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Film company fined after cameraman hurt on set

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A production company has been fined after a cameraman fell more than three metres from the set of a forthcoming major film, when he fell through an opening in the floor.

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Risk management – Online example assessments

Monday, February 20, 2012

The examples show how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment. If you can’t find your industry listed, pick the one closest to it and adapt it for your own workplace.

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Owner fined for girl’s fall from funfair ride in Birmingham

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A fairground owner from Nottingham has been sentenced after a 12-year-old girl injured her leg when she was thrown from a faulty ride in Birmingham.

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Film, theatre & broadcasting eBulletin – Sign up for free

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Subscribe for film, theatre and broadcasting eBulletin email notifications – Free regular emails about significant updates to the film, theatre and broadcasting site.

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Bus company prosecuted after worker is crushed

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A tour bus operator has been fined after a mechanical engineer suffered serious injuries while working underneath one of its vehicles.

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Example risk assessments – Approaches for small businesses

Monday, January 9, 2012

These examples show kind of approach HSE expects a small business or workplace to take and how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment.

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Film, theatre and broadcasting eBulletin

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Keep up to date with the latest news and information on the film, theatre and broadcasting industries via a free regular email bulletin.

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Leisure activities eBulletin

Friday, December 23, 2011

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Fairgrounds eBulletin

Friday, December 16, 2011

Keep up to date with the latest news and information on fairgrounds safety, subscribe to a  free regular email bulletin.

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HSE responds to Westmorland Gazette article “It’s just a sign of the times…”

Monday, December 12, 2011

The newspaper reported that walkers and runners had branded newly-erected warning signs on paths leading to a popular viewpoint as ‘ridiculous’. The signs warned of uneven ground and a steep slope. Mark Dawson, HSE Principal Inspector for Cumbria responds.

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Organising firework displays

Friday, November 4, 2011

Firework displays should be enjoyable and spectacular occasions – but they obviously need some responsible planning. The good news is that there is straightforward guidance to help you.

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Organising fireworks displays – straightforward guidance

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Firework displays should be enjoyable and spectacular occasions – but they obviously need some responsible planning. The good news is that there is straightforward guidance to help you.

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HSE consultation on the revision of HS(G) 195, ‘A guide to health, safety and welfare at music and similar events’

Friday, October 14, 2011

HSE has been working closely with Local Authorities and members of the events industry to revise the HS(G) 195 guidance, ‘A guide to health, safety & welfare at music and similar events’. Please submit comments by Friday, 11 November 2011.

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Safety breach led to teenager’s fairground trauma

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

A fairground attendant has been in court after a teenage girl plunged head-first onto concrete when a restraint bar opened on the ride she was on at a York carnival.

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Top 10 bizarre health and safety ‘bans’

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Health and safety legislation exists to protect people from real risks at, or connected with, work. But it can be hard to see this from some of the stories that are reported. Here are 10 of the most bizarre health bans or restrictions spotted in media coverage by HSE over the last year.

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Minister responds to Butlins’ decisions to ban dogems for ‘health and safety reasons’

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Minister for Employment’s response

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Girl trapped in swimming pool results in council prosecution

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Castle Point Borough Council has been prosecuted by HSE following an incident where a seven-year old girl was trapped by a water outlet at the Waterside Swimming Pool on Canvey Island.

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National Film and Television School fined after volunteer is paralysed

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The National Film and Television School has been fined after a volunteer was left permanently paralysed after falling 2.25 metres from a mock staircase on set.

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Operator fined after girl thrown from funfair ride

Friday, May 13, 2011

A fairground operator has been sentenced after an 11-year-old girl suffered a serious head wound when she was thrown from a ride at a Birmingham park.

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Myth of the month: Health and Safety bans celebration of the Royal Wedding!

Monday, April 11, 2011

The reality: There’s nothing in health and safety law to prevent anyone from celebrating the Royal Wedding – in fact, HSE encourages everyone who wants to throw a party to go right ahead.

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