Coronavirus (COVID-19) HSE Statement

The following statement has been issued by the Health & safety Executive (HSE) 25th March 2020 COVID -19 – Equipment legally subject to Written Schemes, Statutory Inspections or Thorough Examinations Following the Government’s recent announcement of measures designed to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, HSE is aware of concerns relating to the examination of equipment [...]

By |2020-03-25T10:51:08+00:00March 25th, 2020|Uncategorised|

Bolton resident dies in lift shaft fall

A property management company has been fined after a resident of Marsden House in Bolton died after falling down a lift shaft. Bolton Crown Court heard how 29 year old Craig Jones and a friend were trapped in a lift and unable to raise the alarm. They attempted a self-rescue by forcing the doors open and sliding out onto the floor below. [...]

By |2017-08-30T12:39:35+01:00January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Director caught out by HSE return visit fined £25,000

The Managing Director of a Derbyshire firm was caught using a "dangerous" machine which "could have exploded" just two hours after it had been condemned by the Health and Safety Inspectorate. Matthew Holmes "put his life and the lives of his employees at risk of death or serious injury" by using the compressed air receiver [...]

By |2017-08-30T12:40:04+01:00January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|