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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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RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles

Monday, March 6, 2017

The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.

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Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.

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£300k fine for concrete firm after employee has leg amputated

Monday, March 6, 2017

A producer of concrete blocks has been fined £300,000 after an employee had to have a leg amputated.

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RR1099 – Review of consequence model evaluation protocols for major hazards under the EU SAPHEDRA platform

Monday, March 6, 2017

This report describes work done within the ‘SAPHEDRA’ collaborative EU platform for evaluation of consequence models. The work described here is a review of existing model evaluation protocols with recommendations for the structure and content of a new evaluation method that can be broadly applied to models used in risk assessment studies for hazardous materials.

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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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Sole trader receives suspended sentenced after scaffold collapse

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Wigan scaffolder has been sentenced after scaffolding collapsed at a retail site in Loggerheads.

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RR1100 – Evaluation of the DRIFT gas dispersion model version 3.6.4

Monday, March 6, 2017

This report describes the evaluation of DRIFT version 3.6.4 in accordance with a Model Evaluation Protocol originally developed for the evaluation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) vapour dispersion models.

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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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Balfour Beatty fined for safety failings

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A construction company has been fined after flooring at a house-building development gave way, injuring a worker.

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Teenage apprentice loses finger while on work experience

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A construction company has admitted to failing to properly train and supervise work on a dangerous machine after a teenage boy on work experience had a finger amputated while working unsupervised on a log splitter.

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Animal feed manufacturer in court over worker injury

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

An animal feeds producer has been fined after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.

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Free health and safety seminar programme at The Cleaning Show 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive will be running a morning of free seminars at the cleaning show this year to help employers protect their workforce and reduce costs attributed to managing staff absence. Topics to be covered include: working at height preventing slips and trips occupation respiratory health MSDs vulnerable workers For more information and […]

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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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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.

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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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