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Daily archives: Monday, May 24, 2010

Domestic gas maintenance – Landlords’ responsibilities

Monday, May 24, 2010

Maintenance – gas pipework. The requirement for landlords to provide domestic gas maintenance is distinct from the requirement for keeping gas safety records.

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Waste management firm fined after driver killed at Northamptonshire landfill site

Monday, May 24, 2010

A waste management and recycling company has been fined after a driver was killed at a Northamptonshire landfill site.

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Plumber sentenced for carrying out bogus gas fitting

Monday, May 24, 2010

A plumber who illegally worked on gas boilers when unregistered in the Southend-on-Sea area has been sentenced in court.

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Inspections improve safety on Hartlepool industrial estates

Monday, May 24, 2010

Inspectors from Hartlepool Council and HSE joined forces to inspect more than 85 businesses during March, taking enforcement action where necessary, but also offering advice and guidance on how to improve health and safety standards.

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Safety Alert – Hydrocarbon leak and fire caused by incorrect seal material used in the assembly of a pipe work clamp connector

Monday, May 24, 2010

This safety alert describes a serious incident caused by fitting a seal-ring of incorrect material in a proprietary clamp connector used in hydrocarbon service.

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The Science of Safety – Eddie Morland on YouTube

Monday, May 24, 2010

Health and Safety Laboratory Chief Executive Eddie Morland on understanding and managing risk

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Control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems

Monday, May 24, 2010

This notice is to remind duty holders of the requirement to identify and assess sources of risk for legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems, and take steps to prevent or control the risk by putting adequate controls in place and maintain and monitor those controls to ensure effectiveness.

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RR797 – Investigation of potential exposure to carcinogens during thermal processing of plastics

Monday, May 24, 2010

HSE has initiated research that aims to deliver evidence that will help to identify carcinogens of concern, improve control of exposure to carcinogens at work

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Project Support Officer vacancy

Monday, May 24, 2010

Job vacancy details are now available for the post within the Health and Safety Laboratory, as a Project Support Officer.

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