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Category: Industry

Kent firm and director in court over ‘appalling’ site safety

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A Kent construction company and its managing director have been prosecuted after both displayed a ‘shocking disregard’ for workers’ safety at a demolition site in Surrey.

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Glasgow engineering firm in court after power line damaged

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

A Barrhead civil engineering contractor has been fined for serious safety failings after an overhead power line was brought down by a sub-contractor on a site in West Lothian.

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L107 – Scientific and archaeological diving projects: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Monday, December 8, 2014

This publication sets out what you have to do to comply with the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. It applies to divers who are engaged in scientific and archaeological diving projects within UK waters. This document has been updated, the most significant changes relate to diving in pools and tanks and two-way communications.

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L106 – Media diving projects: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Monday, December 8, 2014

This publication sets out what you have to do to comply with the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. It applies to all media divers and diving projects within UK waters adjacent to Great Britain. This document has been updated, the most significant changes relate to availability of compression chambers and fitness to dive.

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L105 – Recreational diving projects: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Monday, December 8, 2014

This publication and associated guidance provides practical advice and sets out what you have to do to comply with the requirements of the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. This document has been updated to reflect changes in technology and industry practice. The most significant changes relate to availability of compression chambers and fitness to dive.

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L104 – Commercial diving projects inland/inshore: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Monday, December 8, 2014

This publication provides practical advice and sets out what you have to do to comply with the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. This edition has been revised in order to simplify and update some information. The most significant changes relate to availability of compression chambers, fitness to dive, dive teams and partial pressure of oxygen.

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L103 – Commercial diving projects offshore: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Monday, December 8, 2014

This publication sets out what you have to do to comply with the requirements of the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. This edition has been revised in order to simplify and update some of the information. The most significant changes relate to closed bell projects, fitness to dive, bell operations and partial pressure of oxygen.

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Updated diving ACOPs published

Monday, December 8, 2014

A revised set of ACOPs for the diving industry has been launched, providing practical advice on how to comply with the Diving at Work Regulations 1997. Each ACOP has been updated to provide greater clarity, reflect changes in technology and industry practice, remove inconsistencies and to replace references that have become outdated.

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Tameside firm in court over dangerous saws

Friday, December 5, 2014

A Tameside gate manufacturer has been fined £10,000 after it ignored a formal warning about installing guards on two circular saws.

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Fatal injuries in farming, forestry and horticulture 2013/14

Friday, December 5, 2014

Figures published in this report show that 31 people were killed as a result of agriculture-related activities during 2013/14 and that transport-related injuries were responsible for more deaths than any other cause. It also highlights trends and indicates key points in fatalities involving employees, the self-employed and members of the public.

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Safety warning to farmers

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Farmers are being urged to take extra care following the conclusion of a fatal accident inquiry into the tragic death of Lauder farmer, Jim Sharp earlier this year.

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L133 – Unloading petrol from road tankers: ACOP and guidance (2nd edition)

Thursday, December 4, 2014

This publication is for those involved in the delivery and unloading of petrol at filling stations, including petrol station site operators and road tanker operators and drivers. This edition brings the document up to date with regulatory and other changes. The guidance has been simplified to clarify what is already required in law by DSEAR.

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Four prosecuted after roof fall death

Thursday, December 4, 2014

A developer, scaffolding company, its director and a roofer have been sentenced after a worker fell around seven metres to his death in Staffordshire.

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Shopfitting firm fined for Oxford Street hoarding collapse

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Shoppers were crushed when a large hoarding collapsed in the heart of Oxford Street less than 24 hours after it had been erected, a court has heard.

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Surrey laundry firm fined after woman loses fingers

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A Woking laundry company has appeared in court after an employee lost four fingers when her hand was drawn into a poorly-guarded ironing machine.

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Edinburgh firm fined after worker blinded in one eye

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

An Edinburgh firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker was severely injured and left blind in one eye when he was struck by a piece of high tensile wire.

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Steel firm fined after worker seriously injured

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A worker had to have three toes amputated after his foot was crushed beneath a 300kg press die as he moved it from the bed of the press he was working on, a court has heard.

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Consett firm prosecuted after trainee injured

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A Consett firm has been fined after a worker was injured when he became trapped between the basket of a cherrypicker and a steel rail during a construction project in Newcastle.

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High dangers caught on camera

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A Berkshire construction firm has been fined after three workers were photographed on a roof and ladder platform in Windsor without any safety measures in place.

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Engineering firm in court over worker’s fall

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

An engineering company has been fined for safety breaches after an employee was seriously injured when he fell more than four metres while dismantling a recycling cabin.

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