Archives - May 2018

10
May

Bouncy Castle Trial: Two Guilty Over Girl’s Death

You might have seen this week that husband and wife William and Shelby Thurston, have been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence over Summer Grants death in March 2016. Summer aged 7, died in hospital after she was rescued from an inflatable bouncy castle which blew away with Summer still inside.  The castle bounced …

10
May

RIDDOR – When/What/How to report

Over the years the CSC helpdesk have processed thousands of accidents and incidents through our online portal and have always been in a position to advise clients on reporting RIDDOR reportable accidents to the HSE. The downside of not reporting RIDDOR cases within the required time scales to the HSE can result in prosecution. This …

10
May

Getting ready for the Summer – Barbecue Safety

With Summer on the way, the sunshine brings barbecue season. However barbecuing is not without risk. Barbecues are involved in many accidents that occur each year with vast numbers of people visiting A&E as a result. The most common types of barbecue-related accidents include cuts/tears by sharp objects/edges, burns, scalding and other fire related incidents. Cooking and eating …