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New farmers’ stories – William Russell

Monday, December 6, 2010

Wullie Russell had returned home on a high after a fantastic holiday in New Zealand. Little did he realise that just four weeks later he’d be fighting for his life. 

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Myth of the month – Health and safety has gone mad!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Myth: Health and safety has gone mad!

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Two workers exposed to asbestos at Aston University

Friday, December 3, 2010

A Birmingham-based university has been fined, along with a security systems firm, after two workers were exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres while fitting CCTV cameras.

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Worker paralysed after being crushed by reel of paper

Friday, December 3, 2010

An employee of a major paper producer in North Wales has been left paralysed from the chest down after being crushed by a two tonne reel of paper.

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HSE rubbishes Daily Mirror claims of asbestos report cover up

Friday, December 3, 2010

HSE puts the record straight; “It is wrong to claim that HSE is refusing to release a report on asbestos in the classroom…”

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Agricultural industry shows – update

Friday, December 3, 2010

The national agricultural shows in England, Scotland and Wales and other major technical events are an integral part of the calendar for farmers and others in the land-based sector.

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Maintenance firm fined after Heathrow incident

Thursday, December 2, 2010

A worker suffered injuries to his face and knees when he fell two metres in a maintenance hangar at Heathrow Airport.

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Laminate flooring firm sentenced over worker’s injuries

Thursday, December 2, 2010

A laminate flooring firm has been sentenced after a worker at its Merseyside factory suffered severe injuries to his left hand.

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Worcestershire care home fined after investigation into fatal fall from window

Thursday, December 2, 2010

A vulnerable 92-year-old woman died after falling from a first floor window in a Worcestershire care home, a court heard.

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Kent-wide inspection campaign highlights safety concerns in motor vehicle repair premises

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Almost half (49%) of motor vehicle repair premises visited across Kent have been told to make improvements to protect the health and safety of workers.

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Demolition firm fined after teenager blinded in one eye

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

A demolition firm has been fined £8,000 after a teenager was blinded in one eye while helping to demolish a mill in Tameside.

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New European rules on notifying chemical substances

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

HSE is supporting the European Chemical Agency’s (ECHA) campaign to remind companies that new rules on classification, labelling, packaging and notification of chemical substances come into force on 1 December 2010.

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HSE Podcast – Myth of the Month

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

In this episode: We look at HSE’s Myth of the Month campaign and ask Sally Sykes, HSE’s director of communications to nominate her favourite health and safety myth.

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Shropshire health trust fined over patient death

Monday, November 29, 2010

An 89-year-old man died after hospital staff left him with only one rail on his bed to prevent him from falling out.

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Major pub operator fined after asbestos exposure

Sunday, November 28, 2010

A major UK pub operator has been fined after three electricians and two plumbers were exposed to asbestos during refurbishment works at a Darlington pub.

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Printing firm is fined after worker is injured

Friday, November 26, 2010

An Oxfordshire printing firm has been fined after a worker was injured when part of his hand was pulled into a printing machine.

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Builder sentenced after roofers spotted working dangerously on Salford restaurant

Friday, November 26, 2010

A builder has been sentenced after two of his employees put themselves, staff and customers at risk while working on the roof of a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant in Salford Quays.

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Construction firm fined after workers’ lives put at risk

Thursday, November 25, 2010

A construction company has been sentenced after the lives of up to 30 workers were put at risk at two new waterfront apartment blocks in Liverpool.

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Teenage student at risk of injury

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

A Writtle agricultural college has been prosecuted today for potentially endangering a teenage student.

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Contractor fined after boy injured on construction site

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

An employer has been fined after a 14-year-old boy was injured when he overturned a dumper truck on a construction site.

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