The death of an engineer who was fatally crushed when a 20-tonne piston fell on him would not have happened had an adequate risk assessment been carried out beforehand, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector who investigated the case has told IOSH magazine.
The Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent last Thursday (28 April) although many of its provisions will only come into force in a year to 18 months’ time to provide industry with sufficient time to prepare.
This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work (Thursday 28 April) is based on the theme ‘act together to build a positive safety and health culture’. We asked members of the IOSH Presidential team one question: what’s the one top tip you would give to members about ensuring a positive safety culture in a workplace? Here is how they responded.