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Director and company fined after unlicensed asbestos removal

Friday, August 11, 2017

A Wiltshire based asbestos removal company and one of its Directors have been sentenced after removing licensable asbestos materials in an unsafe manner.

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Tata Steel UK Limited fined after uncontrolled release of toxic substances

Friday, August 11, 2017

A steel company has today been fined after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its site in Scunthorpe.

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Company fined after injury to worker who was entangled in netting

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A vegetable grower has been sentenced after a worker became entangled in netting on a field near Boston, Lincolnshire.

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Company fined after scaffold collapse

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Dorset based company has been fined after a scaffold collapsed at an industrial unit in Wallisdown, Poole.

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Worker suffers flash burns

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A manufacturing firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered flash burns to her face, neck, chest and both arms.

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Contractor sentenced after householder exposed to asbestos

Monday, August 7, 2017

A Wigan building contractor has appeared in court after exposing a homeowner and her family to asbestos while carrying out a garage conversion.

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Ilfracombe landlord endangered tenants with illegal gaswork

Friday, August 4, 2017

The landlord of a property in Ilfracombe has been given a suspended sentence for risking the lives of his tenants by undertaking dangerous gas work.

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Company fined £250,000 after crushing leaves worker with brain damage

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A passenger air transport firm has been fined after an employee suffered brain damage after being crushed by hangar doors in Bedfordshire.

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Company sentenced after worker loses hand

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A soft toy filling company was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries.

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HSE statement following fatal incident at Theme Park in Ohio, USA

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A HSE spokesperson said: “HSE is aware of the tragic accident involving the KMG Afterburner (themed as Fire Ball) machine in Ohio on 26 July.

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Company fined after worker fell from height

Monday, July 31, 2017

Fruehauf Limited has been fined after a worker sustained fatal injuries after falling from a cherry picker at a factory in Grantham.

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£1m fine for Crossrail contractor following three incidents

Friday, July 28, 2017

A joint venture comprising of three companies established to support the Crossrail tunnel construction has been fined a total of more than £1m following three separate incidents on the project, including the death of a worker.

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Food manufacturer fined after worker left seriously injured

Friday, July 28, 2017

A food manufacturing company has been fined after a worker fell six metres from the back of a fork lift truck.

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Company fined after worker died as a result of a wall collapse

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A North East based company Mike Neesam & Son Limited has been fined after a wall collapse which led to the death of 43-year old Steven Ratcliffe.

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Midlands based company has been fined after an employee’s finger was severed at the company’s base in Roman Way, Rugby.

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Suffolk based company has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries when his hand was got caught in a machine at the  at the company’s base in Lakenheath.

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Company fined after worker fell from water treatment vessel

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Water treatment system manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker sustained head and arm injuries after falling 3.5 metres from a water treatment tank.

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Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us. Early Bird registration up until 21st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 22nd September is £425.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – 13-14 Sept 2017,

Friday, July 21, 2017

In this master class we aim to outline concepts and principles based on engineering and project management good practice. In addition to the subject matter experts from HSE and The University of Manchester, there will be other high profile speakers: Taf Powell – Managing Partner, Corporate Integrity Partnership; and David Warriner – Head of Primary Components Operations Improvement Programme, Rolls-Royce.

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