Emprocom Blog

Stress Overtakes MSDs In Britian's Workplaces, Says HSE

13 February 2018

Figures show the number of workers who said they experienced stress, depression or anxiety was up 7% on the previous period, from 488,000 (a rate of 1,510 per 100,000 workers) to 526,000.

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Developer Lands £200K Fine For CDM Breaches

13 February 2018

The owner of a block of flats has been fined £200,000 after allowing work on an unsafe site to restart after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector had served him enforcement notices.

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UK Safety Fines Rose 80% In First Year Of New Sentencing Guidelines

13 February 2018

Fines handed to duty holders found guilty of safety and health offences increased by 80% in the 12 months to the end of March 2017 despite a fall in the number of cases prosecuted.

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Lincolnshire tyre company pays £300K for lack of seatbelt rule!

13 February 2018

A Lincolnshire-based tyre firm has been fined £300,000 after a worker died when the forklift truck he was operating overturned.

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Safety Training - Don't Get Caught Out!

09 February 2018

Often when we carry out annual safety audits for clients, new employees may have started employment months before and safety training requirements have been overlooked…

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Emprocom Goes for Growth

21 November 2017

Health and safety experts have invested in a move to state-of-the-art offices, which reflect their determination to ensure clients are equally smart when it comes to staying up-to-date with the latest regulations.

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Safety Performance Award for Fragrances UK

09 March 2017

A big congratulations to Fragrances UK for achieving our safety performance award, in recognition of their outstanding improvement in the time we have worked together.

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Stately home butler crushed to death by lift

07 March 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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CDM Oversight

07 March 2017

DIY retail brand Leyland SDM (LSDM) has been handed a £450,000 fine after four workers fell more than 3.5 m while moving a ventilation unit during a warehouse refurbishment

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CDM Breaches Result in Fines

21 December 2016

Two London based construction companies were prosecuted after a HSE inspection identified serious safety breaches on a double basement construction project.

Westminster Magistrates Court heard that emergency services had been called to a property at Bathurst Mews, London, where excavation work to form a double basement was being carried out.  They rescued a labourer with a broken arm and reported their concerns about the dangerous site to the HSE.

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