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Daily archives: Friday, July 31, 2015

HSE rails against health and safety claim in Telegraph’s dentist story

Friday, July 31, 2015

HSE responds to Telegraph story – “Dentist tells the obese they are not welcome”, 31 July 2015.

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Scaffolding firm fined after worker killed in fall

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Glasgow scaffolding firm has been fined after a roof worker fell nearly six metres to his death.

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Case 370 – Child booster seat unavailable at cinema

Friday, July 31, 2015

A cinema chain told a customer booster seats for children were not available due to health and safety reasons.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Gold plating or feather bedding?

Friday, July 31, 2015

Regular visitors to this blog will know that I believe that if you make something easy to do, people are more likely to do it. That principle lies behind HSE’s drive over recent years to simplify regulations and guidance.

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Heating engineers in court over asbestos

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Stockport heating engineering firm were sentenced after two of its engineers were exposed to asbestos while working at a Manchester school. 

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Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices

Friday, July 31, 2015

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment. 

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Court hears print dangers ‘largely ignored’

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Leeds printing company has been fined after an employee had the end of his thumb severed when it was drawn into an unguarded running nip between the rollers of a glueing machine. 

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Safety Report Requirements with Emphasis on Technical Aspects of COMAH Safety Reports – HSL Buxton, 25-26 August 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

The COMAH safety report technical assessment / inspection criteria are explained including the type and level of information required to make the necessary demonstration of the technical measures. Common pitfalls associated with COMAH safety report technical aspects submissions are discussed and ways to avoid them will be identified.

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