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.
A formal investigation has been launched into a serious industrial accident at a Fraserburgh fish plant.
A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after a serious "industrial accident" at a north-east 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.
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.
After witnessing a string of underwater deaths, David Hutchinson vowed to try and change things for the future.
Farmers have been told to ensure casual workers are properly trained to use equipment and that they are aware of safe stop procedures.
A developer has lost a multi-million-pound court battle against a North Sea oil giant after its proposal to build a hotel close to the Forties pipeline was rejected.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating after a gas leak from a North Sea platform.
French energy giant Total has been issued with a safety notice after it “failed” to adequately assess the safety risks around changing offshore rotas.
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.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded not to carry children as passengers on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
A former Broch supermarket making way for a place of worship has found itself in the midst of a bizarre health and safety wrangle.
Weaknesses in procedures aimed at preventing major North Sea gas leaks have been identified in a review by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Aberdeen City Council has been warned it faces a bill for breaching health and safety laws at a secondary school.
Scotland’s farmers have received a wake-up call after statistics reveal five people were killed in agricultural accidents in the last 12 months.
Oil and gas industry bosses have reported a negative impact on offshore safety from lower oil prices despite firms’ good intentions.
A construction worker is fighting for his life in hospital after a serious accident on the site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition Centre (AECC).
The Offshore Coordinating Group (OCG) has hit out at the offshore sector after Health and Safety Executive (HSE) stats showed it raised more than 900 non-compliance issues with operators last year.
Inspectors have condemned a “significant failing” by Apache to meet health and safety standards in the use of trainees offshore.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) yesterday made public a prohibition notice served to Shetland-based company Ocean Kinetics for a safety breach while working at Aberdeen Harbour.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been told the industry is taking “perilous” oil and gas releases “seriously” after a warning was issued by the regulator.
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.
North-east fish suppliers vow to appeal health and safety bosses who slapped them with official warning over noise
A north-east seafood supplier has vowed to challenge health and safety bosses who slapped them with an official warning over noise.
A retired builder has died following an incident involving a digger.
Aberdeen-based Awilco Drilling has been hit with an improvement notice from the health and safety executive (HSE) after a crewmember was injured on a North Sea platform.
Malcolm Gunnyeon is a partner in Dentons’ dispute resolution team.
Farmers have been reminded of the importance of giving young workers “clear and sufficient instruction” following an accident on an English poultry farm.
Oil firm EnQuest has been ordered to improve safety procedures after high oxygen levels were discovered in an oil tank system on one of its installations.