South West Water is fined £1.8 million after worker drowns
This episode of Riskex News Review considers the risks of lone working, after the tragic death of a South West Water worker in 2013, leading to a £1.8million fine, plus over £41,000 in costs. Since the event, South West Water have made changes to working practices and their lone working system.
Our final story highlights the importance of identifying work process risks, introducing corrective measures, and ensuring that the measures are followed after a cable-manufacturing worker loses a finger.
Riskex has teamed up with @SHPOnlineand a panel of our clients to host a webinar that will explore how technology is becoming increasingly important in managing Risk. Join us on 17th November for what promises to be an insightful event! Register here: https://www.shponline.co.uk/resources/aligning-technology-with-emerging-health-and-safety-risks/?cid=EXTTwitter
The results are in! Congratulations to Adam, Mark, Michael and Quintin for winning this months employee recognition awards - thank you all for your hard work and dedication. #employeeappreciation #employeerecognition #team #awards #recognition #success #healthandsafety #safety
Effectively engaging employees to report near misses is a crucial factor in implementing a hazard management strategy. Here are some basic tips: https://www.riskex.co.uk/safety-report-highlights-need-for-near-miss-data #healthandsafety