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INDG296(rev2) – Hand-arm vibration: A guide for employees

Thursday, June 19, 2014

This pocket card is for employees who regularly use hand-held powered equipment. It explains what hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is, what the symptoms are and how to reduce the risks of developing the disease.  

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Healthy workplaces manage stress – get involved in the campaign

Thursday, June 19, 2014

You or your organisation can participate in the campaign by accessing downloads of the European campaign guide as well as leaflets, flyers and posters – all for free.

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Fines imposed for dangerous scaffolding work

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Carefree scaffolders put themselves and passers-by in danger as they worked unsafely at height above a busy Covent Garden street, a court has heard.

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York father’s near-death fall lands firm in court

Thursday, June 5, 2014

A young father of two suffered life-changing injuries after he plunged seven metres through an unsafe fragile roof at a farm in Harrogate, magistrates have been told  (4 June).

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Roof fall changes worker’s life in seconds

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

A 54-year-old Leeds worker suffered life-changing injuries when he plunged nearly seven metres through an unsafe rooflight while installing solar power racking, a court in Bradford heard.

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Fines imposed for reckless ladder work

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A foolhardy roofer has appeared in court after footing a double extension ladder on a transit van in order to access a third floor façade.

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Company prosecuted after young engineer dies at juice factory

Friday, May 16, 2014

An international smoothie and fruit juice company has been sentenced for safety failings after an engineer was killed by falling pipework during work to decommission a former factory in South Wales.

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Video footage lands skip firm owner in court

Friday, May 16, 2014

The owner of a skip hire firm in Bacup has been fined after he was filmed putting an employee’s life in danger by lifting him in a digger bucket.

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Health and Safety Newsletter – Spring issue out now

Friday, May 16, 2014

This edition: How do your health and safety skills measure up? Dangerous industries – working together to find solutions, health and safety myths – telling porkies about the dangers of crackling, plus accident case studies, court cases and much more.

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London developer fined for work at height risks

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The owner and developer of a construction site in Raynes Park has appeared in court after a sharp-eyed safety inspector twice spotted dangerous work at height from the carriage of a passing train.

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Cheshire farming firm sentenced over worker’s death

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A farming company in Middlewich has been fined £50,000 after a father-of-one suffered fatal injuries when a 1.5 tonne concrete panel fell on him.

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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Roofing firm caught on camera risking lives

Friday, April 25, 2014

A roofing firm and its managing director have been fined after they allowed workers onto a house roof in Tyldesley to use a jet washer without safety measures in place.

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Three injured in floor collapse at Trafford mansion

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Two building firms have been ordered to pay a total of £72,000 in fines and costs after a floor collapsed during the construction of a six-bedroom mansion in Trafford, injuring three workers.

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L148 – Safety in docks: Approved Code of Practice and guidance

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

This publication covers safety in dock operations and is aimed at those who have a duty to comply with provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act. This includes people who control dock premises, suppliers of plant and equipment, dock employers, managers, safety officers, safety representatives and workers.

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Roofing firm caught on camera risking lives

Thursday, March 27, 2014

A West London roofing company and its director have been prosecuted after workers were photographed on a house roof without any safety measures to stop them falling to the ground below.

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Scaffolding firm in court for department store failings

Monday, March 17, 2014

A Hertfordshire scaffolding firm has been fined for a catalogue of safety failings – including throwing and catching metal fittings over the heads of shoppers – as they erected two scaffolds outside an Oxford department store.

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GS50 – Electrical safety at places of entertainment (third edition)

Friday, March 14, 2014

This guidance contains advice on preventing electrical danger at places of entertainment. It is primarily for managers of places of entertainment, and for people who provide facilities for entertainers. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance.

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INDG247 – Electrical safety for entertainers (revised)

Friday, March 14, 2014

This leaflet is for entertainers who use electrical equipment for sound, lighting or other effect and sets out basic measures to help control the electrical risks from the use of such equipment. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance.

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UK’s biggest care home provider fined over fish & chip death

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The UK’s biggest care home provider has been ordered to pay £170,000 in fines and costs after a vulnerable resident choked to death on fish and chips during an entertainment evening at its Chorley premises.

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