Monthly Roundup of Industry News

Waste recycling company fined £1.275 million after employee loses arm

A waste recycling company has been fined after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt.

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Trump begins withdrawal process from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Donald Trump has officially triggered the process of withdrawing the US from the Paris Agreement climate accord, which will make the world's largest economy the only nation outside of the agreement.

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Ferry operator fined £400,000 after worker injured by moving vehicle

Ferry operator Stena Line has been prosecuted after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a van being reversed out of a docked vessel.

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Dame Judith Hackitt to advise on new Building Safety Regulator

Dame Judith Hackitt has been appointed as an advisor to the new Building Safety Regulator, however there have been questions over why establishing the new body is taking so long.

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HSE have now released annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain

The annual report by the HSE includes statistics for work-related ill health, workplace injuries, working days lost, enforcement action taken, and the associated costs to Great Britain. The number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain is still too high though, the new statistics show.

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