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Building firm handed £900k fine for bricklayer’s fatal head injuries

A building company found guilty of failing to safely manage work on a construction site has been fined £900,000 after a bricklayer died from fatal head injuries.

Occupational health standards need to be spread through construction industry

New research has revealed the need for occupational health standards to be “trickled down” through the construction industry to match improvements in safety criteria. 

Utility management co’s £400k fine for farm’s powerline electrocution

A utility management services provider must pay £400,000 after a driver operating on its site received a fatal electrical shock when the extendable grab arm on his lorry came into contact with an overhead power line. 


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EHS Congress 2018

More than 250 delegates gathered in Berlin on 7 and 8 November 2018 to discuss management issues including OSH culture and leadership. 

Karl Simons, Thames Water

The London utility’s OSH and security head is driving down injury rates with a ‘culture of care’.

IOSH 2018

Post-Grenfell regulatory reform, ISO 45001 lessons, Formula One racing safety and managing accident investigations were among the highlights of this year’s conference.