Category: Court Cases

Week commencing 15th July – In the News

Train company fined £1m after passenger death In the biggest Health and Safety story of the week, Govia Thameslink have been fined £1m after a passenger was killed on the Gatwick Express in August 2016. The victim leant out of a train window and was struck by a trackside steel gantry. An extensive HSE investigation […]

Week commencing 1st July – In the News

WA Management unveils new ‘Hazard of the Month’ This week, WA Management unveiled its latest ‘Hazard of the Month’ for July: Dust. Each month, we take a scrutinising look at overlooked, misunderstood or topical areas of the Health and Safety sector. Through research blogs and targeted posts, the Hazard of the Month looks to illuminate […]

Week commencing 10th June – In the News

WA Management continues to offer unbeatable online training Since the end of May, WA Management has been providing affordable, accessible and effective online training for your health and safety needs. Ranging from asbestos management to anti-bribery practices, our online courses are tailor-made to provide clarification and understanding. Better still, the RoSPA-accredited courses are all available […]

Week commencing 3rd June – In the News

WA Management unveil NEW ‘Hazard of the Month’ As has become a tradition at WA Management, each month we cast our scrutinising eye onto a different hazard or aspect of Health and Safety which has been overlooked or needs reassessment. For June, we are looking at Display Screen Equipment (DSE), and the subtle, often unnoticeable […]

Week commencing 27th May – In the News

Plastering contractor fined after fall       On Monday, we reported on a fine issued by the HSE to a Cambridge-based plastering contractor after an employee was injured in a fall. The investigation uncovered that there had been insufficient safety measures in place to mitigate the risk of the fall. All throughout May, we have been […]

Week commencing 20th May – In the News

Great deals available on NEW online shop      Looking to refresh your core Health and Safety skills? Or perhaps seeking to provide RoSPA accredited training for your employees? Then look no further than WA Management’s brand-new online courses shop; which provides comprehensive and accessible training on everything from Asbestos Awareness to Cyber Security. All the […]

Week commencing 13th May – In the News

WA Management Online Shop NOW OPEN!        This week, we were enormously excited to announce that our online shop is now live. WA Management is now your one-stop shop for RoSPA-accredited eLearning courses, all available 24/7 with downloadable certificates upon completion. From hazardous substance control to cybersecurity, there is a course for each and every […]

Week commencing 6th May – In the News

New ‘Hazard of the Month’ for WA Management This week, we unveiled our latest ‘Hazard of the Month’ for May, which is Working at Height. Each month, we take a scrutinising look at some of the key aspects of a particular hazard, such as the way it is classified and how the risks associated with […]

Week commencing 29th April – In the News

HSE Fine after ‘careless removal’ of asbestos       Last week, we reported on an Oldham-based building contractor which was fined heavily by the HSE after it undertook the unauthorised removal of dangerous substances, including asbestos. The contractor in question appeared to strip a garage ceiling without any safety precautions in place, and left the dangerous […]

Week commencing 22nd April – In the News

Dangerous drone encounters leap by over a third      This week, we reported on an article by IFSEC Global which highlighted the worrying increase in dangerous encounters with drones at UK Airports. Indeed, illegal drone intrusions have shot up by over 34% in 2018. This comes mere months after an unwarranted drone intrusion brought Gatwick […]