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Edinburgh University fined for failings in health and safety to Animal Laboratory workers
 Edinburgh University branded 'shameful' after being fined £10,000 for health and safety failingsThe university plead guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to two separate health and safety offences. By Conor Matchett...
Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries in Scotland
 Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries in Scotland when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast.Livingston Sheriff Court heard that on 13 May 2017, James Brownlie was carrying out maintenance and repair work on a dry...
70% rise in workplace deaths in Scotland
5th JulyShock over 70% rise in Scottish deaths in the workplace By Martin Williams @MWilliamsHT Senior News Reporter at https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17750363.shock-70-rise-scottish-deaths-workplace/Louise Taggart is backing a campaign for company managers responsible for workplace...
Contractor electrocuted working at School in Scotland
from: https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/scottish-news/3260891/kilwinning-academy-workman-electrocuted/ Workman fighting for his life in hospital after being electrocuted in Kilwinning Academy horror accidentHe is believed to have suffered serious injuries after carrying out repair work at...
Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Clutha helicopter crash
 Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Clutha helicopter crash 24 November 2017 From the BBC section Glasgow & West Scotland http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-42108923 Read more about sharing. these are external links and will open in a...
Calls for better safety after worker crushed in Aberdeen bypass construction
 Union chief and MSP want better safety in place after AWPR accidentCalls for a safety review of Aberdeen’s bypass operation have been made after a worker was crushed by a pipe.A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the incident on the AWPR site at Milltimber.Police,...
Thousands without power as firefighter bring scrapyard fire under control
 Firefighters extinguish 17-hour Glasgow scrapyard blaze 43 minutes ago From the section Glasgow & West Scotland at he BBC A fire at a scrapyard in the Govan area of Glasgow has been extinguished after fire crews worked through the night to battle the blaze....
Health and Safety Consultant being sued over client accident
from: http://www.scottishconstructionnow.com/15261/angus-quarry-operator-sues-health-and-safety-firm-over-200k-death-fine/Angus quarry operator sues health and safety firm over £200k death fineOct 17, 2016By Editor in NewsNo Comments Tags: Angus, Geddes GroupAn Angus firm has launched a legal...
Police call in HSE over death of twins in Dalgety Bay
from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-35802621Police call in HSE over death of twins in Dalgety Bay 14th March 2016 From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East ScotlandImage copyright Police Scotland Image caption Mervyn Scott and Sarah Aitken with their...
Aberdeenshire farmer killed by grain bin falling from forklift
from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/829068/tragic-death-of-an-aberdeenshire-farmer-acted-as-a-wake-up-call/Tragic death of an Aberdeenshire farmer acted as a “wake-up call”9 February 2016 by Blair Dingwall  Fire at East Coast Viners near Drumlithie,...

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