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Reinforcing wire corrosion in flexible pipe – research published on HSE website

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Following a number of recent in-service incidents with flexible pipe a literature survey of relevant published documents was commissioned to assess the amount of literature available in the public domain regarding the corrosion of reinforcing armour wires in the annuli, ie. between the internal and outer sheaths, of flexible pipes. Three conditions were to be […]

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Generic Design Assessment of new nuclear reactors seminar

Thursday, September 16, 2010

This seminar formed part of our consultations on the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of two new nuclear reactor designs (AP1000 submitted by Westinghouse and UK EPR submitted by EDF and AREVA). The consultations were launched on 28 June 2010 and will close on 18 October 2010.

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Event helps borders construction companies cut deaths

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Construction workers across the Borders are being urged to pick up lifesaving advice at a forthcoming event on Wednesday 29 September.

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Proposed third amendment to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No.2008

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on a proposal from the European Commission to amend the Annexes of the Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals Regulations (EC) 689/2008, which is commonly known as the EU Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.

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Kishorn fish farmers to attend aquaculture safety event

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Scottish fish and shellfish farmers will come together in Kishorn, Strathcarron on 21 September, to attend a special aquaculture and maritime safety awareness event.

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Tadcaster firm fined for failing its own workers

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

A North Yorkshire company making innovative machinery fitted with the latest safety devices failed to protect its own workers from the risk of injury as they manufactured them, magistrates were told today.

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College hosts safety courses for horse industry

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Equestrian businesses across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire attended a free event at Oaklands College in St Albans last week to get the latest advice on health and safety issues. HSE joined forces with Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire local authorities to host a day of free sessions dedicated to issues specific to the equine industry. View press release […]

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Crown Censure for Ministry of Defence

Monday, September 13, 2010

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) today received a formal Crown Censure from HSE after potentially exposing workers to deadly asbestos fibres.

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Glass company fined for workers’ fall risk

Monday, September 13, 2010

A glass company has been prosecuted for health and safety offences after putting workers’ lives at risk at a site in Bradford.

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Local authorities reminded of their health and safety responsibilities

Monday, September 13, 2010

Local authorities are being reminded to check that they are clear on their health and safety responsibilities in procuring and managing waste and recycling services, ahead of a programme of inspections that will begin next month.

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Construction Infonet August 2010

Monday, September 13, 2010

The August issue of Construction Infonet is now available online.

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£30k fines after Salford worker killed by digger bucket

Friday, September 10, 2010

Fines totaling £30,000 have been issued following the death of a Salford worker, who was struck by the excavator bucket on a digger.

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Open forums on Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007

Friday, September 10, 2010

GB wide – 8 free open forums to get a broad range of views from large audiences on the extent to which the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) have met HSE’s aims for the regulations which came into force in April 2007.

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Audio interview – training and supervision

Friday, September 10, 2010

Poor supervision and inadequate training are two of the main causes of accidents. The law requires that all workers must receive adequate training. It also makes good business sense to make sure your employees are working efficiently and safely.

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Worker hit by ejected cut-off

Friday, September 10, 2010

A worker received serious stomach injuries when he was hit by an ejected cut-off from a Wadkin PU Edger.  Find out what happened in detail, why it happened and what the lessons learned were.

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Student accommodation – gas maintenance advice for landlords

Friday, September 10, 2010

You must ensure that gas appliances and flues are maintained in a safe condition and that regular gas safety checks are completed.

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UK’s biggest food manufacturer fined after worker’s skull crushed

Friday, September 10, 2010

The UK’s biggest food manufacturer has been fined £14,000 after a 65kg metal pillar fell on a maintenance engineer in Merseyside, crushing his skull.

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Plumber given suspended jail sentence

Thursday, September 9, 2010

A self-employed plumber has been prosecuted for carrying out illegal work on gas boilers which put the lives of Norwich residents at risk.

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Company fined after 17-year-old worker injured in fall

Thursday, September 9, 2010

A Croydon company has been fined after a young worker suffered multiple fractures and internal injuries when he fell through a roof-light after only weeks into his job.

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EEF / HSE / TUC / EU Safe Maintenance events

Thursday, September 9, 2010

EEF is holding events on Safe Maintenance at sites across Great Britain, in conjunction with HSE and the TUC.

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