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Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Film company fined after cameraman hurt on set

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A production company has been fined after a cameraman fell more than three metres from the set of a forthcoming major film, when he fell through an opening in the floor.

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London manufacturer fined for major safety breaches

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A manufacturing company based in Uxbridge has been fined for a series of health and safety breaches which put its employees at risk.

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Leading horse trainer in court after worker’s fall

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The owner of racing stables in North Yorkshire has been prosecuted after a yard worker fell more than three metres through a skylight in a stable block.

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HSE clampdown to improve construction site safety in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Construction sites in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury. Between now and 16 March, inspectors from the Health & Safety Executive will be visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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HSE clampdown to improve construction site safety in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Construction sites in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury. Between now and 16 March, inspectors from the Health & Safety Executive will be visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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HSE Responds to Western Morning News article

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

HSE responds to to the Western Morning News article “Drummed out of the village as samba beat falls foul of locals” on 24 February 2012.

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Fall from height leads to fines

Monday, February 27, 2012

Two Nottingham companies have been fined after a worker fell more than nine metres, injuring his back. The 38-year-old employee of M-tech Engineering Limited fell from a mobile tower scaffold being used to install a steel staircase.

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Company fined after worker sustains serious burns

Monday, February 27, 2012

An employee of an Oxfordshire-based engineering company sustained life-threatening burns after striking a high voltage electric cable during construction work on the new Crossrail railway.

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Yorkshire trailer firm fined £100,000 over driver’s death

Monday, February 27, 2012

A worker died when a six-metre steel machine landed on top of him after it was dislodged from overhead brackets at a factory in East Yorkshire.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on construction sites in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Monday, February 27, 2012

Construction sites in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on Kent construction sites

Monday, February 27, 2012

Construction sites in Kent are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on Surrey construction sites

Monday, February 27, 2012

Construction sites in Surrey are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on Thames Valley construction sites

Monday, February 27, 2012

Construction sites around the Thames Valley are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting local sites including areas of North Oxfordshire such as Banbury and Bicester, where […]

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on construction sites in East Sussex and West Sussex

Monday, February 27, 2012

Construction sites in East Sussex and West Sussex are being put under the spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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Llanelli construction firm fined over worker’s injury

Friday, February 24, 2012

A Llanelli construction firm has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a concrete beam.

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Gust of wind blows worker off top of shipping container

Friday, February 24, 2012

A food manufacturing firm has been fined after a worker was blown off the top of a shipping container while moving corrugated metal sheets.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on London construction sites

Friday, February 24, 2012

Construction sites in London are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are visiting sites in London where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

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Fife company fined after lathe crushes worker’s leg

Friday, February 24, 2012

A Fife engineering company has been fined £10,000 after a lathe weighing more than a tonne toppled onto a worker’s leg.

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HSE clampdown to reduce death and injury on construction sites in Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan and Caerphilly

Friday, February 24, 2012

Construction sites in Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and Caerphilly are being put under the safety spotlight as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Between 20 February and 16 March, inspectors from the Health & Safety Executive will be visiting sites where refurbishment or repair works are […]

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