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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.

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RR1076 – Spontaneous ignition of gas turbine lubricants at temperatures below their standard auto-ignition temperatures

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes research using a Spontaneous Combustion Calorimeter developed to study spontaneous ignition.

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RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes research to identify the barriers to the take-up of data trending to support ageing and life extension (ALE) decision making, in order to identify issues that industry could address.

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RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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HSE prosecution announcement

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of th…

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Birkenhead Shipbuilder fined £400,000 for safety failings

Monday, December 5, 2016

A Birkenhead ship builder and repairer has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries whilst carrying out repair work.

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Fairground death leads to court for amusement company

Monday, December 5, 2016

A fairground company have been prosecuted after an employee was run over and killed while setting up a ride.

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Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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Man killed and another seriously injured by cows

Monday, December 5, 2016

A farmer based near Bradford on Avon, has been fined after two members of the public were attacked and injured, one fatally, by cows in a field.

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Company fined after teenage work experience person injured

Friday, December 2, 2016

A supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person on their first was injured.

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Waste disposal firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, December 2, 2016

An Essex-based hazardous waste disposal company has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a sorting and recycling site.

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Worker suffers facial injury from crowbar

Thursday, December 1, 2016

A construction company from Northallerton has been fined after a worker suffered facial injury from a crowbar.

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Hospital fined after safety failings led to dementia patient’s death

Monday, November 28, 2016

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £366,000 after the death of a patient on a specialist dementia ward.

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Real estate company fined for safety failings

Friday, November 25, 2016

A real estate company in Oxfordshire has been fined for failing to manage asbestos on their premises following a fire.

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NHS trust fined following patients death

Friday, November 25, 2016

A South West NHS trust has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Car component firm fined after multiple back injuries to workers

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts by hand.

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Sentence after self-employed builder suffers serious electric shock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A real estate lettings company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a self- employed builder suffered 1st and 3rd degree burns to his face, hands, neck and chest.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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