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April 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Corporate manslaughter

First prosecution under new corporate manslaughter legislation announced 24/04/2009 - Article from UK safety & Health.



A Cotswolds firm and one of its directors will be the first to be prosecuted under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMA), the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.



The CPS has authorised a charge of corporate manslaughter against Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings Ltd, of Birdlip in Gloucestershire, in relation to the death of… Continue

Added by Carlstien on April 29, 2009 at 0:42 — 4 Comments

Horseplay.

I recently had an incident where workers at my company on the night shift were engaged in horseplay. We got some video footage and were horrified to see not only the extent of the horseplay, but the fact that the main participant was the supervisor of the shift. When questioned he said he saw nothing wrong with it as the guys work hard and need to have some fun. Even after showing him the footage, which showed many instances where some of the guys could have been seriously injured or even… Continue

Added by Haala Nassir on April 17, 2009 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

This is a reminder of Trinidad & Tobago Chineses workers

I have seen this in Trinidad & Tobago where the immigrant chinese workers sleep in overcrowded cramped construction sites sheds.



A construction contractor put the safety of five Polish workers at risk by allowing them to sleep on a site with flammable materials present, a court heard.



Principal contractor, Asaad Al-Helu was undertaking construction work at a site in Hull. The premises contained flammable materials, such as wood and rubbish, and an unsafe electrical… Continue

Added by Carlstien on April 8, 2009 at 4:28 — 1 Comment

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