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HSE board member honoured with lifetime achievement award

Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Health and Safety Executive’s longest serving board member, Judith Donovan, has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Safety and health awareness day in Billericay to help prevent farmyard accidents

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Farmers across Essex will attend a Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) this week to help them prevent agricultural accidents.

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Agriculture e-Bulletin

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Latest eBulletin now available, covers “Make the Promise” campaign and eColi health alert.

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Safety warning after Lancashire workers get 11,000-volt shock

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Outdoor workers in Lancashire are being urged to take extra care near overhead electricity lines after two men suffered 11,000-volt electric shocks and burns.

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HSE warns employers after two teenagers injured by electric shocks

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

HSE has warned companies to ensure they look after young workers, after two Norfolk teenagers suffered electric shocks

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Merseyside motorcyclist’s life-threatening injuries prompt farm safety warning

Monday, October 12, 2009

Farmers in Merseyside are being urged to make sure that the public are not put at risk by their work,

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E.coli 0157: Health Alert – avoiding ill health at open farms

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Following the recent outbreak of E.coli 0157 linked to a visitor farm attraction in Surrey, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is issuing this alert

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HSE marks 35 years

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The number of employees being killed or injured at work is at its lowest level

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HSE issues farm machinery safety reminder

Thursday, September 10, 2009

HSE today issued a reminder to farmers and farm workers on the dangers of tractor farm machinery following a safety

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Vulnerable workers in agriculture

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Terms of reference for the Vulnerable Workers Project Group and Terms of reference and meeting papers

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Agriculture Safety and Health Awareness Days in Scotland

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

HSE is running a number of Agricultural SHADs targeted at small farms with employees and self employed farmers. The

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Do you work with trees?

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Working with trees can be dangerous. Most injuries happen when using a chainsaw to fell trees, but there are other causes for serious injuries

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Livestock Project Group papers

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The agenda and papers for the meeting of the Livestock Project Group held on 26 June 2009 are now available.

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Employers – take proper precautions to prevent falls

Friday, August 21, 2009

Employers are being warned to take correct precautions when their staff work at height, after a farm employee

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Free – HSE eBulletins

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Influences on safe/unsafe practices

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

In order to understand more about the influences on safe and unsafe farming practices BOMEL was commissioned to

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Farmers urged to stop and think as harvest season gets underway

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

HSE is urging all farmers to take care as harvest gets underway. In the past five years, 82 workers suffered fatal injuries between July and October,

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Safety Alert – Agricultural machinery – Rotating arm bale wrappers

Thursday, July 30, 2009

This bulletin is being issued by HSE to alert users and manufacturers of bale wrapping machines of a potential problem with the pressure sensitive trip device located on the rotating arm.

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Tree Work News – April 2009

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

This is the third edition of Tree Work News, HSE’s e-newsletter for the arboriculture and forestry industries.

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Patterns of non-fatal accidents in agriculture and the food supply chain

Monday, July 27, 2009

This study provides a detailed insight into the pattern of non-fatal accidents across agriculture and the food supply

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