26 04, 2016

Business man fined over £19k for failure in Safety at Height risk assessment

April 26th, 2016|Safety at Height|Comments Off on Business man fined over £19k for failure in Safety at Height risk assessment

A self employed business man has been fined over £19,000 for failing to risk assess a roof job to work safely at height & failing to provide safety at height training to his employee. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee was replacing broken tiles on a roof. After completing the repair on the roof [...]

18 04, 2016

Belfast company fined for exposing workers to Asbestos fibres

April 18th, 2016|Asbestos|Comments Off on Belfast company fined for exposing workers to Asbestos fibres

A Belfast property company has been fined for exposing workers to Asbestos fibres in the refurbishment of a popular entertainment venue. The company pleaded guilty to three breaches of the health and safety legislation in Belfast Crown Court. The property company was contracted to undertake and manage the refurbishment of the Devenish Complex in Belfast. [...]

3 04, 2016

Construction Company fined for safety at height failings

April 3rd, 2016|Safety at Height|Comments Off on Construction Company fined for safety at height failings

The Crown Court in Belfast heard that a joiner was working with two others fitting panels during the construction of temporary decking, known as ‘skydecking’. The joiner fell over four metres through a hole in the roof, suffering multiple injuries, including broken ribs and a fractured hand. Following an investigation, the HSENI charged both the [...]

22 03, 2016

Restaurant owner jailed and fined £29K for Fire Safety failings

March 22nd, 2016|Fire, Hospitality|Comments Off on Restaurant owner jailed and fined £29K for Fire Safety failings

A restaurant owner has been given a prison sentence and fined a total of £29,000 after admitting a number of fire safety failings at his restaurant in Nottinghamshire. When Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) visited the premises, they identified a number of issues including fundamental layout issues relating to protection of the staircase, the [...]

16 03, 2016

HBE team flexes their muscles for Sport Relief

March 16th, 2016|HBE|Comments Off on HBE team flexes their muscles for Sport Relief

Members of our Group Head Office team have flexed their muscles for Sport Relief 2016 by taking part in a 5km walk/run from our Newry office on Wednesday 16th March. To help us get into the spirit of the day, the whole office was encouraged to wear something red for the day. The good news [...]

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