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Monthly archives: September 2017

Roofing contractor given suspended prison sentence

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A roofing contractor has been sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were left at risk of falling from unprotected roof edges.

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Birmingham builder fined for unsafe gas work

Monday, September 11, 2017

A builder has been fined after carrying out unsafe gas work at a property in Hall Green.

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Cornwall landlord fined after gas safety concerns

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A landlord from Cornwall has been fined after failing to maintain gas appliances at his rental properties on St Thomas Road, Launceston.

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Building company fined after breaching gas safety laws

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A North West building firm and its director have been fined after a family of four were hospitalised due to exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) at their home.

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Manufacturer sentenced after worker injured

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A supplier to the aerospace trade from Durham has been fined when an employee suffered serious leg injuries.

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Bakery fined after the death of contractor

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Hull based bakery has been fined today following the death of self-employed electrical contractor who died following a fall from height.

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HSE encourages potato farmers across the UK to consider safety as it launches latest inspection initiative

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding farmers who grow potatoes of the importance of managing risks to workers during the potato harvest as it launches its latest inspection initiative.

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Car repair company and director fined after breaching enforcement action

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Rochdale based car repair company and director have been fined after failing to comply with Improvement Notices (IN) issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company fined after death of worker using fork lift truck

Monday, September 4, 2017

A Derbyshire-based company has been fined after the death of a 19-year-old worker, when a fork lift truck (FLT) overturned at the company’s site in Chinley, Derbyshire.

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Harrogate & District Health & Safety Forum – ‘Offence to Sentencing’ the process – Harrogate, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

This event aims to give you an understanding of the process which may be followed should a serious incident happen in your business. It will explain the range of options which enforcement officers can use in relation to non-compliance. It will give guidance on when and how a business can/should conduct its own investigation, the […]

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BHSEA Meeting: Control of Contractors: the Law, Case Studies and Good Practice – West Bromwich, 11 Sept 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), will begin at 13.30. The speakers for the session are Geoffrey Brown, HM Principal Inspector from HSE; Sean Elson, Partner from Pinsent Masons LLP and George Allcock the BHSEA Chair.

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British Safety Council: Annual Conference 2017 – Health and safety: Preparing for the future – London, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Aimed at Health and Safety and HR professionals, our conference will feature expert speakers such as David Snowball – Director of Regulation at HSE, as well as case studies and thought leadership sessions to help you and your business prepare for the challenges ahead.

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Engineering firm fined after health and safety failings

Friday, September 1, 2017

An engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – a condition causing tingling, pins and needles, numbness and pain in the affected person’s hands.

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