• How to reduce lost working hours

    23 May 2017

    Is your business engaging sufficiently with their staff to ensure that all occupational health issues are reported and dealt with at the ear…
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  • Serious Asbestos Breach Exposed 200 Workers

    23 May 2017

    Serious Asbestos Breaches Exposed 200 Workers • Barroerock Construction Limited was fined £750,000 after repeated asbestos failings.
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  • Brexit: How will Article 50 bring triggered effect Health and Safety in this country?

    25 April 2017

    The process of exiting the EU formally began on 29 March 2017 when Article 50 was triggered. Article 50 has raised extensive questions arou…
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  • Directors fabricate evidence to suggest young dad responsible for his own death

    25 April 2017

    In this tragic case bosses tried to conceal their 'flagrant' health and safety failings
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  • London Construction Firm fined £450,000 for extensive health and safety breaches

    14 March 2017

    This case is a catastrophic example of what happens when lifting at height isn't planned properly.
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  • HSE’s costs recovery to be dealt with independently

    13 March 2017

    Health and Safety Executive’s costs recovery to be dealt with independently • Disputes raised in relation to the 'fee for intervention' (…
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  • HSE's New Strategy: Improvements to Health & Safety

    13 February 2017

    Improvements to Health & Safety • HSE has recently launched a new Health and Work Strategy for the next 5 years • Intended to improve o…
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  • Suspended Sentence for Company Directors

    13 February 2017

    Suspended Sentences for Company Directors following Substantial Safety Breaches
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  • Kier fined £1.5m for Trench Collapse

    16 January 2017

    Construction Company Kier fined £1.5m for Trench Collapse • Construction contractor Kier ordered by Court to pay £1.5m for health and saf…
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  • Roofer given suspended prison sentence for unsafe work at height

    16 January 2017

    Roofer Given Suspended Prison Sentence for Unsafe Work at Height • The Defendant was stood unsafely balancing on a scaffolding bar • He …
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  • Michael's Story

    12 January 2017

    This seminar is free to our clients and their guests. Date: Tuesday 28th March, 8.30-10am Speakers: Louise Taggart & Kate Hargan
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  • Safety Smart stand up against homelessness

    21 December 2016

    Safety Smart are making a stand against homelessness and getting behind the wonderful campaign #feetonthestreet to raise awareness for @stre…
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  • Mark Dougill, Gryphon Management

    01 December 2016

    We love the fact that our clients demonstrate such a positive commitment to Health and Safety and thought it was about time we provided a pl…
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  • Changes to HSE Guidance for Risk Assessments

    25 November 2016

    Safety Smart are of the opinion that when considering the Management Regulations, which stipulate the requirement for risks to be assessed a…
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  • Sentence for Fatal Electrocution Case

    25 November 2016

    A company was prosecuted after a worker was killed during asbestos removal work at a Welsh High School. Whilst he was cutting plastic sheeti…
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  • HSE Spot Check Update 2

    16 November 2016

    HSE’s Construction Spot Checks taking place nationwide in October and November 2016. RISK OF CATASTROPHIC STRUCTURAL FAILURE DUE TO UNSAF…
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  • Stress Awareness Day: 2nd November 2016

    02 November 2016

    Is your Organisation Managing Stress Effectively? A Labour Force Survey 2010/11 showed that out of 1,152,000 cases of all work related il…
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  • HSE Spot Check Update

    01 November 2016

    Throughout October and November, whilst the HSE’s spot check programme is running, Safety Smart will provide regular updates regarding the e…
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  • Mick Morpeth, CIMC Modular Building Sytems

    17 October 2016

    We love the fact that our clients demonstrate such a positive commitment to Health and Safety and thought it was about time we provided a pl…
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  • HSE Inspections throughout Oct & Nov

    17 October 2016

    HSE TARGETING CONSTRUTION SITES NATIONWIDE OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2016 SUMMARY During the months of October and November 2016, HSE constru…
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  • Record £5 million fine for owners of Alton Towers

    14 October 2016

    Summary: • Two teenagers were left needing leg amputations, while several others were also seriously injured in the crash on 2 June 2015…
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  • Baldwins Cranes: 14th company to be convicted of Corporate Manslaughter

    19 September 2016

    • Baldwins Crane Hire Ltd became the 14th company to be convicted and sentenced for corporate manslaughter under the 2007 Act. • The comp…
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  • Fatal fall from height

    19 September 2016

    • Two roofing companies and a director of one of the companies were recently sentenced for health and safety offences after a worker fell to…
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  • Safety Smart teams up with Osco Homes

    16 August 2016

    Osco Homes work on the ethos that everyone should be able to afford a home and as such have developed a new, fairer way of developing homes,…
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  • Crippling fine for small construction company

    16 August 2016

    Under the new sentencing regime for health and safety offences introduced in February 2016, a recent construction case demonstrates how fina…
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  • General Motors fined £120,000 for asbestos exposure

    16 August 2016

    Companies face very heavy fines for failing to ensure that they have properly surveyed any buildings that they are going to refurbish or dem…
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  • Fatal accident - what to do

    18 July 2016

    DID YOU KNOW? All fatal work placed accidents are initially investigated by the police. The police initially investigate and decide …
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  • £250,000 fine for breach of LOLER regulations

    18 July 2016

    A coach company in Wrexham was fined £250,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.…
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  • A new recruit for Safety Smart

    27 June 2016

    We are delighted to welcome our newest recruit, Catherine Tetlow to the Safety Smart team.
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  • Internal Investigation - Is yours legally compliant?

