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Unsafe roof work leads to fine for builders

Friday, December 12, 2014

A West Midlands building firm has been fined after twice being spotted carrying out unsafe roof work just days apart. 

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Engineering firm in court after worker loses tip of finger

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Moray engineering firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker severed the tip of his finger on a lathe.

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Brent building firm in court over fall dangers

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A building firm in North West London has been fined for neglecting safety after a carpenter broke his collarbone and a rib when he fell through an unprotected rooflight opening.

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County Durham firm fined after driver seriously injured

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A County Durham stairlift manufacturer has been prosecuted for safety failings after a delivery driver was seriously injured when he was struck by a reversing fork lift truck.

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Aberdeen firm fined after worker killed

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An Aberdeen firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker died from severe head injuries when a connection porch on a sub-sea valve assembly he was working on fell over.

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Worker felled by falling metal beam in City street

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Two construction firms have been sentenced after a six-metre metal beam fell from the sixth floor of a building, striking and injuring a worker on a third floor scaffold before crashing onto a busy street in the City of London.

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Aircraft firm gets it wrong with work at height

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A Hampshire-based aircraft maintenance company has been sentenced for safety failures after three workers were injured in separate falls at its airfield in Lasham – two in the same month.

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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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