GUIDANCE: October 2017 | Portable Ladders

October 17, 2017, 12:40 pm

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SAFETY ALERT: July 2017 | Food & Hygiene Safety

August 23, 2017, 1:56 pm

This Safety Alert has been issued to highlight lessons learnt following a recent BBC Watchdog investigation and the discovery of faecal coliform bacteria found in ice at three of UKs biggest high street coffee chains. Take-away coffee in cardboard cups has been a growing phenomenon in recent years as is Britain’s love for fast food […]

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Developer’s CDM breach left worker paralysed

July 19, 2017, 3:02 pm

A property developer has been fined £10,000 after an incident at a property conversion in St Albans left an electrician paralysed. Overview Sukhdev Kundi was working on a stepladder on the first floor of the property when the incident happened on 30/05/12. He fell off a ladder through an opening, breaking his spine in three places. […]

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Steel River expands with new sister offering

July 17, 2017, 12:08 pm

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SAFETY ALERT: June 2017 | Time to Review your Fire & Escape Procedures

June 30, 2017, 4:24 pm

This Safety Alert has been issued to highlight lessons learnt following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower resulting in the death of 79 people, and an aftermath of trauma and residents displaced from their homes. Whilst the investigation and public enquiry progresses into the causes and accountability for the devastation that occurred at Grenfell Tower, […]

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SAFETY ALERT: October 2016 | Entrapment Under 22 Tonne Excavator

November 9, 2016, 12:07 pm

This Safety Alert has been issued to highlight lessons learnt following a serious incident that recently occurred during demobilisation of a construction site and associated loading activity. Description During the latter stages of a gas pipeline project on which the site was dissected by a river, a number of large plant items and equipment were […]

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SAFETY ALERT: February 2016 | New Sentencing Guidelines

February 22, 2016, 3:03 pm

New Sentencing Guidelines – How does it affect you? The new Sentencing Guidelines came into force on 1st February 2016, and now include a fines structure based upon an organisations turnover, level of culpability and the degree of harm that someone is exposed to. Your organisation doesn’t need to have a fatality or serious accident […]

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SRC selected for international power project

February 9, 2016, 10:24 am

LEADING international health-and-safety specialists Steel River Consultants (SRC) have been selected to provide key technical support for a project to construct an electricity link between the UK and Norway. The company will act as hazard identification (HAZID) facilitator and provide CDM support and health and safety advisory services to cable supplier Prysmian. The North Sea […]

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SAFETY ALERT: November 2015 | Reportable Finger Injury

December 10, 2015, 2:07 pm

Reportable Finger Injury Following a recent serious incident that occurred during removal of a redundant Junction Box (JB), this Safety Alert has been drafted to highlight what happened. Description The cover was secured with a number of Allen key bolts. As the technician removed the last bolt, the cover rotated round the remaining bolt, coming […]

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