Farmers are being reminded to ensure they have full forward visibility when driving machinery.
Health and Safety Executive
An investigation has been launched after a substance which can cause suffocation was found in an offshore diver’s breathing gas.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating after a fire involving oil broke out on a North Sea platform.
Farmers and crofters could face serious penalties if they don’t pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) chairman Martin Temple has urged farmers and crofters to put accident prevention at the heart of their working lives.
A formal investigation has been launched into a serious industrial accident at a Fraserburgh fish plant.
Oil and gas giant BP is understood to be at loggerheads with a UK safety authority over how it is preparing North Sea workers for lifeboat evacuation.
Hospital bosses are poised to fund a £1.6million project to help prevent patients from hurting themselves, following an order from the Health and Safety Executive.
Forestry, fishing and agriculture remain the most dangerous sectors to work in, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Health and safety chiefs have accused bosses at a Mintlaw-based fish processing plant of failing to protect their workforce.
Health and safety investigators have discovered Aberdeen City Council potentially exposed workers in a high-rise to asbestos.
An investigation has been launched into the eight-hour evacuation of a fish processing plant following a gas leak.
Farmers have been told to ensure casual workers are properly trained to use equipment and that they are aware of safe stop procedures.
A boat owner whose vessel was linked to the death of a diver has admitted breaching health and safety laws.
French energy giant Total has been issued with a safety notice after it “failed” to adequately assess the safety risks around changing offshore rotas.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned Teekay following a “major” gas release on the Petrojarl Foinaven FPSO.
Everyone hiring inflatable play equipment such as bouncy castles this season should complete a new health and safety check list on the Highland Council’s website, according to advice from the council’s environmental health officers.
The number of people killed while at work in Scotland has been branded “a source of concern” by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Farmers and crofters have been reminded not to carry children as passengers on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
Leaked report reveals Bridge of Don Academy staff were placed at risk of exposure to asbestos following series of safety breaches
A leaked Aberdeen City Council report reveals workers were placed at risk of exposure to asbestos following a series of safety breaches.
A Fraserburgh manufacturing company has been fined £10,000 after a worker’s arm got trapped in a giant drill.
Oil exploration firm EnQuest has been hit with an Health and Safety Executive (HSE) notice for a falling 2.6 tonne riser section that narrowly missed workers on the Magnus platform.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it intends to take “no further action” in its probe of the Ninian Southern rig, which had to be down-manned last week amid concerns over faulty lifeboats.
A council worker on a ride-on mower fell into the River Lossie in just one of dozens of work-place accidents recorded last year.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that “nothing is more important” in the offshore industry than safety, as the sector prepares to mark the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.
Farmers and crofters have been urged to adopt safe stop measures when operating machinery.
Farmers have been urged to properly assess safety risks in their businesses following two incidents south of the border.
A decision expected from the UK’s highest appeal court next week could have a major impact on health and safety offshore.
A crushing machine which gave a recycling centre worker a serious electric shock had been subject to “unauthorised maintenance”, Aberdeenshire Council has said - amid claims by the victim of the accident that other employees could be in danger.
The UK’s workplace safety watchdog has reprimanded Shell following a gas leak on the Brent Bravo platform in November.
Farmers have been reminded to “inform, instruct and train” workers to work safely following an incident on a Somerset farm.
Farmers have been reminded of the importance of giving young workers “clear and sufficient instruction” following an accident on an English poultry farm.