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Car component firm fined after multiple back injuries to workers

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts by hand.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.

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RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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RR1080 – A study of the generic safety-integrity requirements of fairground rides

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report describes a number of quantitative risk assessments applied to three diverse fairground ride types in order to provide an indication of appropriate Safety Integrity Levels for these generic types of ride and to illustrate an approach that may be used to determine these SILs.

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Council fined £250,000 for not protecting workers health

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thanet District Council has been fined after a worker was left with permanent injured after being diagnosed with hard arm vibration (HAV).

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Company fined after workers fall into pulping machine

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A maintenance company has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling 7 metres.

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Chemical company fined £3mil after the release of toxic vapour cloud on two separate occasions

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

A chemical company was sentenced today after a worker was killed and one left with life changing injuries when they were overcome by a toxic vapour cloud.

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Residential care home fined after resident choked to death

Monday, November 7, 2016

A care home based in Fleet, Hampshire has been fined after an elderly resident who had difficulties swallowing choked to death on food which had not been cut up.

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Employee dies after collapse of waste material covers him

Monday, November 7, 2016

A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 15 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 8 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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CRD: Plant Protection Products and Active Substances – The Current Picture – York, 7 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This event will provide an update on the workings of the current regulatory regime, outline recent changes and reflect on experiences to date.

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CRD: Two Day Workshop on Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products – York, 29-30 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

The course will provide a practical introduction to the main Fate Exposure tools available for soil, surface water and groundwater. This will include practical introductions to the FOCUS groundwater and surface water models for example.

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NWSI Seminar: Design Safety to Save Lives – Manchester – 23 Nov 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

NWSI in partnership with HSE invite you to a seminar on the roles and responsibilities for designers and clients under CDM 2015.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – HSL Buxton, 8 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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CRD: Two Day Efficacy Workshop – York, 16-17 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This course will provide an overview of all aspects of writing efficacy dossiers including Biological Assessment Dossiers (BADs) and draft Registration Reports (dRRs) to address European efficacy data requirements under the regulation (EC 1107/2009).

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Construction firm fined after hoarding falls on passer-by

Monday, October 10, 2016

A construction company from Cambridge has been fined after temporary hoarding from one of their sites fell onto a member of public walking along the high street.

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