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Monthly archives: February 2016

4th International Strategy Conference on Safety and Health at Work – Dresden, Germany, 21-24 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

The 4th International Strategy Conference on Safety and Health at Work (ISC2016) will be taking a closer look at the top trends in what is currently being discussed in occupational safety and health. International and national experts are invited to join to network and exchange views. Conference language will be English.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong.

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Leadership for health and safety: the way forward – Manchester, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

One-day event on leadership, with the aim to equip delegates with some of the latest theory and research on key health and safety leadership styles.

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NASHiCS: ‘Know your landscape – safety and health matters’ – Edinburgh, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This forum, run by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS), is for everyone with a responsibility for health and safety in social care.

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PPE essentials – Buxton, 22-23 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

The course will increase your knowledge and understanding of personal protective equipment (PPE) and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effecti.ve workplace control measure.

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Layers of protection analysis: practical application and pitfalls (LOPA) – Buxton, 22-23 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Course covers: LOPA uses and complexity, when to use LOPA and when to consider QRA, target frequencies and human factors.

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Maintaining your behavioural change approach using observation – Buxton, 24 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This interactive course is designed to overcome the common pitfalls encountered when implementing behavioural observation programmes.

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Behaviour change: Improving health and safety performance – Buxton, 22-23 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

The course will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour.

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The Health & Safety Event ‘3 Days to Save a Life’ – Birmingham, 22-24 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.

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CIEH Level 3 award in training principles and practice (TPP) – Buxton, 22-24 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This qualification is ideal for anyone who has never delivered training before or for trainers who want to reinvigorate their training skills.

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CRD: UK general registration procedures workshop – York, 23 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

A one-day workshop which will provide a general introduction to UK registration procedures for plant protection products in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The workshop will be targeted towards those new to pesticide regulation including small businesses.

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Contractor fined for health and safety failings on roof work

Friday, February 26, 2016

A Bedford based contractor has been fined for safety failings while working on a roof at a local car firm.

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Insulation company fined for health and safety failings

Thursday, February 25, 2016

A Welsh insulation company that produced natural insulation products have been fined for health and safety failings

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HSE media statement: HSE to prosecute Alton Towers’ owners after ‘Smiler’ incident

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd that it will be prosecuted over an incident in which five people were seriously injured on a rollercoaster ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

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Waste management firm in court after young man crushed to death

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Derbyshire waste firm Rainbow Waste Management Limited has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker was crushed by the bucket of a motorised loading shovel.

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Firm fined after circus tent collapse

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The owner of a company who supplies marquees and tents has been fined after guy ropes securing a circus tent snapped causing it to collapse injuring three adults and five children at Burley Park, New Forest.

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HSE media statement: Major incident at Didcot Power Station on Tuesday 23 February 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A spokesperson for HSE said: “HSE inspectors are on site at the Didcot A Power station in Oxfordshire, following the major incident on Tuesday 23 February. HSE are presently assisting the police and the emergency services. The thoughts of all HSE staff are with the family of the person who has died and the families of those affected by the collapse.”

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Firm fined after worker fall

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A Dorset based joinery company has been fined after a sub-contractor fell through a window opening to the floor below.

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Sixteen-year-old worker falls through skylight

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

A Stoke-on-Trent roofing company has been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when he fell through a roof skylight at Northwood Lane, Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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Teenage farm worker dies clearing blockage in grain bin

Monday, February 22, 2016

A farm has been sentenced after a young man was killed while trying to clear a blockage in a grain bin in Hawick.

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