HSE RSS feeds http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:47:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Safety Alert – Cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351 and used primarily for gases for underwater breathing apparatus http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/aluminium-cylinders.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/aluminium-cylinders.htm#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:47:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58657 There have been several recent catastrophic failures of aluminium cylinders used primarily to contain gases for underwater breathing apparatus and manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351. These cylinders should only be used if they have undergone thorough visual inspection and testing with an eddy-current device by a competent inspector.
Failure to conduct such inspection and testing could result in serious harm.

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Asbestos removal company and managers sentenced after forging documents http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/asbestos-removal-company-and-managers-sentenced-after-forging-documents/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/asbestos-removal-company-and-managers-sentenced-after-forging-documents/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:58:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/asbestos-removal-company-and-managers-sentenced-after-forging-documents/12073 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/04/12/asbestos-removal-company-and-managers-sentenced-after-forging-documents/feed/ 0 Surveyor fined after failing to detect asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/surveyor-fined-after-failing-to-detect-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/surveyor-fined-after-failing-to-detect-asbestos/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:01:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/surveyor-fined-after-failing-to-detect-asbestos/12077 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/04/12/surveyor-fined-after-failing-to-detect-asbestos/feed/ 0 Contractor fined after a series of 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house collapse in Brighton http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/building-contractor-jailed-after-house-collapse-in-brighton/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/building-contractor-jailed-after-house-collapse-in-brighton/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:21:43 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/building-contractor-jailed-after-house-collapse-in-brighton/12062 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/04/11/building-contractor-jailed-after-house-collapse-in-brighton/feed/ 0 Company fined after worker falls from ladder http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-worker-falls-from-ladder/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-worker-falls-from-ladder/#comments Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:18:56 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-worker-falls-from-ladder/12059 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/04/10/company-fined-after-worker-falls-from-ladder/feed/ 0 Company fined after workers suffer serious burns http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-workers-suffer-serious-burns/ 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http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/housing-association-fined-after-exposing-employees-to-hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-havs/#comments Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:06:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/housing-association-fined-after-exposing-employees-to-hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-havs/12047 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/29/housing-association-fined-after-exposing-employees-to-hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-havs/feed/ 0 Agency worker crushed while unloading a vehicle http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/agency-worker-crushed-while-unloading-a-vehicle/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/agency-worker-crushed-while-unloading-a-vehicle/#comments Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:09:42 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/agency-worker-crushed-while-unloading-a-vehicle/12049 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/29/agency-worker-crushed-while-unloading-a-vehicle/feed/ 0 Egg Producer and Joinery Contractor fined after worker falls from roof 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http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/southern-health-nhs-foundation-trust-fined-after-deaths-of-two-patients/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/southern-health-nhs-foundation-trust-fined-after-deaths-of-two-patients/#comments Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:43:26 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/southern-health-nhs-foundation-trust-fined-after-deaths-of-two-patients/12031 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2018/03/26/southern-health-nhs-foundation-trust-fined-after-deaths-of-two-patients/feed/ 0 Company fined after apprentice suffers fractured skull at commercial vehicle maintenance company http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-fractured-skull-at-commercial-vehicle-maintenance-company/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-fractured-skull-at-commercial-vehicle-maintenance-company/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:35:07 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/company-fined-after-apprentice-suffers-fractured-skull-at-commercial-vehicle-maintenance-company/12036 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