Monthly roundup of industry news

Contractor and security company fined over £850,000 after security guard dies of hypothermia at windfarm

Two companies have been fined following an incident where a security guard died after being found lying face down and hypothermic, in deep snow, at a remote hillside in Ayrshire.

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Director jailed for failing to comply with HSE enforcement notices

A director of a former car salvage company has been jailed for failing to comply with HSE enforcement notices served to protect the health and safety of workers in his workplace and visitors to the site.

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HSE launches Working Minds campaign to encourage employers to promote good mental health in work

The regulator has warned that work-related stress and poor mental health risk are becoming a health and safety crisis for Great Britain’s workplaces.

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Property management company fined £80,000 for fire safety failings

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay more than £80,000 for safety failings which “exposed a potentially large number of people to risk of death or serious injury from fire”.

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Engineering company fined £80,000 after worker severed finger in machinery

Royston Lead Limited have been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker’s hand became trapped in a stamping machine.

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