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Case 409 – Store stops providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Store stopped providing empty ‘tester’ perfume bottles to customer for health and safety reasons.

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Case 408 – Supermarket deli refused request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Supermarket deli refused customer request to leave plastic wrapping on liver sausage stating that it was a ‘choking hazard’.

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Haulage company fined after worker crushed

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bryan Alexander Ltd has been fined after one its workers was crushed by a hydraulic extension on one of its vehicles on the roadside in Plymouth.

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Engineering company fined after worker crushed

Friday, March 31, 2017

Multi-Stroke Ltd has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing him to lose his thumb, index and middle fingers.

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Construction company fined after worker loses fingers

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Coldmac Limited has been fined after one of its workers suffered life changing injuries to his hand which required surgical intervention.

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Arrow Recycling Ltd has been fined after a worker was left fighting for his life after being crushed by about 400kg of cardboard.

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Partnership fined following death of long-serving farm manager

Monday, March 20, 2017

A farming partnership has been fined £60,000 following the death of a farm manager in Staffordshire.

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£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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Health and safety events focus on sectors

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Great Britain’s independent safety and health regulator is holding a series of events across the country to look at what businesses can do to look after people at work.

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Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A Manchester building contractor and a company owner have appeared in court after a worker was seriously injured on a refurbishment site.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Norfolk farming company fined after death of worker

Friday, March 10, 2017

A family owned Norfolk farming company has been fined after an employee died at its grain storage facility.

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Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry

Friday, March 10, 2017

A Kettering based care home company has been fined after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry on a day trip.

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Paper recycling company fined after worker’s death

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Recycle Paper UK Ltd has been fined after a worker was thrown from a fork lift truck and died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Company fined after worker’s foot was exposed to machinery

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A company that produces and supplies wood shavings for use as horse bedding has been fined after a worker suffered a serious foot injury at its site in Andover, Hampshire.

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BHSEA Meeting: CDM: Is It Doing the Job? – West Midlands, 13 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Afternoon meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), beginning at 13.30. Main presentation from Tony Mitchell, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety titled ‘CDM: Is it Doing the Job?’, followed by two further presentations.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

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