< training

Health and Safety Consultancy Services for SMEs in Birmingham, West Midlands and beyond

10 Health and Safety Experts for Businesses to Follow on Twitter

Twitter is a probably the best way to connect with other organisations and individuals related to your industry, helping you stay on top of industry news, views and issues. If you’re interested in Health and Safety to build your business, you may also find it beneficial to connect with people whose livelihood is Health and… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Loss of Life at Recycling Centre Results in Fine for Tipton Firm

Employee received no Training for using Loader A 21 year old man was killed when working at a paper bailing factory in the West Midlands in 2008.  The recycling company were fined £200,000 for breaching two sections of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. On top of the fine the company, SITA UK… Read the Full Post

Posted in Health and Safety at Work, Health and Safety Services, Health and Safety Tests, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Construction Worker Injured – Results in Fines for Contractor

Construction firm fined for neglecting contractor training A maintenance fitter who had been contractor by Van Elle Ltd in Nottingham suffered injuries to his person when he was working on the M1 motorway.  The unnamed man was driving an excavator when he was thrown out from behind the wheel and landed on an excavator blade… Read the Full Post

Posted in Health and Safety Law, Health and Safety Services, Safety Services, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

County Council in Warwickshire Fined for Failing Self-Employed Worker

The Health and Safety Executive have prosecuted the Warwickshire County Council. They decided to prosecute the council after one of their contractors was injured on the job.  A self-employed heating contractor was badly injured when he was working around machinery which was not properly guarded. As a result of the accident the contractor, John Shields,… Read the Full Post

Posted in Fire Risk Management, Health and Safety at Work, Health and Safety Services, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Has Health and Safety Taken a Step Too Far?

A Case of the Wrong Type of Rescue Equipment Alison Hume’s Life Could Have Been Saved. Has Health and Safety Taken a Step Too Far? In the news last week there was the story about the tragic and preventable death of Alison Hume who dies in July 2008. The 44 year old mother fell down… Read the Full Post

Posted in CDM Coordinators, CDM Regulations, competent person, Competent Person Service, Construction, Health and Safety at Work, Health and Safety Law, Health and Safety Services, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Collapse of Scaffolding Seriously Injures Nottingham Worker

A scaffolding company which is based in Kirkby in Ashfield has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety executive.  They were found to be responsible for a collapse of the scaffolding in Nottingham which injured a local roofer.   The roofing contractor had to take four months off work while he recovered from his injuries. The… Read the Full Post

Posted in CDM Regulations, CDM Services, CHAS Application, Competent Person Service, Health and Safety Services, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shower of Glass leaves workers with serious injuries in Bristol

Workplace risk assessments are one of the vital elements which are offered by health and safety consultants in the UK. By performing regular risk assessments it is possible to cut down on the amount of injuries which occur in Britain’s work places.  The risk assessments can also be used to highlight any areas of great… Read the Full Post

Posted in Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Latest Blog Posts
OFSTED inspector kicks off a health and safety row OFSTED inspector kicks off a health and safety row In this day and age, it is rare to hear a civil servant calling for... Read More
What can you learn from Romanian site health and safety? What can you learn from Romanian site health and safety? Lax health and safety standards may be amusing – until someone gets hurt. When... Read More
What is the most dangerous industry in the UK? What is the most dangerous industry in the UK? The HSE has released their latest figures about UK health and safety – and the... Read More
Follow all of the latest Veritas Consulting news on our RSS feed