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Monthly archives: March 2018

Housing association fined after exposing employees to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A community housing association has today been sentenced after it failed to effectively manage its employees’ exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a prolonged period of time.

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Agency worker crushed while unloading a vehicle

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A logistics company has today been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries while unloading a vehicle from a visiting delivery lorry.

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Egg Producer and Joinery Contractor fined after worker falls from roof

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A Preston egg production company and a joinery sub-contractor were today fined after a worker fell through a roof.

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Essex engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A worker has been sentenced after breaching a prohibition notice for gas work and for leaving gas appliances in a dangerous state.

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust fined after deaths of two patients

Monday, March 26, 2018

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £2m after a series of management failings led to the deaths of two vulnerable patients at different facilities owned by the Trust.

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Company fined after apprentice suffers fractured skull at commercial vehicle maintenance company

Friday, March 23, 2018

A Birmingham based motor vehicle company has been fined after an apprentice suffered head injuries whilst undertaking maintenance work on a commercial vehicle.

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Company fined after multiple safety failings

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Quainton Logistics & Storage Ltd has today been fined after both putting workers at risk and allowing conditions on site to fall well below the expected standard.

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Company fined after worker injured

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A manufacturer of agricultural equipment has been fined after a worker suffered two broken legs when a stack of metal sheets fell onto his ankles.

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Company fined after workers develop Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Design and Supply Limited has today been fined after a worker was exposed to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

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Worker sentenced for unregistered gas work

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Mr Cody Stevens, an unregistered gas fitter operating as a director of Master Plumbing Contractors Limited, has today been fined for carrying out gas work without being registered with Gas Safe Register.

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HSE urges employers to think again before investing in off-the-shelf manual handling training

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Off-the-shelf manual handling training should become a thing of the past, according to new advice released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company and director fined for exposing workers to fall from height risks

Friday, March 16, 2018

A solar panel installation company and its sole director have been fined for failing to manage and control fall from height risks.

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Help GB Work Well case study highlights ISTR’s new research for working with arthropods

Friday, March 16, 2018

As we near the end of British Science Week, we’re sharing how the Institute of Safety in Technology and Research’s (ISTR) commitment to managing risk and keeping pace with change as part of their contribution to Help GB Work Well, has led to the delivery of internationally-significant research.

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Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries.

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West Midlands man handed suspended sentence for unregistered gas work

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

An unregistered gas fitter was handed a 26-month suspended sentence for carrying out gas work after his Gas Safe Registration had been removed and he had been prohibited from carrying out further work on gas appliances and fittings.

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British Science Week: HSE launches its annual Science Review 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Marking British Science Week, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today launched its Annual Science Review with a focus on its work in supporting a sustainable energy sector in the UK.

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Company fined after employee injured by machinery

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

An agricultural engineering company was fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured at its premises near Blackburn, Lancashire.

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Company fined after worker loses top of finger

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Llanharan Concrete Co. Limited has today been fined after a worker was injured when his glove got entangled with the moving blade of a table saw.

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Help GB Work Well case study highlights science and innovation in health and safety.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

During national science week, HSE want to share a case study about how Crossrail’s commitment to its workforce uses a science and innovation approach to provide a safe and healthy working environment for drill operatives.

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Construction firm fined over safety and welfare failings

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A construction firm has been fined after failing to safeguard the public and workers from an unsafe excavation and lifting operation, and not providing adequate welfare facilities for workers on site.

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