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.
Thousands of nurses have taken part in a nationwide strike over pay and conditions for the first time in 20 years.
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.
The Health and Safety Executive has launched an investigation after workers were exposed to asbestos at an Aberdeen council depot.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded of their duty to maintain machinery and vehicles.
A north-east memorial firm has been fined more than £23,000 after a worker's spine was crushed by a falling slab of granite.
Oil major Shell has been hit with an improvement notice for its Clipper asset in the Southern North Sea after it was found some inspections had not been carried out for at least 12 years.
An investigation is ongoing after the extraction of crude petroleum from a jack-up rig in the North Sea after a crane boom collapsed.
The discovery of 30-year-old hazardous chemicals led to the lockdown of a pharmacy on an Aberdeenshire high street earlier this week.
A man has died after being crushed by a lorry at an Aberdeen industrial estate.
Ullapool Harbour Office has been issued with an enforcement notice by a health and safety watchdog after workers were at risk of being exposed to the bacteria which causes legionnaires' disease.
Agri-chemical company Syngenta has been fined £200,000 over safety breaches at its Huddersfield plant.
Prosecutors have been sent a report on the death of a workman at the Third Don Crossing in Aberdeen.
Oil major BP has been handed an improvement notice after a suspected leak on its ETAP (Eastern Trough Area Project) platform in the North Sea. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has issued an improvement notice following the incident which happened in October last year. Read the full story on Energy Voice.
An Aberdeen MP has hit out at "toothless" safety warnings in the oil and gas industry after a suspected gas leak on board a North Sea platform shut down production.