Entries by Tony Benson

Kids help spot dangers

Primary school children are being challenged by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to spot dangers on a construction site.

Hand held grinder causes fatality

A steel foundry has been sentenced after a South Yorkshire worker was killed when he was struck in the face by a shard from an abrasive disc that exploded from a hand-held grinding machine. Stuart Stead, 49, of Mexborough, Doncaster, was using the hand-held grinder while he worked on a casting at H.I. Quality Steel […]

Skip hire firm fined £14,000 for safety failings

Liverpool firm Waste Away Skip Hire (Liverpool) Ltd and its director Leanne Koo have pleaded guilty at South Sefton Magistrates Court to safety failings. In April 2013, a full-time employee of Waste Away was struck by a reversing fork lift truck and dragged under a rear wheel whilst he was picking through waste materials, causing […]

Injured Workers Remembered

The thousands of people who have been killed, disabled, seriously injured or made ill through their work will be remembered during a day of action to commemorate their plight.