An Edinburgh-based care company that provides housing and community support to those with additional needs has been fined £20,000 for its failure to safeguard a worker who became the victim of abduction, assault and rape.
Published 23 September 2021
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has written to all social landlords to highlight advice from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on gas safety.
Published 6 September 2021
A housing developer and groundworks contractor have been fined after an employee was crushed and severely injured during an excavation collapse in Cumnock.
Published 30 April 2021
A 52-year-old construction worker was killed after an accident while working on a building site in Dumfries & Galloway.
Published 25 January 2021
Liverpool-based housing association Onward Homes Ltd has been fined after four employees developed a debilitating nerve condition over a period of several years.
Published 22 December 2020
The UK Government has launched a consultation into proposals to lower the 18-metre height tall building threshold as part of new measures to improve building safety standards.
Published 21 January 2020
Places for People Homes Limited has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).
Published 15 November 2019
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has served a Statutory Improvement Notice on Thistle Housing Association in relation to its management of asbestos.
Published 22 October 2019
A contractor has been fined after a gas explosion at a domestic property in Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire.
Published 15 February 2018