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Category: Cement

Firm fined after worker suffered cement burns on first day of work

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A building products manufacturer was fined after a worker suffered serious cement burns on his first day of work.

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Construction firm fined after worker suffers cement burns

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A construction firm was fined after a 54-year-old employee suffered severe cement burns to his knees while laying concrete flooring. 

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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Construction inspections find sites failing to prevent health risks

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A national targeted inspection focussing on health risks for construction workers saw enforcement action taken at one in six of hundreds of sites visited.

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Inspections challenge construction sites to ‘Think Health’

Monday, June 23, 2014

Poor working conditions likely to lead to ill health on building sites will be targeted this month as work continues to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Using cut-off saws: A guide to protecting your lungs

Monday, March 25, 2013

This leaflet has been produced by HSE and the Highways Agency and is aimed at workers in highway paving construction or maintenance work. It explains how respirable crystalline silica exposure can affect health and what to do to control the risks.

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C3HARGE Industry Advisory Committee

Friday, December 7, 2012

The agenda for 3 October 2012 and minutes of 4 July 2012 meetings of C3HARGE (ceramics, cement, concrete, heavy clay, refractories and glass manufacturing industries joint health and safety advisory committee), now published.

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Next meeting of Hanson Cement Investigation Response Team (Public Health Wales release)

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The sixth meeting of the Hanson Cement Investigation Response Team is taking place on Tuesday 6 December 2011 when experts from Public Health Wales, the Health Protection Agency, and the Health and Safety Executive will present the final elements of the investigation’s work.

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Cemex fined after man killed in explosion

Monday, October 17, 2011

A multinational cement firm has been fined £200,000 following the death of a worker in an explosion at its Rugby premises.

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Manufacturer fined after worker’s arm is severed by industrial ‘corkscrew’

Monday, July 18, 2011

A Leicestershire manufacturing firm has been fined after an employee’s arm was torn off by a giant industrial ‘corkscrew’ as he was carrying out repairs.

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Cement company fined after worker set on fire

Friday, November 5, 2010

An international cement company has been prosecuted by HSE after a worker was set alight in an explosion.

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Meetings of C3HARGE

Friday, May 22, 2009

The agenda for 19 February 2009 and the minutes for 29 October 2008 are now available for the Ceramics, cement,

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