The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has launched a prosecution of Transport for London (TfL), Tram Operations and Alfred Dorris, the driver of the tram involved in the fatal derailment at Sandilands near Croydon in November 2016.
Construction firm Carillion’s failure to construct a drainage system correctly in accordance with the designer’s requirements has been identified as the main cause of a passenger train derailment at Carmont, Aberdeenshire in 2020, the Rail Accident Investigation Board (RAIB) has found.
The risk-based OSH regulatory system introduced by the Robens report, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, has influenced other countries to revamp their legislation. IOSH Magazine speaks to Ho Siong Hin, Senior Director at International WSH, to find out how Singapore has taken Robens’ philosophy forward.
The tragic death of four-year-old Harry Lee on his family farm in Newchurch-in-Pendle has led to IOSH, the Health and Safety Executive, and Harry’s own family to call for a renewed focus on children’s safety in agricultural settings.
All construction site staff and those with site responsibility should receive specific fire safety training to help limit or mitigate the damage caused by fires on future construction or restoration projects, argues the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).