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Government agrees high level principles for rodenticides stewardship regimes

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A cross-government ‘Oversight Group’ has agreed a set of high-level principles to assist industry in developing stewardship regimes to control the use of rodenticides.

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Quarrying company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Derbyshire quarrying company has been fined for safety failings after suffering a significant failure of a quarry face.

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Construction firms sentenced after worker death

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A national construction firm and a glazing contractor have been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety breaches after a worker fell to his death from a store front in Exeter.

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Construction company puts residents and public at risk

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings that put workers, residents and the public at risk from falling debris and possible collapse of the building.

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Two companies fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two companies have been fined for dangerously installing and operating gas fired tumble driers at a student hall of residence, while not Gas Safe Registered.

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Safety alert: Extendable scaffolding loading bay gate – use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A number of manufacturers/suppliers are marketing an extendable scaffold loading bay gate that does not satisfy legal requirements when in some configurations. When extended the loading bay gate, which forms part of the edge protection on a scaffold, is not robust enough to fulfil this function and is therefore not suitable.

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Buckinghamshire tape firm fined after worker lost finger

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

An adhesive tape manufacturing company has been fined after a worker lost a finger in an unguarded machine.

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Employee severely injures leg at HGV spray painting company

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A HGV spray painting company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining a serious fracture to his left leg.

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Cleaning company fined for putting workers lives at risk

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Sheffield property and cleaning company was fined for breaching Work at Height regulations. 

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Company fined after worker entangled in machinery

Monday, July 20, 2015

A shellfish processing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker’s hand and arm being entangled in machinery

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Offshore Safety Directive Regulator – The Competent Authority

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR) is the Competent Authority (CA) responsible for implementing the requirements of the EU Directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.

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Businessman in court after worker loses forearm

Friday, July 17, 2015

A Kent businessman has been sentenced after a worker lost his right forearm when it got caught and mangled in an unguarded tyre-shredding machine.

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Director sentenced after worker dies on second day of job

Friday, July 17, 2015

A company director was sentenced today after a trench collapse which killed a young father on only his second day at work for his company. 

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HSE jobs – Graduate Opportunity – Regulatory Scientists

Friday, July 17, 2015

We require a number of ambitious scientific officers to join our Chemicals Regulation Directorate, working on the front line of the regulation of biocides, pesticides, and chemicals. Play your part in protecting human health and the environment from these substances. Close date for applications, 23 August 2015.

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Company fined after work suffers HAV

Friday, July 17, 2015

A facilities management company has been fined for safety failings that contributed to a worker sustaining Hand Arm Vibration.

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RR1063 – Research to explore the effect of traditional farming SHADs on farmer behaviour

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The research explored farmers’ perceptions of the extent to which attendance at a Farming Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD), established by HSE, had changed their awareness, attitudes and behaviour in relation to health and safety.

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‘A miracle he was not killed’ says judge as logistics firm fined £75,000

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A logistics firm was fined £75,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a fall from a roof.

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Roofing contractor and director fined over brick-layer death

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Yorkshire roofing firm and its Director have been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death though a fragile roof-light.

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Employee injures two fingers at packaging company

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A packaging company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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Brick manufacturer fined after worker injured

Monday, July 13, 2015

A brick manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees was seriously injured.

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