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Daily archives: Monday, March 12, 2012

Staffordshire family exposed to carbon monoxide

Monday, March 12, 2012

A gas engineer from West Bromwich has been prosecuted after a family of five were taken to hospital following exposure to carbon monoxide.

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Countryside firm sentenced over strimmer death

Monday, March 12, 2012

A countryside management firm has been sentenced over the death of a father-of-four in Barrow-in-Furness, who was struck by a piece of metal that flew off a strimmer at high speed.

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Roofing company fined over foreman’s fall

Monday, March 12, 2012

A Southampton-based roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious injuries, including brain damage, when he fell from a roof.

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Procedure for applying for the outdoor use of anticoagulant rodenticides that are restricted to indoor use

Monday, March 12, 2012

In order to make a successful application for the use of a currently restricted rodenticide outdoors certain areas must be considered and fully addressed.  This document is listed under ‘environment’.

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Work at height and use of tallescopes in theatres

Monday, March 12, 2012

Since the ABTT withdrew its Code of Practice in view of the HSE’s concerns , much work has been carried out by the theatre industry, not only on Tallescopes but also on other methods for working at height in theatres.  Involved parties were the Theatrical Management Association (TMA), The Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST), the […]

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Monday, March 12, 2012

All the latest HSE news, case studies, court stories, and guidance is now available to everyone free of charge – and it’s all just a click away, subscribe now. This issue: Refocusing health and safety, London 2012 building on lessons learned…

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