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Monthly archives: September 2016

Supermarket in court after worker injured in roof fall

Friday, September 30, 2016

Supermarket chain Tesco has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker falling through a skylight.

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Paper mill worker left with disabling crush injuries

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Halifax paper mill firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe crush injuries to his right hand.

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over soldier death

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a soldier died when he was shot in the neck on a training exercise.

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Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

London exhibition venue firm, The Business Design Centre Ltd, and a building contractor have been fined for safety failings after a specialist contractor fell through a fragile skylight.

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Roofing firm fined after worker’s ladder fall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A King’s Lynn roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker fell seven metres from a scaffold access ladder while assisting with chimney repairs.

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Self-employed trader fined for safety failings

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Bradford self-employed trader was sentenced today for safety breaches after poor scaffolding arrangements at a domestic property put himself and others at risk.

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Premium Power – Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Seminar:Free Professional CPD event – Sunderland, 26 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This ‘Free’ half-day CPD seminar run by Premium Power is of interest to health and safety managers, SHE specialists, engineers and facility managers working in large scale industrial environments looking to advance their electrical safety knowledge and training.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.

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HSL – Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding (and experience) of some of the techniques that are available for investigating Human Factors issues.

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HSL: COSHH training – Practical Assessment and Control – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL – Behaviour Change: improving Health and Safety Performance – Glasgow, 25-26 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour.

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BAOHSF – Health and Safety in the 21st Century: How Auditing, Technology and Training can aid compliance – Bradford,18 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The seminar is aimed at providing guidance and tools to help businesses to comply with legislation using the technology available in order to assess and control risks in the workplace.

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HSL: LEV – Practical management of Local Exhaust Ventilation – BOHS approved – HSL Buxton, 7 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost. This course is a British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) approved course.

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HSE to prosecute manufacturing company following Red Arrow pilot death

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has informed an ejection seat manufacturer that it will be prosecuted following the death of Flt Lt Sean Cunningham on 8th November 2011.

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Delivery firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, September 23, 2016

A Buckinghamshire delivery firm has been fined after a driver suffered life changing injuries when he was hit by a reversing fork-lift truck.

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Star company of BBC series prosecuted over worker injury

Thursday, September 22, 2016

A Bolton based scrapyard that featured in a recent BBC documentary series has been sentenced after an employee suffered facial injuries at work.

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Farm fined for unlawful use of dangerous poison

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Norfolk farming firm T Long and Company Limited has been prosecuted for putting workers and members of the public at risk from a dangerous poison being used to control rabbits.

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Somerset manufacturer prosecuted for workers death

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A company in Somerset has been fined after the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.

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Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death

Monday, September 19, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hampstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.

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Harrogate & District Health & Safety Forum: Managing Warehousing and Storage Safely – Harrogate, 5 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This free event aims to aid in health and safety management, to help reduce injuries and occupational ill health, and help the industry achieve the government’s injury reduction and occupational ill health targets for UK workplaces.

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