CDM 2015 – How contractors and duty-holders are coping with the changes

The amendments to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations CDM 2015 came into effect in April 2015 and placed a burden to builders in terms of new health and safety responsibilities. It is now compulsory for designers and builders working on domestic premises, to develop

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Firm fined after worker struck by bus

A company contracted to lay a pipe under a road surface was sentenced today after a court heard it failed to keep and maintain a save place of work, resulting in an injury to a worker. Rebeck Communications Limited was employed to lay pipe across

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New Sentencing Council Definitive Guidelines Published

From 1st February 2016 all courts must comply with new guidelines when sentencing offenders following health and safety, corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences. In order to determine a structure, range and starting point the guidance sets out a range of sentences for each type

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