Health & Safety

Health and safety

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work-related fatalities in 2019/20. Of the 111 workers who were fatally injured at work between April 2019 and March 2020; 40 of them were construction

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Engel high-viz workwear helps the environment

A brand-new range of high visibility protective safety clothing with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles has been introduced by workwear manufacturer Engel Workwear. Called ‘Safety Light’, each item of clothing can be verified to consist of

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Known facts, important information for businesses and useful links COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. The UK Chief Medical Officers state the risk to the public is HIGH. THE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS ARE: A

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Director jailed for health and safety breach

Kevin Leathers, the Director of G & L Scaffolding and Roofing Ltd, has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment for a breach of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 at Southwark Crown Court. Scaffolder Jon Currie died on

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