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CRD – Two Day Efficacy Workshop – York, 11-12 Jan 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016

This course will provide an overview of all aspects of writing efficacy dossiers including Biological Assessment Dossiers (BADs) and draft Registration Reports (dRRs) to address European efficacy data requirements under the regulation (EC 1107/2009).

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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.

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RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

Saturday, December 10, 2016

This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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NHS trust fined following patients death

Friday, November 25, 2016

A South West NHS trust has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Sentence after self-employed builder suffers serious electric shock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A real estate lettings company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a self- employed builder suffered 1st and 3rd degree burns to his face, hands, neck and chest.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.

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RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Company fined after workers fall into pulping machine

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A maintenance company has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling 7 metres.

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International Engineering Company in Court over workers death

Thursday, November 17, 2016

An international engineering company has been sentenced following the death of a worker who fell 30 feet from an electricity pylon.

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Three fined after man loses life due to fall through fragile roof

Friday, November 11, 2016

A company, its director, and a self-employed contractor have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), after Terry Lewis (a 65 year old retired mechanic) was fatally injured by falling through a roof light.

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Window fitter in court after worker suffered fatal head injuries

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Southampton window installation company has been fined after a worker suffered fatal head injuries following a fall from a ladder.

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Chemical company fined £3mil after the release of toxic vapour cloud on two separate occasions

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

A chemical company was sentenced today after a worker was killed and one left with life changing injuries when they were overcome by a toxic vapour cloud.

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Builder handed suspended prison sentence and community service following unsafe gas work

Monday, November 7, 2016

A builder has been sentenced to 250 hours of community service for putting a home owner at risk following renovations to their house in Cardiff.

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CRD: Operator, Resident/Bystander and Worker Exposure Workshop – York, 15 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will provide training and updated guidance relating to the assessment of exposure to operators, residents / bystanders and workers in risk assessment for plant protection products.

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