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Process and fire incidents – Buxton, 5-6 July 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Course is designed to introduce delegates to lessons learned from a number of significant or high-profile incidents involving fires or chemical processes.

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Human factors in accident and incident investigations – Buxton, 5-6 July 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

This course is designed to give participants an impartial and pragmatic understanding of some of the techniques that are available for investigating human factors issues. This course is aimed at those relatively new to accident investigation and human factors or those who wish to consolidate their medium level of competence.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 7 July 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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Roofer fined for unsafe roof work

Friday, June 3, 2016

A Bracknell based roofer has been fined for safety failings after a complaint was made to HSE regarding unsafe roof work.

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RR1035 – Update of pipeline failure rates for land use planning assessments

Friday, June 3, 2016

HSE uses a model, MCPIPIN (Monte Carlo PIPeline INtegrity), to determine failure frequencies for major hazard pipelines. It uses two models; one based on operational experience data and a predictive model. The historical failure rates used in the operational model are over 10 years old. A review took place to update this data.

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Farm labourer struck by falling tree

Thursday, June 2, 2016

A self-employed furniture maker from Hampshire was fined after felling a tree which struck a farm labourer.

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Firm fined £1million after young worker killed by exploding tyre

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A Kent tyre company has been sentenced for safety failings after 21-year-old Matthew Hoare, from Canterbury was killed when a tyre exploded.

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Christmas Eve tragedy after man crushed by hydraulic ramp

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A general haulage company from Dumfries has been fined after the tragic death of a man who was crushed by a failed hydraulic ramp on Christmas Eve.

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Firms fined after worker loses fingers in power press

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A London-based metal packaging company has been fined after a worker trapped his hand in a power press and lost two fingers.

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RR1034 – Review of the event tree structure and ignition probabilities used in HSE’s pipeline risk assessment code MISHAP

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

HSE uses the MISHAP (Model for the estimation of Individual and Societal risk from HAzards of Pipelines) model to calculate risks associated with major hazard pipelines in GB. The review took place in response to the UK Onshore Pipeline Operators Association (UKOPA) challenging some of the assumptions and methods currently used within the tool.

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Worker crushed between two vehicles

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A waste management and plant hire company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling.

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ScottishPower fined £1.75m after worker seriously scalded

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Scottish Power was fined after a worker was seriously scalded at Longannet Power Station in Alloa.

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British Telecommunications PLC fined £600,000 after workers injured

Friday, May 27, 2016

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined after two of its employees were seriously injured in falls from height.

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NHS Foundation Trust fined £200,000 for safety failings

Friday, May 27, 2016

An NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings in its management of the use and maintenance of Anetic Aid QA3 trolleys.

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BUPA Care Homes fined £400,000 over bedrail failures

Thursday, May 26, 2016

BUPA Care Homes (CFC Homes) Ltd has been fined over the inappropriate management of bedrails at one of its care homes. 

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Recycling company fined after worker was injured in machinery

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a 24 year old worker was seriously injured when he was dragged into machinery.

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Webinar: Growing your business – 15 June 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

This 60 minute webinar, delivered jointly by HSE and HMRC, will help signpost the various tools and guidance available to small businesses. ‘Please can we have more training like this – relaxed, informative and very helpful‘ – just some of the positive feedback received. Register now.

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Firm fined after two workers suffer severe electrical burns

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

An engineering company based in Birmingham has been fined after two workers suffered severe electrical burns

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Company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Bedford company that produces shower trays has been fined for safety failings following an inspection.

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Sharps inspection initiative 2015/16: Summary of findings

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

An inspection initiative was carried out in 2015/16 to identify any common causes of non-compliance with legislation designed to protect staff from the risk of exposure to blood borne viruses. A summary document – Prevention and management of sharps injuries: Inspection of NHS Organisations – describes the findings.

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