Tag Archives: HSE


Director jailed for failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure

A company director has been jailed for eight months after failing to protect workers from exposure to asbestos at a student development project in Winchester. Stephen Davies, 59, had set up Cavendish Winchester Ltd with the sole purpose of refurbishing the Winnall Close commercial unit into student rental accommodation. His co-director Neil Bolton, 56, was … read more

Company fined after worker crushed to death

A company in Kent has been fined £175,000 following the death of an employee. Liam McArdle, from Gravesend, was fatally crushed by an excavator attachment while working for Erith Plant Services Limited on 21 September 2021. A demolition grab, attached to an excavator, fell onto the 24-year-old while it was loaded onto a lorry at … read more

Stay safe around cattle in the countryside at Easter

The Easter break will see thousands of people heading into the countryside to stretch their legs and enjoy Britain’s stunning scenery. While the vast majority of walkers enjoy the countryside safely and use the extensive network of footpaths, bridleways, and public access land without any problems, going through fields where there are cattle can be … read more