Articles tagged with "guarding"

Worker is injured as Improvement Notice is not heeded

In this construction safety case, HSE inspectors had visited the site and were so unhappy with aspects of its safety management that they served an Improvement Notice on the principal...


Lift shaft injury blamed on low guard rail

Whenever there is a construction safety court case, attention is thrown on the contractors concerned, and whether they obeyed the letter of the law precisely. If they did not, then regardless o...


Contractor Fined after Guarding Failure Causes Accident

The need for proper machine guarding has been thrown into stark relief by an incident that has just come to Court. In it, a building contractor was fined due to a bad injury to a sub-contracted...