Archive for December, 2014

Delegate of the month

Husband and Wife Peter and Tracey Somerfield you are our Delegates of the month We start the New Year 2015 with two delegates of the month Pete... (more)

Fuel firm fined after tanker explosion causes horrific burns

A national oil and environmental services company has been fined £25,000 after two workers were badly burned in a tanker explosion. One of the men... (more)

Congratulations David Edwards you are our Winner

CRS are pleased to announce that David Edwards from Wales is our Winner of the £50 M&S voucher, David was our Delegate of the month December,... (more)

Shop fitting firm fined for Oxford Street hoarding collapse

Shoppers were crushed when a large hoarding collapsed in the heart of Oxford Street less than 24 hours after it had been erected, a court has heard. ... (more)

Middlesex property developer and Buckinghamshire builder to pay £180K over death at former RAF site

A Middlesex property development firm and a Buckinghamshire contractor have been ordered to pay a total of over £180,000 for safety failings after a ... (more)

Season’s greetings – with ‘silly’ health and safety stories

At Corporate Risk Systems (CRS), we know what season it is by the nature of the silly stories that appear in the press. Each summer, we read ‘elf n ... (more)

Rochdale company fined £10K over worker’s severe chemical burns

A Rochdale fabric firm has been fined £10,000 after an employee fell into a vat of bleach and suffered severe chemical burns over most of his body. P... (more)

Bridgend care home to pay £196K in fines and costs following elderly resident’s death

A care home company failed to ensure an elderly resident’s safety when she managed to overcome a restrictor device to open a window and fall from he... (more)

Legal update: Explosives Regulations 2014, Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014

CRS regularly updates our clients and contacts on new HSE legislation when it is published – this time, on new laws governing explosives and acetyle... (more)

Thames Water order to pay £361K after worker’s death

Thames Water has been ordered to pay more than £361,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed by a reversing excavator at a treatment works in... (more)