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Skip firm’s MD cleared of manslaughter after worker’s death

A Norfolk skip hire owner has been cleared of manslaughter due to gross negligence after a joint Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and police investigation over a worker’s death.

£150,000 fine after roofer falls while fixing leaky roof

A repair and maintenance company has been fined £150,000 after a worker fell 2 m off a ladder while working on a roof.

Renault pays £200k for LOLER and PUWER infringements

A car manufacturer that failed to ensure vehicle lifting equipment was maintained in good condition and efficient working order at two of its London sites has been sentenced. 


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Clear your head

How can we stop cognitive bias clouding our judgement in accident and incident investigations?

Liverpool Football Club: Goal getters

We talk to the Premier League club’s senior health and safety manager about CDM duties and procuring a bespoke health and safety management system to standardise its work. 

A SWIFT response

A variant on HAZOP analysis could bring new thoroughness to your risk assessments.