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Category: Glass and glazing

Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

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Glass manufacturer in court after employees injured in explosion

Thursday, October 22, 2015

A Chester glass container manufacturer has been fined for serious safety breaches after two employees were injured in a flash fire.

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Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

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Safe use of Acetylene – new regulations come into force

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014 (ASR 2014) came into force on 1 October 2014. The hazards posed by acetylene gas is not fully addressed by DSEAR and so additional legal requirements for its safe use is provided by the ASR 2014 to consolidate and modernise existing legislation.

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Working safely with acetylene – revised publication

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Download or buy online – This leaflet provides guidance on the fire and explosion hazards of acetylene. It is for people who use acetylene for welding, cutting and similar processes and will help them comply with their duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.

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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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HSE is recruiting for the role of HM Inspector of Health and Safety

Monday, July 21, 2014

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world leader in health and safety, various locations across Great Britain. Apply now – closing date for applications is 15 August 2014.

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Lead poisoning leads to court for stained glass firm owner

Thursday, February 6, 2014

A Lincolnshire stained glass artist has been fined after one of his employees suffered severe lead poisoning.

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Health and safety law poster – reminder to display new version by April 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The new 2009 health and safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. As well as a download, the new 2009 leaflet is also available as a pocket card and replaces the leaflet published in 1999.

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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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Health and Safety Inspector jobs

Monday, July 1, 2013

Last chance to apply – trainee inspector recruitment campaign ends 10 July 2013.

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Glass company in court after employee loses finger

Monday, March 25, 2013

A West Midlands glass processor has been prosecuted for safety breaches after an employee’s finger had to be amputated when it was crushed in machinery.

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Bedford glazing company fined over workers’ injuries

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A double-glazing manufacturer based in Bedford has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered life-changing injuries when he and a colleague were hit by toppling sheets of glass.

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Macclesfield window firm fined over severed finger

Monday, February 25, 2013

A Macclesfield window manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees had a finger cut off by a rotating saw.

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Court fines Allied Glass over worker injury

Thursday, February 7, 2013

A glass-making company in Leeds has been prosecuted for neglecting the safety of its workers after an employee was injured using an industrial high-pressure jet washer to clean a production line.

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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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Kent glazing firm fined for gas safety breach

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

A Kent double glazing company with three outlets in Medway towns has been fined for safety failings after building a conservatory over a gas flue.

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Company fined after worker hurt in machinery

Thursday, June 28, 2012

A Derbyshire window manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s arm was dragged into a poorly guarded machine.

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Worker lost finger in wood planing machine

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A Hampshire glazing company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker lost part of a finger in a woodworking machine at its factory in Aldershot.

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