Week Commencing 25/11/2019 – In The News

An orange and black excavator picking up sand against a blue sky with some clouds in it.

Construction Company Fined After Worker Killed By Overturned Vehicle A leading construction company has been fined following an incident in which a worker was killed when a dumper truck overturned. On 3 October 2016, David Scott Green, a groundworker working for Rose Builders Ltd, was manoeuvring a 9T front tipping dumper truck on a spoil heap […]

Week Commencing 18/11/2019 – In The News

Blocks of high-rise flats.

New December Hazard of the Month WA Management are excited to announce our last Hazard of the Month for 2019, Trespassing! Whilst there is one jolly trespasser we enjoy in December in order to get presents, unauthorised visitors on building sites can be dangerous. The law says you must conduct your business without putting members of the public at risk. This includes the public and other workers who […]

Week Commencing 04/11/2019 – In The News

A blue tractor on a green field with a tree against a cloudy blue sky.

Farming Partnership Fined After Member of the Public Killed The Farming Partnership B A L Ackroyd has been fined £18,000 with costs of £10,690 after a member of the public was killed. On 22 February 2017, the deceased was struck by a telescopic loader being driven by farmer Anthony Ackroyd. Mr Ackroyd was driving a telescopic loader […]

Week Commencing 28/10/2019 – In the News

Three tall chimneys that have electric wires passing between the, against a background of a blue sky and greenery.

New Hazard of the Month Revealed WA Management are pleased to announce their next hazard of the month for November is Lack of Employee Welfare. If you employ anyone (however short the period) you must ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’, provide adequate and appropriate welfare facilities for them while they are at work. ‘Welfare facilities’ include washing, toilet, rest and changing facilities, and somewhere clean to eat and […]

Week Commencing 21/10/2019 – In the News

A red double-decker bus in a busy city.

£1.2 MILLION Fine After Arm Amputation Mid-UK Recycling Ltd has been fined a hefty £1.2 million after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt in April 2015. This happened when the employee, whose role was a line operator, tried to fix a blockage on the line – his glove got dragged […]

Week commencing 5th August – In the News

A collection of different coloured hard hats.

Fantastic promotion to coincide with ‘Hazard of the Month’ To coincide with the ‘Hazard of the Month’ for August, which is fire, WA Management are offering a fantastic and limited-time deal on online courses. By Quoting ‘Fire19’ at the checkout, customers can receive an extra 10% OFF of Fire Marshalling and Fire Safety courses. All […]

Week commencing 8th July – In the News

Dust being blown about in the air.

WA Management release latest Research Blog To coincide with the Hazard of the Month for July, WA Management released their newest Research Blog, entitled: ‘Dust – the danger lurking in the air’. The blog takes an informative look into the hazards associated with dust, and how the risks to health can be drastically reduced through […]

Week commencing 1st July – In the News

Construction workers working at height on scaffolds.

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 27th May – In the News

Rows of pink and blue chairs in a stadium.

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 6th May – In the News

A person working at height against the side of a building with a harness on.

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 […]