BES News

MEWP rental market shows sustained growth

31st Aug 2018


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


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

Company given heavy fine following safety breaches

14th Jun 2018


Quainton Logistics & Storage Ltd has been heavily fined after it was found to be putting employees at risk with working conditions well below the required standard.

Organisation fined after worker left paralysed

5th Mar 2018


Birmingham firm Mercian Recycling Limited has been fined £80,000 after a 24-year-old man became trapped in machinery.

Newly elected BES council members

7th Aug 2017


The SOE AGM took place at the SOE head office in London and featured new President Howard Seymour's inauguration. Howard gave a Presidential address to mark the beginning of his time in office and gave a detailed brief of his intended strategy. The AGM also served to introduce the other eight elected board members.