There are many examples where failure of the client-contractor relationship has caused fire or other damage to property, or a significant accident resulting in injury to others.
The UK branch of a spiritual organisation headquartered in Bedford has been ordered to pay nearly £500,000 after a volunteer fell nearly two metres from an unsafe scaffold tower and later died.
A logistics company has been fined £373,000 after a worker was crushed while unloading a vehicle from a visiting delivery lorry.
A building contractor has been jailed after a historic house he was working on partially collapsed.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has ordered tests
A number of safety failings were uncovered during an HSE investigation, following an incident in which a worker fell from a ladder and suffered serious injuries. (more…)
First global standard for occupational health and safety management was published
A construction company has been fined after an employee died after falling over 6 metres.