Once more, a large fine is imposed on companies that fail to manage the health risks to their workers (and others) from potential exposure to asbestos properly. Asbestos failures mean that three companies have together been fined more than £1,000,000 after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest. The Southwark Crown

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Nottingham Crown Court heard that on 01 June 2015 a disabled  71-year-old man suffered bruising and injuries to his arms, legs and head from the incident involving Council Workers. The court heard that council employees were collecting branches (which were to be burned) from Rufford Park, transporting them using a tractor mounted grab attachment.  During this process,

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I thoroughly enjoyed the Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors course. I found it gave me a lot to think about but also helped give me a clearer view of the direction I need to go in. Nigel Slawson, Development & Resource Manager, East Midlands Ceramics Ltd

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Breadmakers Warburtons Ltd has been fined  £1.9 million after an agency worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt. The Crown Court in Nottingham heard how on 4 August 2015 the agency worker was cleaning parts of the bread line when his arm got trapped leaving him with friction burns which

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