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Dudley company fined for failing to manage dangerous bacteria

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Stourbridge dry cleaning company has been fined after its failure to properly manage and monitor Legionella bacteria put workers and members of the public at risk.

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Worker badly burned after firm ignores safety risks

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A West Yorkshire company has been fined after a worker was severely burned in a flashover during hot-cutting work at the Fox’s Biscuits factory in Batley.

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Waste08 – Compaction equipment: Managing user and public safety (rev)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

This guidance gives advice on the main safety issues at compactors and how the risks can be controlled. It is aimed at employers, managers and supervisors at premises where compactors are used and also focuses on the risks to members of the public, as these units are often placed in areas open to the public.

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Farm Safety Partnership Scotland – new free leaflet

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Over 70% of work-related deaths on Scotland’s farms are due to only four causes. Follow these safety tips and make sure you don’t leave it to fate.

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Fatal injuries in farming, horticulture and fish farming in Scotland – 2003/04 to 2013/14

Thursday, August 14, 2014

This new report summarises the fatalities reported in the farming sector in Scotland between 1 April 2003 and 31 March 2014.

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Shropshire farmer in court after worker trapped in machinery

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

An Ellesmere arable farmer has received a conditional discharge after a worker suffered serious arm, head and back injuries while unblocking a grain drying machine. 

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Buxton food packaging firm in court over forklift injuries

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A food packaging company in Buxton has been fined after an employee suffered severe injuries to his leg when he was struck by a forklift truck.

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Firms in court after Liverpool worker’s life-threatening roof fall

Monday, August 11, 2014

Two firms have been sentenced for safety failings after a Liverpool worker suffered life-threatening injuries when he fell through the roof of a former Cheshire factory.

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Timber firm fined after worker crushed by tree

Monday, August 11, 2014

A Herefordshire timber firm has been fined after a worker was crushed against a machine by a tree trunk. 

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Industrial gas supplier fined after plant explosion leaves worker injured

Friday, August 8, 2014

A multinational industrial gas supplier based in Surrey has been fined after an explosion at one of its manufacturing plants in Bristol left a worker with life changing injuries. 

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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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Composites in the Offshore Oil and Gas Sector – Aberdeen, 17 September 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Designed to provide a broad overview of composite materials and their current uses in the oil and gas sector, focusing on a number of key applications including pipework, gratings and bonded composite repairs.

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Cleaning company fined for risky rooftop work

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A Stoke-on-Trent company, which uses jet washers to clean roof tiles, has been fined after a worker was spotted on a roof without any falls protection in place.

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Poole contractor in court after falling steel injures workers

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Two workers were left with broken bones but escaped with their lives after being struck by a length of steel that fell from nine floors above them, a court has heard. 

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Directors and two firms fined for potential asbestos risk

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

A Hartlepool firm and two of its directors have been fined along with a second company after redundant steel work was removed, putting workers at risk of exposure to asbestos.

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Enter the European Good Practice Awards – deadline 6 October 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The European Good Practice Awards aim to highlight leading examples of companies or organisations actively managing stress and psychosocial risks at work. There is still time to enter – deadline for submissions is 6 October 2014.

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Beyond KP4: Leading KPIs, Action Planning & Data Trending Workshop – Aberdeen, 17 September 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The first in a series of one-day workshops addressing the key Asset and Life Extension (ALE) issues facing the Oil and Gas sector arising from the KP4 programme.

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Gloucestershire town council fined for worker’s injuries

Monday, August 4, 2014

A council has been fined after a worker was thrown from an overturned mower while cutting grass in Gloucestershire. 

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Housing firm in court over Blackpool balcony collapse

Friday, August 1, 2014

A resident at a block of flats in Blackpool narrowly avoided being seriously injured or killed when the second floor walkway he was standing on collapsed, a court has heard.

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Nottingham timber firm in court over worker’s injuries

Friday, August 1, 2014

A timber company has been fined after an employee was run over by a forklift truck.

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