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Category: Food manufacturing bulletin

Safety alert – Deterioration and failure of cold / frozen food store ceilings

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

HSE has recently completed a fatal accident investigation following the failure of the ceiling of a frozen food store. Two men fell to the floor of the store when insulation panels separated from the steelwork, which supported the ceiling. One of the men died from his injuries.

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Safety notice – Avoiding trapping/crushing injuries to people in the platform of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)

Friday, July 16, 2010

More people die from falls at work than from any other cause. The use of mobile elevating work platforms/powered access equipment has been a major factor in the reduction in falls accidents.

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