Borough Council Fined For Asbestos Exposure Key Facts A borough council have been fined for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos. Two asbestos surveys had identified the presence of asbestos in the Town Hall basement, but no plan was put in place for managing the risk. They were issued an Improvement Notice and fined £66,000 plus

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Construction firm fined for unsafe basement work Key Facts: A construction firm have been fined after an HSE clampdown on poor safety conditions in basement projects. An unexpected HSE visit identified serious safety failings at the construction firm’s site, where workers lives were put at risk. The firm was fined £13,400 plus costs.

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Cold Weather Forklift truck safety – For many businesses, forklifts are an essential piece of material handling equipment that they cannot do without. Whether you work in warehousing, construction, many areas of production, transportation or a myriad of other fields, forklifts trucks can make life safer and easier for both you and your employees. Winter

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Steel Firm Fined After Worker’s Arm Crushed Key Facts:  A steel firm have been prosecuted after a worker’s arm was crushed by machinery. Failures in machinery guarding, training and risk assessments were identified. The firm was fined £10,000, a victim surcharge of £1,000 plus costs of £2,167.

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