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Worker killed after fall through roof

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof.

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Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A cargo handling company based in Aberdeen has been fined after a worker suffered serious injury.

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Company fined £90,000 for safety failings

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A coach company in Wrexham has been fined £90,000 after it repeatedly failed to comply with legal notices to get its lifting equipment examined.

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Horticultural firm fined over multiple safety failings

Monday, June 27, 2016

William Sinclair Horticulture Limited, has been fined over two separate incidents that occurred at their Ellesmere Port and Lincoln sites. The incident at Ellesmere Port resulted in serious injuries to a worker as he fell from an unsecured ladder.

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Fish processing firm fined after man killed by falling boxes

Friday, June 24, 2016

A Plymouth company has been fined £500,000 after an employee suffered fatal injuries when a stack of boxes of frozen fish fell on him.

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HSE jobs – Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations / Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner / Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer / Wells Engineering and Operations

Friday, June 24, 2016

Vacancies: Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations – Are you a marine professional?; Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner – Join our exciting Marine Integrity Team; Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer – Do you possess knowledge of electrical systems?; Wells Engineering and Operations – Do you have experience of well engineering? Close date, 30 November 2016.

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COSHH: Practical assessment and control – Buxton, 20-21 July 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

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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Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 19 July 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

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Understanding and using the risk management maturity model (RM3) – Buxton, 19-20 July 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

This course, designed in collaboration with ORR, will provide you with a thorough understanding of what makes a good management system and why you need one, how you can use RM³ within your organisation and how an inspector uses RM³ to assess your risk management arrangements.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas worker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A man who fitted central heating boilers at two houses in Greater Manchester has received a suspended prison sentence, after he admitted he did not have the required safety registration to do the work.

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Wear helmets on quad bikes, pleads farm safety chief

Monday, June 20, 2016

An agriculture safety chief has urged farmers not to ignore simple life-saving advice to wear helmets when riding quad bikes.

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HSE & HMRC joint webinar: Working with construction and with contractors – 5 July 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

As a business you may need to choose a contractor for building or repair work on your premises. This live webinar will help you find answers to typical questions about health and safety in construction as a commercial client and as a small contractor – register now.

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas fitter

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

A gas fitter from Walsall has received a suspended prison sentence after he fitted a hob at a house in Tamworth when not on the Gas Safe Register.

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RR1040 – Rewriting MISHAP: The development of MISHAP12

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

To calculate the risks associated with major accident hazard pipelines in the UK a computer code, MISHAP01 (Model for the estimation of Individual and Societal risk from HAzards of Pipelines), is used. The aim was to rewrite MISHAP01 and PipelineRiskAT within a single program to facilitate the implementation of future improvements to the model.

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Worker suffers serious injury from contact with overhead power line

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A stonemasonry company in Perth has been fined after an apprentice stonemason was seriously injured from contact with an overhead power line.

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Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A company based in Hereford which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.

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Gas engineer sentenced for putting tenants at risk

Monday, June 13, 2016

A gas engineer has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service for putting tenants at risk in rented homes in Chelmsford.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 11 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

The course will give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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BT fined £500,000 after engineer breaks his back in fall

Monday, June 13, 2016

British Telecom plc (BT) has been fined £500,000 after an engineer fell seven metres from a loft in London, breaking his back and his ankles.

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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 12 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

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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