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£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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HSL: Excelling in Health and Safety Culture and Leadership: The Way Forward – London, 29 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Drawing on HSL’s expertise as psychologists and human factors experts, this event will help you develop your understanding of these competencies. Coupled with an understanding of what excellent health and safety culture looks like, this event will help you in driving a consistent approach to health and safety leadership within your business.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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£600,000 fine for Council contractor after major burns to employer

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gloucester Crown Court heard the 61-year-old man was working at the site on Eastgate Street on 29 May 2015. While trying to replace the traffic light pole he came into contact with a live underground cable which immediately gave him the electric shock …

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently. It complements the general course ‘COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH’.

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Construction company fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined after a worker was left paralysed following an accident at a building site in Kilsyth.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 22 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls – BOHS Approved – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The course will demonstrate how to successfully manage LEV systems in order to get effective, efficient, and reliable control of contaminants at least cost.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 23 Mar 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester, Buxton, 30-31 Mar 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

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Director and Company fined for lift shaft death

Monday, March 6, 2017

Two London-based companies have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left seriously injured falling six storeys through a lift shaft.

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over driver death

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an agency driver, working for the MoD, was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle.

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Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

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Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident

Monday, February 27, 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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Oldham building contractor in court over fall from height risk

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Oldham based building firm has been fined for exposing its workers to dangerous work at height.

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HSL: COMAH – Safety Report Requirements with Emphasis on Technical Aspects of COMAH Safety Reports – Buxton, 28-29 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.

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