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£160,000 fine after child killed by runaway pole

An employee of SPIE Ltd dropped off overhead power poles to a roadside embankment in an Ayreshire village. They were left at the top of a slope and were not secured in any way. Later, a group of children were playing in the area. 12 year old Kieran Esquierdo was standing on one of the 10-metre long, […]

Multiple safety failures lead to £260k fine after worker falls from height

Construction company, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after worker, Mark Smith, fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, Mr Smith, aged 36, was working at Stone Gappe Hall, Lothersdale, Keighley, owned by Richard McAlpine, a director of the McAlpine group of companies. Mr Smith was attaching […]

IOSH Managing Safely

Duration: 3 days The Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) is a globally recognised chartered body that promotes the highest standards for workplace health and safety. The IOSH Managing Safely course is designed for any individual, across numerous sectors, that has a responsibility for managing the health and safety risks, resources and workplace practices […]

IOSH Managing Safely

Duration: 3 days The Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) is a globally recognised chartered body that promotes the highest standards for workplace health and safety. The IOSH Managing Safely course is designed for any individual, across numerous sectors, that has a responsibility for managing the health and safety risks, resources and workplace practices […]

Working at Height

Duration: 3½ hours This course is designed for employees at all levels who are required to undertake working at height activities. This course will be tailored to suit individual needs taking into account the type of access equipment being used and work undertaken. Course includes: An overview of the Working at Height Regulations 2005 Hazards […]