fbpx

News & Updates

Broadcast January 2021

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast, where we have articles from all of our teams, covering Racking, the new HR challenges in 2021, how we’re still delivering training during the pandemic and reducing legionella risk, as well as an update on our Walk to Fork challenge. H&S UPDATE : Racking – the forgotten danger in the […]

A happy workplace for all

With so many news stories and awareness days regarding mental health and wellbeing at this time of year, it’s important to remember that a key contributory factor in your employees’ mental health is for them to feel comfortable at work, knowing that they will not be discriminated against. In fact, as an employer you have a […]

Lack of bed rail assessment lead to nursing home resident’s leg amputation

A nursing home has been fined after a resident’s leg was repeatedly trapped in a bed rail. Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court heard how, a resident at Crosfield House Limited in Rhayader was admitted to hospital when her leg, which had repeatedly been trapped between her mattress and the bed rail, became discoloured and cold to […]

Failure to carry out playground safety check led to 5 year old’s death

London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council has been sentenced after a five-year-old girl died when playground equipment collapsed on top of her at Mile End Park. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that, Alexia Walenkaki was swinging on a rope attached at one end to a wooden post, when the play equipment gave way. The post snapped […]

No safe system of work at construction site led to worker’s crush injuries

The director of a construction company has been sentenced after a sub-contractor suffered serious injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him at a construction site in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Brighton Magistrates’ Court heard that, sub-contractors were moving sheets of plasterboard weighing 32kg each from the ground floor to the second floor of a […]