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Daily archives: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Oil plant operator sentenced over safety failure

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery were sentenced today for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured at the plant. 

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North Devon housing company prosecuted again for safety failings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A South-West housing firm have been sentenced after capping off a chimney at one of their occupied properties despite the chimney being in use.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Oye, leave those kids alone!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The benefits of outdoor play are universal, important lessons that simply can’t be taught in a classroom, real life lessons about dealing with risk and looking out for one another.

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RR1059 – A test method for assessing the performance of oil mist detectors

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Ignition of flammable mists, particularly oil mist, can occur in offshore locations such as gas turbine enclosures, diesel engine rooms and platform legs present a significant major accident hazard potential. This work aims to produce a test method capable of assessing the effectiveness of oil mist detection under conditions typical of those found in practice.

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Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

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