News from the Health and Safety Executive

Worker sentenced for unregistered gas work
Wednesday 21 March 2018 | Gas
Mr Cody Stevens, an unregistered gas fitter operating as a director of Master Plumbing Contractors Limited, has today been fined for carrying out gas work without being registered with Gas Safe Register.
West Midlands man handed suspended sentence for unregistered gas work
Wednesday 14 March 2018 | Gas
An unregistered gas fitter was handed a 26-month suspended sentence for carrying out gas work after his Gas Safe Registration had been removed and he had been prohibited from carrying out further work on gas appliances and fittings.
Company and director sentenced after carrying out unregistered gas work
Friday 09 March 2018 | Gas
A Chelmsford based company and director have been fined after conducting gas work at a domestic property in Mount Pleasant, Maldon without being gas safe registered.
Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos
Monday 18 September 2017 | Agriculture
Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks […]
Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him
Wednesday 12 April 2017 | Gas
An Essex company who are specialists in gas infrastructure have been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in and struck him.