Facts & Figures

HSE’s Annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatalities, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2015. The provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents revealed that 137 workers were fatally injured between April 2016 and March 2017 (a Read more about HSE’s Annual workplace fatality figures[…]

Concrete company fined after worker’s head injuries

A concrete company has been fined after a worker had suffered head injuries. The magistrates court heard how an employee of the company had suffered head injuries when preparing to clean a concrete mixer. This involved operators lying in the mixer to clean the discharge chute door, which discharges the mixed concrete into “hoppers” below. Read more about Concrete company fined after worker’s head injuries[…]