'Mick's' boss 'Pete' (red jumper) attends the scene along with a firefighter and a HSE inspector. 'Pete' knows he will have questions to answer about why 'Mick' was allowed to carry out the work when the tower was unsafe.
The scenario surrounded an incident in a library. A painter and decorator had been working at height from an insecure mobile platform when he fell and sustained serious injuries. An officer from the HSE was first to take to the witness stand.
An initiative designed to better protect the mental health of the Scottish workforce has sparked widespread interest from businesses. To promote the initiative, IOSH and Healthy Working Lives (HWL) held a panel debate at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh in late 2014, supported by the Institution's Edinburgh Branch.
Our Gibraltar Associate Branch is among those IOSH networks to honour Workers' Memorial Day (April 28) each year. Pictured (l-r) is Paul Balban, Minister for Traffic, Heath and Safety and Technical Services, associate branch chair Richard Labrador and Past President Steve Granger.
Curt Cadet, chair of IOSH's Caribbean Branch, talks at an international health and safety standard meeting in Trinidad in January He spoke of his and his branch's pride at hosting such an important, worldwide event.