A haulage company has been fined after an employee sustained injuries falling from a wooden pallet carried on a fork lift truck.
The number of offshore hydrocarbon releases reached a record low last year, new provisional figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal.
Public consultative on the Health and Safety Executive’s proposals to remove twelve legislative measures which HSE believes are either redundant or have been overtaken by more up to date legislation. Have your say – this consultation began on 17 June and will finish on 12 July 2013.
A site supervisor has been fined after a co-worker was left paralysed after falling ten metres from the roof of a Tyneside warehouse.
A Norfolk plumber has appeared in court for illegally carrying out gas work for a landlord in Norwich.
Fall Protection has attained full accreditation to CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme). As fully accredited companies, we will be required to undergo an annual audit to ensure our ongoing compliance with Health & Safety best practice.
John McGowan, Managing Director of Fall Protection, is delighted with the success; “Achieving CHAS accreditation demonstrates our company’s drive and commitment in attaining the high standards required to operate in the construction environment. We will endeavour to strive for continuous improvement and the creation of a positive safety culture throughout the organisation.
By adopting specific compliance measures and having them audited and recognised by CHAS illustrates our determination to deliver our services to a very high standard as well as focusing on the safety and wellbeing of our employees”.