Police Scotland has been deemed to have “suitable procedures in place” for safely using breath tests on suspected drink-drivers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reported that four workers have contracted Covid-19 as a result of occupational exposure offshore, with more expected to follow.
Scotland’s most senior police officer has said he has not received any complaints about roadside breath tests.
BP put workers “in harm’s way” during a fire on the ETAP installation, being left without water pumps to extinguish it, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
The Government must provide more clarity for staff to feel safe before returning to work, including how to deal with unscrupulous employers who fail to follow guidance, according to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee.
Employers who are unable to introduce adequate measures to protect staff from coronavirus should not reopen their workplaces, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has said.
Bosses at UK firms wanting to reopen under the Government’s new guidance must carry out an inspection to show they are safe.
More than 4,500 coronavirus-related workplace concerns have been raised with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) since March.
Four hundred complaints about workplace safety were made in 10 days during the pandemic, a standards body in Northern Ireland has said.
HSE uncovers risks of explosion, electrocution and exposure to welding fumes at Aberdeen drilling firm
Health inspectors have shut down certain works at an Aberdeen drilling equipment firm after uncovering a series of dangers to workers.
Ithaca Energy has been warned by the UK’s safety watchdog after exposing workers to “risk of serious personal injury or death from fire and explosion” on a North Sea vessel.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched an inquiry after a crane collapsed on a second Valaris oil rig within a month of each other.
The number of near-miss incidents recorded by council staff in Aberdeen has fallen, new statistics show.
Council buildings staff can now access information online showing where asbestos can be found across Aberdeen, a new report has revealed.
A north-east union boss has warned there could be a “disaster in the North Sea” following the latest safety alert in which workers were exposed to a dangerous gas.
It is understood the man had sustained injuries to his leg after it got caught in an ice machine.
NHS Grampian has stressed that patients in an Aberdeen hospital will not be overly disrupted during a £1.6 million project.
Community leaders have spoken of their sadness after a worker died in an industrial incident at a supermarket car park.
A probe has been launched by health and safety chiefs after a man was trapped under a lorry.
French energy giant Total has been issued with a safety notice after it “failed” to adequately assess the safety risks around changing offshore rotas.
A health and safety watchdog has said it is “satisfied” with the procedures Aberdeen City Council has in place to prevent another incident where school staff are exposed to asbestos.
Although bouncy castles have been a popular feature of the gala for two decades, they will now not be permitted unless a volunteer can be found to do the training.
Weak management has been identified as a significant factor for many North Sea leaks, according to a review by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Aberdeen City Council has been ordered to improve after an investigation found an asbestos incident contravened health and safety law.
An investigation is under way after a 47-year-old man died following an incident at a north-east farm.
An investigation is under way after a 47-year-old man died in an incident at a north-east farm.
A man hurt in an industrial accident at an Aberdeen car showroom has died in hospital.
Inspectors have condemned a “significant failing” by Apache to meet health and safety standards in the use of trainees offshore.
A health and safety body is looking into an injury to a worker at a north-east construction site.
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.