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Daily archives: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Bus company prosecuted after worker is crushed

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A tour bus operator has been fined after a mechanical engineer suffered serious injuries while working underneath one of its vehicles.

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Company fined £133,000 after unguarded machinery death (COPFS release)

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, Railcare Ltd were fined £133,000 (reduced from £200,000 on account of their guilty plea) for a breach of Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, following the death of one of their employees on 15 December 2008 at the company’s premises on Charles Street, Springburn.

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HSE responds to Max Hastings in the Daily Mail over National Trust claims

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

HSE Chair Judith Hackitt responds to Daily Mail article “An army under fire from elf’n’safety and a busybody culture making babies of us all” – 8 February 2012

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CD228 – Consultation on Amendments to the Pipeline Safety Regulations 1996 and the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations – February 2012 update

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

8 February 2012 – Update on the proposed amendments to PSR following further stakeholder consultation and research.

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Bradford man prosecuted for illegal gas work

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A gas fitter from Bradford has been sentenced after leaving an elderly woman at risk when he fitted a new boiler at her home.

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OSHCR: Find a consultant – Fast accessible and proportionate advice

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Businesses will be able to search the database for consultants according to keyword(s), county, industry or topic, free of charge. OSHCR meets several of the aspirations for improved competence in external health and safety advice, outlined in the Government commissioned report on UK health and safety, Common Sense Common Safety.

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