Articles tagged with "health and safety inspectors"

HSE focuses on construction health issues

When reviewing the prodigious output from HSE’s publicity department, it is easy to think that the organisation focuses mostly upon the high-profile cases of death and injury at work caused b...


Public put at risk by dangerous scaffolding

Scaffolding has very much been in the spotlight in building health and safety terms recently, especially with the series of rolling regional ‘crackdowns’ by HSE on working at height...


Building owners’ safety risk – the public

Normally we cover the difficulties encountered by building contractors when they infringe the construction health and safety regulations. Here we go off-topic a little, but only in the cause of...


Principal Contractor blamed for platform collapse

In construction safety terms, it is not just the letter of the health and safety regulations that matter, but how they are put into practice. Here is a case where they were not.