support roadshows of their kind, dedicated to providing free information and support to your business. Two new dates for December 2011.

Diving – Frequently asked questions by employers on statutory medical examinations and how to access HSE appointed or approved doctors.

Have you come up with an innovation to improve health and safety in a small business? Has the firm saved money because of it? If yes, then enter the IOSH/HSE Innovation in Safety – Small Business Award.

The prize is £1,000 and a free two-day pass to the IOSH 2012 Conference and Exhibition, the largest health and safety conference in the UK. Deadline for entries 1 December 2011.

James Chapman, farm worker and chairman of the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs, wins an award in recognition of his work in spreading potentially life saving safety messages across the faming community.

A free event for European Health and Safety Week ‘Healthy Workplaces’, organised by Bradford Area Occupational Health and Safety Forum and Enterprise Europe Network in Yorkshire. Council Chambers, Bradford, Thursday 27 October

Some of the most common risk management related health and safety questions

A farming company has been fined after a worker had to have two toes from his right foot amputated, when he became entangled in machinery inside a grain reception pit.