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Diving Information Sheets (DVIS) revised

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

DVIS Number 5, 7, 9, have been significantly updated in consultation with industry.  DVIS 12, 13, 14, incorporate minor updates to align with the current version of the ACoPs.

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Oil and gas operators challenged on HCRs

Thursday, April 26, 2018

With the thirtieth anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster approaching, HSE’s Director of Energy Division has recently written to all offshore oil and gas production operators regarding gas releases in the North Sea.

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Safety Alert – Cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351 and used primarily for gases for underwater breathing apparatus

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

There have been several recent catastrophic failures of aluminium cylinders used primarily to contain gases for underwater breathing apparatus and manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351. These cylinders should only be used if they have undergone thorough visual inspection and testing with an eddy-current device by a competent inspector. Failure to conduct such inspection […]

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust fined after deaths of two patients

Monday, March 26, 2018

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £2m after a series of management failings led to the deaths of two vulnerable patients at different facilities owned by the Trust.

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Company fined after multiple safety failings

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Quainton Logistics & Storage Ltd has today been fined after both putting workers at risk and allowing conditions on site to fall well below the expected standard.

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Company fined after worker injured

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A manufacturer of agricultural equipment has been fined after a worker suffered two broken legs when a stack of metal sheets fell onto his ankles.

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Farming company fined after worker falls from ladder

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A farming company has been fined after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining significant injuries.

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Company fined after worker loses top of finger

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Llanharan Concrete Co. Limited has today been fined after a worker was injured when his glove got entangled with the moving blade of a table saw.

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Construction firm fined over safety and welfare failings

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A construction firm has been fined after failing to safeguard the public and workers from an unsafe excavation and lifting operation, and not providing adequate welfare facilities for workers on site.

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Company fined following unlicensed asbestos removal from primary school

Monday, March 12, 2018

A construction company has been fined after it carried out unsafe and unlicensed asbestos removal during the refurbishment works in a junior school in Dursley.

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Farm fined after worker struck and injured by bull

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A dairy farm has been fined after a farm worker was struck by a bull and suffered a serious leg injury.

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Two companies fined after worker run over by a telehander

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Bellway Homes Ltd and A D Bly Construction Ltd have today been fined after a worker was struck by a telehandler.

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Company fined £1million after delivery driver killed

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A plastic product manufacturer has been fined £1million after a delivery driver was fatally injured.

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Company fined after worker left injured

Friday, March 2, 2018

A meat production company has today been fined for safety breaches after a worker was injured whilst adjusting storage racking.

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HSE food manufacturing inspections target the causes of workplace ill-health

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties.

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Retail company and construction contractor fined over safety failings

Friday, December 22, 2017

Martin McColl Limited and JMS Retail Concepts Limited have both been sentenced today after two members of the public tripped and fell over construction work outside a convenience store in Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan.

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Company and one of its directors fined for the unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A pest control company and one of its directors have been sentenced for the unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products and phostoxin (aluminium phosphide).

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Construction company fined after worker seriously injured

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when the first floor of the building he was standing on collapsed underneath him.

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HSE launches second phase of construction inspection campaign

Monday, October 2, 2017

Construction projects across Britain are being urged to act now to ensure the health and safety of their workers is protected as the second phase of a targeted inspection initiative gets underway today.

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Pembrokeshire businesses benefit from PEEP

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pembrokeshire healthcare businesses enjoyed a free training session to help them understand and manage workplace health, safety and wellbeing for workers.

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