Articles tagged with "risk assessment"

Ruptured gas pipe causes public evacuation

Private sector clients and principal contractors are often brought before the courts by the HSE for their failures to abide by construction health and safety regulations. It is less common to...


Roofing contractor ignores own risk assessment

We have to write far too often about contractors that do not prepare risk assessments or write method statements. This is clearly culpable behaviour: yet here we have an almost equally bad case...


Local Council guilty of safety faults

Normally we find ourselves reporting on cases where the HSE has taken independent principal contractors to task, and ultimately to court, for breaching the construction safety regulations. Even...