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National gas distributor fined after worker gets trapped in gas cloud

Monday, January 25, 2016

One of the UK’s largest national gas distributors were sentenced to today after a worker became trapped in a ruptured gas mains.

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Major construction firm fined £1million after death of worker

Monday, January 25, 2016

Construction firm Balfour Beatty has been fined after a worker lost his life whilst repairing a central reservation barrier damaged in a road traffic collision.

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Man fined after exposing employees to asbestos

Monday, January 25, 2016

An employee exposed his workers to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a social club in Ashington, Northumberland.

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Firm fined after worker suffered fatal crush injuries

Monday, January 25, 2016

Clydeport Operations Limited (Clydeport) of Glasgow, has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries at their Hunterston Coal Terminal site in Ayrshire.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – A means to an end – doing things right is good management

Monday, January 25, 2016

Risk assessment is part of a process not an end in itself. The idea is that you assess the risks and do what you can to control them.

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Construction firms sentenced after culvert collapse

Friday, January 22, 2016

Two building companies have been fined after a man was seriously injured when a structure that allows water to flow under roads collapsed on him. 

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Health and safety system strategy roadshow arrives in Bristol

Friday, January 22, 2016

South West business leaders and supporting organisations are meeting today (FRI) in Bristol to discuss the development of Britain’s new strategy for workplace health and safety. 

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NHS Trust fined after 87 year old suffers fatal injuries

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Kent and Medway NHS Social Care Partnership Trust has been fined for safety failings after an 87 year old man suffered fatal injuries.

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Port operator fined after worker injured by capstan

Thursday, January 21, 2016

An Essex maritime terminal worker suffered serious injury after his arm became wrapped around a powered capstan, while mooring an ocean-going vessel.

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Council sentenced after legionella death at care home

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has been fined following the death of a pensioner who died from exposure to legionella.

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Firm fined after operator injured rethreading shrink wrap machine

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A company who produce household cleaning products have been fined after an employee suffered serious burns when rethreading a shrink wrap machine.

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods Prohibition Notices – September 2015

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Carriage of Dangerous Goods, prohibition notices issued by Police or Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or Department for Transport for September 2015.

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Cardiff welcomes health and safety system strategy roadshow

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Welsh business leaders and supporting organisations are meeting today in Cardiff to discuss the development of Britain’s new strategy for workplace health and safety. 

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Farm company fined after worker electrocuted

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A farming company in Cornwall has been fined £75,000 after a worker was electrocuted.

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Key speakers announced for new hearing conference

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) has announced the keynote speakers who will speak at ListenUP! – the first European Hearing Conservation Conference.

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Fruit farm fined for safety failings at farm

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Kent based fruit farm has been fined for safety failings after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), visited the site following a RIDDOR reportable incident.

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Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

There was a huge turnout at a Glasgow hotel on Monday as Scottish business leaders, worker representatives and regulators met to discuss the how to help more people come home safe and well from their jobs. 

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L154 – The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015: Guidance on Regulations

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This guidance is for anyone who has duties under the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015 (SCR 2015), for example licensees, production installation operators, non-production installation owners and well operators. It provides advice and explains the regulatory requirements to those who may be affected by SCR 2015.

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Firm sentenced after worker loses hand in machine

Monday, January 18, 2016

A Manchester waste plastic recycling firm has been fined after an employee’s hand was severed when dragged into a granulator machine.

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CD278 – Consultation on the revision of the Freight Containers Regulations 1984

Monday, January 18, 2016

This document sets out proposals to amend the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 to give effect to amendments made to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972. In the main, the amendments introduce significant physical changes to the Safety Approval Plates on freight containers and additional safety tests. Consultation closes on 26 February 2016.

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