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British Science Week: HSE launches its annual Science Review 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Marking British Science Week, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today launched its Annual Science Review with a focus on its work in supporting a sustainable energy sector in the UK.

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Company fined after worker loses top of finger

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Llanharan Concrete Co. Limited has today been fined after a worker was injured when his glove got entangled with the moving blade of a table saw.

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Help GB Work Well case study highlights science and innovation in health and safety.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

During national science week, HSE want to share a case study about how Crossrail’s commitment to its workforce uses a science and innovation approach to provide a safe and healthy working environment for drill operatives.

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Construction firm fined over safety and welfare failings

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A construction firm has been fined after failing to safeguard the public and workers from an unsafe excavation and lifting operation, and not providing adequate welfare facilities for workers on site.

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Company fined following unlicensed asbestos removal from primary school

Monday, March 12, 2018

A construction company has been fined after it carried out unsafe and unlicensed asbestos removal during the refurbishment works in a junior school in Dursley.

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Company and director sentenced after carrying out unregistered gas work

Friday, March 9, 2018

A Chelmsford based company and director have been fined after conducting gas work at a domestic property in Mount Pleasant, Maldon without being gas safe registered.

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Farm fined after worker struck and injured by bull

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A dairy farm has been fined after a farm worker was struck by a bull and suffered a serious leg injury.

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Two companies fined after worker run over by a telehander

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Bellway Homes Ltd and A D Bly Construction Ltd have today been fined after a worker was struck by a telehandler.

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Company fined £1million after delivery driver killed

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A plastic product manufacturer has been fined £1million after a delivery driver was fatally injured.

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Company and director sentenced after scaffolder seriously injured

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A scaffolding company and its managing director have today been sentenced after one of its scaffolders suffered a serious injury whilst taking down a scaffold.

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Company fined after worker left injured

Friday, March 2, 2018

A meat production company has today been fined for safety breaches after a worker was injured whilst adjusting storage racking.

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Company fined after apprentice injured in fall from height

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A scaffolding company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a 16-year-old apprentice joiner fell approximately four metres from a scaffold platform.

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HSE food manufacturing inspections target the causes of workplace ill-health

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties.

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Retail company and construction contractor fined over safety failings

Friday, December 22, 2017

Martin McColl Limited and JMS Retail Concepts Limited have both been sentenced today after two members of the public tripped and fell over construction work outside a convenience store in Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan.

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Company and one of its directors fined for the unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A pest control company and one of its directors have been sentenced for the unsafe storage of unauthorised biocidal products and phostoxin (aluminium phosphide).

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Construction company fined after worker seriously injured

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when the first floor of the building he was standing on collapsed underneath him.

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Worker suffers life changing injury after pressure test failure

Friday, October 13, 2017

Three companies, Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Limited, Central Industrial Services (Northern) Ltd and R & A Kay Inspection Services Ltd, were sentenced today after an employee suffered serious fractures to his leg.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Monday, October 9, 2017

West Hill Projects Ltd has been fined more than £95,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height

Monday, October 9, 2017

Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, a Darlington based roofing company was sentenced today after an employee suffered a fracture to his back requiring surgery.

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Company and director sentenced after work left seriously injured

Friday, October 6, 2017

A Swindon-based scaffolding company and its director have been sentenced after a worker was left with life-changing injuries.

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