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HSE clampdown on unsafe construction sites (Fife)

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Over the next week, construction sites across Fife will be visited as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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A quarter of Merseyside’s construction sites fail safety inspections

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Nearly one in four of Merseyside’s construction sites failed safety inspections during the first two days of a month-long initiative.

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Engineering firm sentenced over drill injury

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

An engineering firm has appeared in court after a worker was badly injured when his hand became entangled in an unguarded drill.

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HSE clampdown on unsafe construction sites (Aberdeen)

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Over the next week, construction sites across Aberdeen will be visited as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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Event helps construction companies cut deaths and injury

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Construction workers involved in refurbishment projects in and around Renfrewshire are being urged to pick up lifesaving advice at a free event on Wednesday 2nd March.

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Event to help East Sussex farmers avoid death and injury

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Farmers across East-Sussex are being encouraged to attend a free half-day event later this month in a bid to reduce the number of death and injuries in Britain’s most dangerous industry.

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HSE brings Crown Censure process against defence lab

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

An agency of the Ministry of Defence has been censured over safety failings that led to the death of a Government scientist.

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Company fined after fatal warehouse roof fall

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A Fife papermaking firm has been fined £260,000 after a worker fell almost 50 feet through a fragile roof to his death.

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Farmer fined after falling bales kill friend

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A Leicestershire farmer has been prosecuted after a family friend was killed while helping out on his farm.

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Telford firm fined after worker burned

Monday, February 21, 2011

A security safe manufacturer has been fined after an employee was burned while fitting an under-floor safe.

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Brighton firm fined after meat mincer injury

Friday, February 18, 2011

A Brighton meat processing company has been fined after a 16-year-old trainee severely injured his arm in a meat mincer.

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HSE responds to Daily Telegraph article – “Health and safety chief set himself on fire”

Friday, February 18, 2011

Heather Bryant, HSE’s Regional Director for the East of England’s response

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Firm fined for failing to manage asbestos on site

Thursday, February 17, 2011

A demolition firm has been fined after failing to manage and monitor asbestos removal work at a site in Nottinghamshire.

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Birmingham firm fined for unsafe work at height

Thursday, February 17, 2011

A Birmingham construction firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive for putting its staff at risk when working at height.

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Brighton man fined after worker’s plunge from roof

Thursday, February 17, 2011

A sub-contractor has been sentenced after a worker plummeted more than five metres through a roof top in Brighton.

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North Devon farm worker injured in roof fall

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

A farmworker was injured when he fell around 12 feet through a roof he was fixing.

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Event helps Lothian construction companies cut deaths and injury

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Construction workers involved in refurbishment projects across the Lothians are being urged to pick up lifesaving advice at a free event on Tuesday 22 February.

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Report reveals fundamental management flaws lay behind Buncefield disaster

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fundamental safety management failings were the root cause of Britain’s most costly industrial disaster, a new publication reveals.

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HSE clampdown on unsafe construction sites in the Borders

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Over the next week, construction sites across the Borders will be visited as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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HSE clampdown on unsafe construction sites in Ayrshire

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Over the next week, construction sites across Ayrshire will be visited as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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