BES News

Worker falls down lift shaft at care home

3rd Jan 2019

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Woodbay Limited, which operates Abbotsford Nursing Home in Ardrossan on Scotland’s west coast, has been fined £50,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries after falling from height.

Work related illnesses top 1.4 million annually

3rd Dec 2018

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A new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report shows that 1.4 million people in the UK were suffering from a work-related illness in 2017/18.

HSE inspection campaign

5th Nov 2018

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Two waste management companies have been fined by the Health and Safety Executive after injuries were sustained to workers on their premises.

MEWP rental market shows sustained growth

31st Aug 2018

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The MEWP hire market recorded a year-on-year increase of around 8%, according to IPAF’s Powered Access Rental Market Report, compiled by global research organisation Ducker Worldwide.

Jury rules in lift engineer death

27th Jul 2018

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An engineer, killed at an Ikea store after being crushed by a lift, died as a result of ‘human error’ an inquest heard.