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ATE Truck and Trailer Sales Ltd, a company that buys, refurbishes and sells Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and trailers has been sentenced after the death of 63-year-old worker William Price. On 21 February 2013 Mr Price suffered fatal head injuries when he was struck by the roof of a trailer he was dismantling Read More […]

A company director and site foreman have been found guilty of manslaughter after the death of a carpenter who fell through a floor void when the scaffolding board he stepped on snapped. The incident, which took place in September 2014, occurred only a year after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified poor work […]

Yesterday members attended the Service Training Centre of East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service for a workshop on Fire at Work and how to extinguish. We were made very welcome and thanks must go to Raj Baksi, Commercial Training Manager & Instructor, our host/trainer for such a fun and informative session. Below are some pictures […]

US-owned domestic appliance manufacturer Whirlpool has revised its procedures for co-ordinating contractors’ work after a fire alarm engineer died when he fell from a work platform. On 21 March 2015, Clive Dalley, 66, was moving a heat detector that formed part of the alarm system at Whirlpool’s factory at Yate, near Bristol, where it makes […]

Dr Bill Gunnyeon yesterday launched the institution’s 2017–2022 strategy at its Middle East Conference in Doha, Qatar. WORK 2022 includes a programme that will encourage young people to choose a career in safety and health, and a new entry-level qualification. [28 April 2017] Read more