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Council prosecuted after worker’s near-death fall

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Bradford Council today admitted serious safety breaches after one of its parks’ employees narrowly escaped death when he plunged eleven metres from the cradle of a cherry picker.

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Farm business fined after labourer seriously injured in roof fall

Monday, June 24, 2013

An East Ayrshire dairy farm business has been fined after a labourer was seriously injured when he fell through a rooflight on a cow shed.

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Council fined for allowing potentially lethal work

Monday, June 24, 2013

A Welsh local authority has been fined after building work at a house exposed a woman and her foster children to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Concrete manufacturer fined after worker’s arm pulled into machine

Monday, June 24, 2013

An Ayrshire concrete manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his arm when it became entangled in a machine.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Lessons from a tragedy

Monday, June 24, 2013

HSE Chair Judith Hackitt reflects on 25 years since the Piper Alpha tragedy.

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Sawmill fined after worker’s arm crushed in conveyor

Monday, June 24, 2013

A Herefordshire sawmill has been fined for safety breaches after an employee suffered severe crush injuries when his arm was dragged into the rollers of a poorly-guarded conveyor belt.

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Case 183 – Award winning floral displays to be removed on health & safety grounds

Friday, June 21, 2013

A group of residents have transformed their street into a green garden which had been applauded by the council several times. However, the residents have now been told by the same authority that they must remove it because it is a health and safety hazard.

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Ministers to end work experience Health and Safety confusion (DWP release)

Friday, June 21, 2013

The latest stage of the Government’s commitment to debunking health and safety myths and slashing burdensome rules has been announced.

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Monmouth roofing firm in court again over unsafe work

Thursday, June 20, 2013

A Monmouth roofing firm has been fined after it allowed workers onto a house roof without safety measures in place, despite an employee being injured in a fall less than five months earlier.

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Company fined after worker’s hand crushed

Thursday, June 20, 2013

A Wellingborough firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker’s hand was crushed in an unguarded laminating machine.

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Health board fined for asbestos failings

Thursday, June 20, 2013

A Scottish health board has been fined for safety failings that led to several workers and contractors being potentially exposed to deadly asbestos fibres.

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Publication of HSE Annual Report and Accounts 2012/13

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The HSE Annual Report and Accounts summarises HSE’s performance during 2012/13.

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West Yorkshire firm in court over highly-flammable spillage

Thursday, June 20, 2013

A solvent recycling firm in West Yorkshire has been prosecuted for safety failings that led to a major spillage of nearly 4,000 litres of highly flammable liquid from a road tanker.

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Chocolate company fined after worker’s finger amputated

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A Northamptonshire chocolate maker has been fined after an employee’s finger was severed in an inadequately guarded machine.

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Worker’s six metre fall lands two Kent businesses in court

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A Kent father and granddad died after plunging six metres through a fragile skylight because safety measures were neglected both by his employer and a major drinks wholesaler, a court has heard.

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Farm fined for young worker’s death in tractor tragedy

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A young Somerset farm worker was killed when the tractor she was driving overturned in a field a court heard today.

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Case 182 – School bans hair clips and jewellery during PE lessons

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A school is using health and safety as the explanation for their policy on personal effects – including hair clips and jewellery.

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North Wales company in court after worker’s fall

Monday, June 17, 2013

A haulage company has been fined after an employee sustained injuries falling from a wooden pallet carried on a fork lift truck.

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Offshore hydrocarbon releases reach record low – but number of major releases rise

Monday, June 17, 2013

The number of offshore hydrocarbon releases reached a record low last year, new provisional figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal.

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Case 181 – Employer prohibits use of cycles on work related journeys

Monday, June 17, 2013

Employer cites health and safety as reason for banning cycles for work related travel.

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