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£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A Manchester building contractor and a company owner have appeared in court after a worker was seriously injured on a refurbishment site.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Norfolk farming company fined after death of worker

Friday, March 10, 2017

A family owned Norfolk farming company has been fined after an employee died at its grain storage facility.

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Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry

Friday, March 10, 2017

A Kettering based care home company has been fined after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry on a day trip.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Company fined after worker’s foot was exposed to machinery

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A company that produces and supplies wood shavings for use as horse bedding has been fined after a worker suffered a serious foot injury at its site in Andover, Hampshire.

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BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

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RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles

Monday, March 6, 2017

The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.

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Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over driver death

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an agency driver, working for the MoD, was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle.

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Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

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Animal feed manufacturer in court over worker injury

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

An animal feeds producer has been fined after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.

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Free health and safety seminar programme at The Cleaning Show 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive will be running a morning of free seminars at the cleaning show this year to help employers protect their workforce and reduce costs attributed to managing staff absence. Topics to be covered include: working at height preventing slips and trips occupation respiratory health MSDs vulnerable workers For more information and […]

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Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident

Monday, February 27, 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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Care worker imprisoned after the death of service user

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nikki Deaney, a former care worker at Springwood Day Centre, has been sentenced after the death of service user Majid Akhtar.

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