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Monthly archives: August 2017

HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 5 Sept 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of ‘domestic premises’, such as landlords’ duties for rented accommodation.

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Two companies fined after workers death

Monday, August 14, 2017

Two Hampshire based companies have been fined after the death of a 42-year old man.

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Director and company fined after unlicensed asbestos removal

Friday, August 11, 2017

A Wiltshire based asbestos removal company and one of its Directors have been sentenced after removing licensable asbestos materials in an unsafe manner.

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Tata Steel UK Limited fined after uncontrolled release of toxic substances

Friday, August 11, 2017

A steel company has today been fined after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its site in Scunthorpe.

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Company fined after injury to worker who was entangled in netting

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A vegetable grower has been sentenced after a worker became entangled in netting on a field near Boston, Lincolnshire.

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Company fined after scaffold collapse

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Dorset based company has been fined after a scaffold collapsed at an industrial unit in Wallisdown, Poole.

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New Waste FAQ – When does LOLER apply to waste and recycling equipment?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.

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Worker suffers flash burns

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A manufacturing firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered flash burns to her face, neck, chest and both arms.

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Contractor sentenced after householder exposed to asbestos

Monday, August 7, 2017

A Wigan building contractor has appeared in court after exposing a homeowner and her family to asbestos while carrying out a garage conversion.

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Ilfracombe landlord endangered tenants with illegal gaswork

Friday, August 4, 2017

The landlord of a property in Ilfracombe has been given a suspended sentence for risking the lives of his tenants by undertaking dangerous gas work.

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Company fined £250,000 after crushing leaves worker with brain damage

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A passenger air transport firm has been fined after an employee suffered brain damage after being crushed by hangar doors in Bedfordshire.

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Company sentenced after worker loses hand

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A soft toy filling company was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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HSE statement following fatal incident at Theme Park in Ohio, USA

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A HSE spokesperson said: “HSE is aware of the tragic accident involving the KMG Afterburner (themed as Fire Ball) machine in Ohio on 26 July.

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