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Category: Risk

HSL: Taming Tigers-Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – HSL Buxton, 9-10 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The aim of this Master Class is to outline concepts and principles based on technology, risk and project management good practice.

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BAOHSF – Health and Safety in the 21st Century: How Auditing, Technology and Training can aid compliance – Bradford,18 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The seminar is aimed at providing guidance and tools to help businesses to comply with legislation using the technology available in order to assess and control risks in the workplace.

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HSL: Manual handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 19 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

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: Layers of Protection Analysis: Practical Application and Pitfalls (LOPA) – HSL Buxton, 19-20 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

The course is aimed at those engineers, managers and safety professionals who have a basic knowledge of risk assessment possibly gained through HAZOP studies and PHA studies, who would like to have an understanding of the LOPA method and how to apply LOPA and the pitfalls commonly associated with this type of analysis.

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HSL: Understanding and using RM3 – London, 14 – 15 September 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

This course is intended as an introduction to the Risk Management Maturity Model and therefore would suit those who have little or no knowledge of RM³ and its application.

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Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000

Friday, June 10, 2016

Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.

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BUPA Care Homes fined £400,000 over bedrail failures

Thursday, May 26, 2016

BUPA Care Homes (CFC Homes) Ltd has been fined over the inappropriate management of bedrails at one of its care homes. 

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and July 2015.

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Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

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Company fined after worker is fatally crushed in trench

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A company has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire.

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Foundation trust fined over bedrail failures

Friday, April 29, 2016

A North West NHS foundation trust has been fined over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals.

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Roofing firm fined over safety breach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing firm from Malton was fined today for safety breaches after a worker fractured his skull following a fall from height.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches

Monday, April 25, 2016

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms were fined for safety breaches as a result of separate investigations into reported cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to employees.

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Three companies fined for safety failings arising from two accidents

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Two incidents at the Haverhill site of Jan Cavelle Furniture Company have led to three companies being fined for health and safety failings.

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Firm fined after forklift truck operator killed

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A large steel fabrication company based in North Yorkshire, has been fined after a forklift truck (FLT) operator was killed when the truck he was operating overturned. However, the offence to which the company pleaded guilty was not a significant cause of the fatal accident.

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Man sentenced after worker is fatally crushed in a trench

Monday, April 11, 2016

A self-employed contractor has been fined after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him.

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Worker suffers chemical burns at electropolishing company

Thursday, April 7, 2016

An electropolishing company based in Hampshire has been fined after a worker suffered chemical burns.

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Sentence after worker injured at prison

Friday, April 1, 2016

Four different duty holders have been fined after a worker was injured while replacing a window at Leeds prison.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker was injured

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company manufacturing sealing products in Slough has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when his arm was caught in machinery.

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Automotive company fined after worker loses finger

Monday, March 21, 2016

A Birmingham-based automotive company has been fined after a worker lost his finger.

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