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Torbay plumber sentenced after illegal gas work

Friday, October 7, 2016

An illegal gas fitter has been prosecuted after he installed a gas boiler and left it in a potentially dangerous state because he did not commission it.

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Council fined after employee was injured from fall

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Yorkshire council has been fined after an employee was injured when he fell from a ladder.

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Construction company fined after worker losses both legs

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Cornish construction company has been fined after their worker had to have both legs amputated, around the knee, after being crushed by a dumper truck.

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Tyre explosion seriously injures worker

Thursday, October 6, 2016

A tyre maintenance company has been fined after a tyre exploded seriously injuring a worker.

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HSL: RPE Fit Test – Introduction – HSL Buxton, 3 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This course will explain the importance of fit testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods.

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HSL: CIEH Conversion from Level 3 Award in Training Principles and Practice (TPP) to Level 3 Award in Education and Training – HSL Buxton, 2-3 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

HSL is to run a 2 day CIEH TPP to EAT Conversion Course – this course is open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.  

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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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HSL: RPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 1-2 Nov 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure.

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Building contractor prosecuted following worker’s fall

Thursday, October 6, 2016

A building contractor from Wokingham has been prosecuted after a worker fell and punctured his lung while carrying out demolition work.

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Worker suffers severe injuries in roof fall

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A roofing company has been fined after a worker fell five metres through a roof sustaining severe injuries.

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Worker injured after being struck by concrete skip

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A site manager and a worker have been fined for safety failings after another worker was struck by a concrete skip at a construction site in South London.

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Bolton night club owner fined over asbestos exposure

Monday, October 3, 2016

A Bolton night club owner has been sentenced after admitting a failure to carry out a survey for asbestos before starting on the refurbishment of a local night club.

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Supermarket in court after worker injured in roof fall

Friday, September 30, 2016

Supermarket chain Tesco has been fined after health and safety breaches led to a worker falling through a skylight.

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Paper mill worker left with disabling crush injuries

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Halifax paper mill firm has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe crush injuries to his right hand.

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HSE issues MOD with Crown Censure over soldier death

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a soldier died when he was shot in the neck on a training exercise.

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Contractor seriously injured in fragile skylight fall

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

London exhibition venue firm, The Business Design Centre Ltd, and a building contractor have been fined for safety failings after a specialist contractor fell through a fragile skylight.

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Roofing firm fined after worker’s ladder fall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A King’s Lynn roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker fell seven metres from a scaffold access ladder while assisting with chimney repairs.

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Self-employed trader fined for safety failings

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Bradford self-employed trader was sentenced today for safety breaches after poor scaffolding arrangements at a domestic property put himself and others at risk.

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Premium Power – Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Seminar:Free Professional CPD event – Sunderland, 26 Oct 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This ‘Free’ half-day CPD seminar run by Premium Power is of interest to health and safety managers, SHE specialists, engineers and facility managers working in large scale industrial environments looking to advance their electrical safety knowledge and training.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.

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