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Company fined after worker loses fingers in crush injury

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A company has been sentenced after a worker lost his middle two fingers while trying to repair its main entrance gate.

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HSE Chair, Martin Temple, talks about his personal connection to farming in support of National Farm Safety Week

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Construction company and contractor fined after CCTV engineer falls from height

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Two companies have been fined after a worker fell more than three metres through the second floor of a building.

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NHS trust fined £1m following 53-year-old man’s death in Lincolnshire

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined following the death of 53-year-old John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston.

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IOSH National Safety and Health Conference – 14 Sept 2017, Nottingham

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges. It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors. Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.

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NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Organised by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, speakers for this event include Alan Craddock, Head of Public Services HSE, UNISON, Universities of York, Sheffield the CQC and a range of technical experts.

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60th NWRA Safety Conference and Exhibition – Accident Investigation – 19 Sept 2017, Preston

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This conference run by North West Regional Association, targets learning from mistakes after an accident and will cover Accident Investigation, Learning lessons the hard way, Electrical safety, Cultural Safety, Human Factors.

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Coach building company fined after an apprentice fell from height

Friday, July 14, 2017

A Warrington based coach fabricator has appeared in court after an apprentice suffered serious injuries when he fell through a roof he was working on.

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Agency worker injures hand on lathe

Thursday, July 13, 2017

An engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries to his hand.

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Company fined after worker was injured by a fork lift truck

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A North West manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was struck by a fork lift truck.

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Construction company fined after worker fell through fragile roof

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

T Broom Construction Limited has today been fined after an employee of the company fell more than five metres through a fragile roof onto the ground.

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Engineering firm fined after exposing workers to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An engineering firm has been fined for failing to control the risk to employees using hand held power tools from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

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Haulage firm fined after worker crushed

Monday, July 10, 2017

A haulage firm has been fined after a load from the top of a double-decked trailer fell onto a worker.

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Concrete manufacturer fined after a worker fell from height

Monday, July 10, 2017

Meadows WR LLP (MWR) has been fined after a 60 year-old man fell off a ladder, through and opening and down to the lower floor of a house in St Albans.

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£1.2m fine for chemical company after explosion

Friday, July 7, 2017

A chemicals company has been fined £1.2m following an explosion at its site at West Thurrock.

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Company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, July 7, 2017

A Lancashire based company Spectral Colours Limited (SCL) has been fined after a worker was crushed under machinery.

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Construction firm fined over safety failings

Friday, July 7, 2017

A construction firm was fined after failing to safeguard the public from entering a construction site, and not providing adequate welfare facilities for workers.

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Two contractors fined after worker fell from height

Friday, July 7, 2017

Two London based construction contractors, Sager Construction Limited (SCL) and Shaun Dixon Services Ltd (SDSL) have today been fined after an employee fell more than three metres when a scaffold board that he was standing on broke.

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HSL: The Way Forward – Excelling in Health and Safety Culture and Leadership – Buxton, 19 July 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

HSL have undertaken research in the field of health and safety leadership, which identifies it as requiring a distinct set of competencies. Drawing on HSL’s expertise as psychologists and human factors experts, this event will help you develop your understanding of these competencies. Coupled with an understanding of what excellent health and safety culture looks […]

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Scaffold company and director sentenced after worker fell from height

Thursday, July 6, 2017

St. Albans Scaffolding Limited and its director have today been fined after an employee fell more than 20ft to the ground.

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