News Articles

Check back regularly to see the latest CQMS health and safety news. Click to also read the latest recent HSE prosecutions and Corporate Manslaughter prosecutions.

 

 

14th October 2021

CQMS announce UKAS Accreditation   

CQMS are delighted to announce we have been Accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service [UKAS] against ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as a Type C Inspection Body.  This […]
1st April 2021

April is stress awareness month

The rate of work-related stress, depression and anxiety has increased in recent years, and the pandemic has presented new challenges that have put a huge strain on people’s […]
31st March 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19): working safely

The HSE have provided guidance on making your workplace COVID-secure  which gives an overview of the steps employers can take to protect people in the workplace. […]
12th September 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) are leading the UK government response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. You can […]
2nd September 2020

Facilities management company fined after an employee was crushed

Facilities management company, Totally Local Company Ltd, has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries when they were crushed between a ride-on-roller and shipping container […]
28th August 2020

Landscaping company fined after worker suffers head injuries

A company specialising in landscaping and garden machinery has been fined following an incident where a worker suffered head injuries on site at a school in […]
27th August 2020

Isle of Wight worker dies during demolition project

Three construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Portsmouth Crown Court […]
21st August 2020

Manfufacturing firm fined after employee fatally crushed

A company, which manufactures adhesive tape, has been fined after a worker was fatally injured while operating a rewind slitting machine. Luton Magistrates Court heard how […]
14th August 2020

A Building Contractor was sentenced after a subcontractor sustained significant head injuries in a fall from height

Brebner and Williamson Limited has been fined following an incident where John Niven, a self-employed subcontractor fell 15 feet from a youngman board, which had been […]
29th July 2020

Company fined after an employee died and another worker was seriously injured

Concrete manufacturer Treanor Pujol Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches following two separate incidents including the death of an employee and series injuries to a second […]
20th July 2020

Council fined following fatality caused by a tree branch striking a moving vehicle

Wirral Borough Council has been fined after a branch from a tree fell and struck the vehicle of a pregnant mother while she was driving with […]
18th July 2020

The Health and Safety Executive Welcomes Government’s Draft Bill to Improve Building and Fire Safety in England

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has welcomed the publication of the government’s draft Building Safety Bill, which aim to create the biggest change in building […]