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Company fined after worker’s hand crushed in machinery

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A food seasoning manufacturer has been fined after an agency worker suffered serious hand injuries.

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Company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Wolverhampton based company, Sterry Lane Limited, trading as LPD Demolition, has been fined after a 39-year old-employee was crushed by a reversing excavator.

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleads guilty following HSE prosecution

Monday, September 18, 2017

Before Banbury Magistrates’ Court, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974. This follows the death of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk at the Slade House facility, Oxford on 4 July 2013.

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Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos

Monday, September 18, 2017

Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks […]

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Not enough being done to tackle work-related ill-health, say GB’s business leaders

Monday, September 18, 2017

Almost half of Britain’s industry leaders do not feel enough is being done across industry to tackle cases of work-related ill-health, according to new research from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company fined after worker fatally crushed by fork lift truck

Friday, September 15, 2017

Lincolnshire based firm Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited has been fined after a worker died when the fork lift truck he was driving overturned at the company base in Grantham.

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Former bakery director sentenced after worker falls and dies

Friday, September 15, 2017

The ex-director of commercial bakery has been placed on a curfew after a vulnerable worker suffered fatal injuries in a fall.

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Case 411 – Safety pins on swimming pool locker keys

Friday, September 15, 2017

A swimming pool operator has removed safety pins from their locker keys on H&S grounds

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Manchester company fined over employer liability insurance

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A Manchester linen manufacturer has been fined for failing to provide Employers Liability (Compulsory) Insurance (ELCI).

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Case 410 – Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Children at a school have been banned from eating pack lunches outside allegedly due to health and safety

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Roofing contractor given suspended prison sentence

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A roofing contractor has been sentenced today for safety breaches after workers were left at risk of falling from unprotected roof edges.

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Birmingham builder fined for unsafe gas work

Monday, September 11, 2017

A builder has been fined after carrying out unsafe gas work at a property in Hall Green.

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Cornwall landlord fined after gas safety concerns

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A landlord from Cornwall has been fined after failing to maintain gas appliances at his rental properties on St Thomas Road, Launceston.

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Building company fined after breaching gas safety laws

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A North West building firm and its director have been fined after a family of four were hospitalised due to exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) at their home.

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Manufacturer sentenced after worker injured

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A supplier to the aerospace trade from Durham has been fined when an employee suffered serious leg injuries.

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Bakery fined after the death of contractor

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Hull based bakery has been fined today following the death of self-employed electrical contractor who died following a fall from height.

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HSE encourages potato farmers across the UK to consider safety as it launches latest inspection initiative

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding farmers who grow potatoes of the importance of managing risks to workers during the potato harvest as it launches its latest inspection initiative.

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Car repair company and director fined after breaching enforcement action

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A Rochdale based car repair company and director have been fined after failing to comply with Improvement Notices (IN) issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Company fined after death of worker using fork lift truck

Monday, September 4, 2017

A Derbyshire-based company has been fined after the death of a 19-year-old worker, when a fork lift truck (FLT) overturned at the company’s site in Chinley, Derbyshire.

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Harrogate & District Health & Safety Forum – ‘Offence to Sentencing’ the process – Harrogate, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

This event aims to give you an understanding of the process which may be followed should a serious incident happen in your business. It will explain the range of options which enforcement officers can use in relation to non-compliance. It will give guidance on when and how a business can/should conduct its own investigation, the […]

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