A Lincolnshire timber company has been fined after an employee severed three fingers in an unguarded roller conveyor.
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This conference will address working at heights, contractor management, leadership, engagement, CDM and more. Speakers include: HSE Head of Construction Policy and Sector, Simon Longbottom and Chris Lucas, HSE Health Risk Management Unit.
The enquirer was due to travel on a seasonal promotion activity run by two connected steam heritage railway organisations. They sought information about whether the served hot chocolate was gluten free and was told that H&S Regulations prevented them accommodating special dietary requirements.
Control of substances hazardous to health (sixth edition) The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. Approved Code of Practice and guidance
The sixth edition of this Approved Code of Practice and guidance provides practical advice to help dutyholders comply with the requirements of the COSHH Regulations.
Subscribers to HSE’s Local Government eBulletin will receive a special edition two weeks from now, featuring articles on managing risk sensibly. HSE will send out 3-4 of these supplements a year, to help local authorities to focus on genuine risk and to challenge myths and misunderstandings (see new Myth Buster Map).
Two men have been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell through a fragile warehouse roof in Poole.
An international chemical company has been prosecuted after three workers suffered acid burns when pipework at its plant near Southampton ruptured, sending a jet of sulphuric acid 20 metres into the air.
A gas fitter has received a suspended prison sentence and curfew, and been ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid community work, after a pensioner suffered severe burns in a gas explosion at his home in Manchester.
A worker had two fingers pulled from their sockets as he cleaned a silo because of a badly-guarded machine, a court has been told.
A London joinery firm and a company director have been fined for multiple safety breaches that put employees at risk.
A sign on an airport shuttle bus informed passengers that, for health and safety reasons, the driver could not assist with passenger bags.
A major Leicester-based company has been fined after a worker had to have the tips of two fingers amputated after trapping them in badly-guarded machinery while trying to clear a blockage.
A notice has been placed in the window of a charity shop stating that they are unable to accept further donations due to health and safety.
A national care home operator has been fined for safety failings at an east London care home.
As a dutyholder you are responsible for complying with health and safety and taking responsibility for managing those risks. Find out all you need to know about legionella control and prevention at any of the HSE and Legionella Control Association (LCA) stakeholder events taking place during February, March and April 2014.
Tea and coffee, previously offered to parents and carers at a council run parent and toddler group, is no longer served on the grounds of health and safety.
A Glasgow wood machining company has been fined for safety failings that left a worker needing extensive surgery.
Latex neck seals used in the diving industry need to be correctly fitted to the diver. A neck seal that is too large allows water ingress or gas escape and a neck seal that is too small can cause severe breathing problems.
Summary and analysis of consultation responses to HSE’s proposals to remove twelve legislative measures.
A Dumfries wood machining company has been fined for serious safety failings that left a worker fighting for his life in hospital.