Firm sentenced after worker’s roof fall

A Glasgow company has been fined for safety failings after a worker narrowly escaped major injury after falling five metres through a fragile roof light. http://news.hse.gov.uk/

Safety notice – Potential failure of window restrictors

Potential failure of window side-stay restrictors in health and social care premises. Action required where there are people vulnerable to the risk of falls to prevent falling from height due to failure of the window side-stay mechanism. http://news.hse.gov.uk/

School trip case studies

Two new case studies focusing on a London trip and a sawmill trip are now available online. http://news.hse.gov.uk/

Podcast – Asbestos training pledge

In this episode of the HSE podcast, we look at how HSE has been working with industry on the asbestos training pledge. http://news.hse.gov.uk/

RR899 – High reliability organisations: A review of the literature

In recent years there has been a huge increase in the literature talking about the control of major hazard risks, in particular the philosophies of high reliability organisations, resilience management and safety culture. This report identifies key features and characteristics that need to be adopted by organisations to achieve ongoing high reliability and safety objectives. […]

Companies fined after Arsenal stadium injury

Three construction companies were fined after a worker helping build Arsenal’s Ashburton Grove stadium was injured so badly, his leg had to be amputated. http://news.hse.gov.uk/