    13 June 2016

    Internal Investigation – Is yours legally compliant? • If you have an accident or near miss, how effective is your internal investigatio…
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  • North west firm, Altin Homes prosecuted despite no accident

    13 June 2016

    Prosecution of north west firm Altin Homes despite no accident Introduction Altin Homes was sentenced recently for safety failings at a …
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  • Safety Smart gets Acclaim Health & Safety accreditation

    24 May 2016

    Further to our recent Constructionline certification, Safety Smart has also gained the Acclaim Certificate of Health and Safety Accreditatio…
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  • What to look for in insurance policies

    17 May 2016

    If the HSE/Regulator investigates and/or prosecutes you or your company, what cover does your insurance policy provide? There is a substanti…
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  • Company Director gets 6 year sentence for Gross Negligence Manslaughter

    17 May 2016

    This case is a horrific example of how some employers have an incredibly reckless view of serious risks to their employees or self-employed …
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  • Safety Smart gains Constructionline certification

    16 May 2016

    Safety Smart has been certified as a registered supplier with Constructionline, the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management ser…
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  • Failure to comply with an Enforcement Notice: the consequences

    15 April 2016

    Failure to comply with an Enforcement Notice can result in a custodial sentence or unlimited fine Key Considerations • Does your compan…
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  • Waste Management Company Ordered to Pay Fine and Costs of over £200,000 at Derby Crown Court.

    15 April 2016

    Waste Management Company Ordered to Pay Fine and Costs of over £200,000 at Derby Crown Court. Read on for details of the case and a look …
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  • Building Contractors' Director Faces Prison Sentence

    10 March 2016

    This case acts as a salutary lesson to all duty holders that if work is not properly planned, managed, supervised and the correct safety equ…
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  • New sentencing guidelines for Health & Safety offences

    10 March 2016

    The 1st February 2016 saw the implementation of the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences. They were introduced following…
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  • Safety Smart and DSM join forces

    09 December 2015

    Safety Smart has teamed up with DSM Roofing Ltd to assist with a national project to ensure the safe installation of structural roof steelwo…
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  • Safety Smart working with modular leader CIMC

    05 November 2015

    Safety Smart were delighted to be chosen by CIMC Modular Building Systems to deliver a CDM training workshop for their senior management. Th…
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  • Safety Smart’s expanding team

    14 October 2015

    Following an incredibly busy and successful twelve months, Safety Smart is delighted to welcome our latest recruit on board. Health and Safe…
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  • Safety Smart and Cordant tackle changes to CDM regulations

    25 September 2015

    This year’s changes to CDM regulations have been a huge deal as all within the construction industry are aware. As such, Safety Smart were a…
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  • Safety Smart welcomes the University of Manchester

    25 September 2015

    As a Manchester born and bred organisation, Safety Smart is delighted to welcome on board their newest and perhaps their most prestigious cl…
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  • Safety Smart deliver Opus 4 Health and Safety seminar

    20 July 2015

    We love it when our clients take Health and Safety as seriously as we do and Opus 4, Manchester-based design and build interior fit out spec…
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  • Safety Smart Relocation

    13 October 2014

    Safety Smart is delighted to announce its relocation to the Stockport Business and Innovation Centre, based at Broadstone Mill in Stockport.…
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  • Welcome to our updated website

    22 January 2014

    The past year has been quite hectic and it has been a while since we issued an update.
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  • Safety Smart wins Health and Safety Executive National Innovation in Safety Award

    26 February 2011

    The winner of the inaugural IOSH and the HSE Innovation in safety – small business award has been announced. Anthony Tetlow, Managing Direct…
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  • Lone Working Risk Assessment

    03 February 2011

    Workers who are out of sight should never be out of mind.
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  • Asbestos Awareness Training

    26 January 2011

    When you consider the things that could cause you harm in your business you probably think of electricity, slips and trips or working at hei…
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  • Implementing Health and Safety within a Business

    26 January 2011

    Implementing a Health and Safety management system encompassing topics as diverse as fire, working at height and lone working, coupled with …
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  • Safety Smart launch the Safety Smart Helpline

    18 January 2011

    Safety Smart launch the “Safety Smart Helpline” 24 hour/ 365 day a year helpline for you and your staff for £40 per month.
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  • 15% discount on all our services until September 30th 2010.

    25 July 2010

    Safety Smart are pleased to offer a 15% discount on all our services until September 30th 2010.
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  • Industry specific Apps for the iPhone, iTouch and iPad platforms

    18 April 2010

    Safety Smart are pleased to announce the development of the world’s first industry specific Apps for the iPhone, iTouch and iPad platforms.…
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