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IOSH branch meeting: It’s happened, what do we do NOW? – Widnes, 8 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

In attending this free event, delegates will learn how to work together with company directors to ensure whatever happened does not happen again. In doing so, you will develop skills in how to engage the board in OSH management and in turn be able to clearly show that OSH investment is well worth doing.

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Hazardous area classification – Buxton, 9 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) require that areas where accidental releases of dangerous substances could occur are identified and classified according to the likelihood of the formation of a flammable atmosphere.

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Foresight workshop: anticipating and adapting to change – Buxton, 9 June 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

This one-day workshop will show how companies can benefit from anticipating and adapting to the changing world. Based on a series of case studies delegates will use a range of techniques to identify the challenges and opportunities for future risk management.

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Demolition company fined for safety failings

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined for safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Workers’ Memorial Day – HSE statement

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Marking international Workers’ Memorial Day, HSE’s interim Chair George Brechin said: “Workers’ Memorial Day is a poignant reminder of why it is vital to manage workplace risks in a robust and proportionate way. Everybody has a right to come home safe and well from their job.”

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Roofing firm fined over safety breach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing firm from Malton was fined today for safety breaches after a worker fractured his skull following a fall from height.

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Company fined after worker falls through skylight

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A roofing company based in Exeter has been fined after an employee fell through a roof light.

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Department for Work and Pensions announce new Chair of HSE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced Martin Temple as the new Chair of HSE.

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Worker fined for unsafe gas work

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A self-employed worker from Glossop has been fined for unsafe gas work.

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Two firms fined for safety breaches

Monday, April 25, 2016

Two Derbyshire-based construction firms were fined for safety breaches as a result of separate investigations into reported cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to employees.

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Behaviour change: Improving health and safety performance – Buxton, 24-25 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

This course, delivered by psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour.

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MOHSG: Proper planning for CDM in a historic building – Manchester, 25 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group (MOHSG) that includes a talk by James Woolgrove on proper planning for CDM in a historic building. All welcome to attend.

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Understanding and using the risk management maturity model (RM3) – Buxton, 25-26 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Course covers key elements of a good safety management system, RM3 and how to use it within your organisation and good practice in health and safety risk management from across industry.

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Principles of incident investigation and failure analysis – Buxton, 26 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

This course is aimed at individuals or companies that maintain, contract or are seeking to develop failure analysis capability.

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Farm SHAD – Bluith Wells, 26 May 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) are half-day events which include practical demonstrations covering the everyday hazards faced by farmers, farming families and workers and provide an excellent opportunity for those working on farms to get practical advice. Attendance is free – register now.

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Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

Friday, April 22, 2016

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion.

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HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings

Friday, April 22, 2016

Neil Craig, head of operations for HSE in the Midlands said: “We welcome the guilty plea entered by Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd. Merlin has acknowledged that it failed in its legal duty to protect people on the Smiler ride.”

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Altrincham building contractor sentenced over block collapse and multiple unsafe working practices

Friday, April 22, 2016

A Cheshire building company has been sentenced for safety failings at a building site in Altrincham where they were building residential houses and apartments.

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Suspended prison sentence following fraudulent gaswork

Thursday, April 21, 2016

A businessman formally based in Cornwall illegally carried out annual gas safety checks at tenanted properties despite not being a registered gas engineer.

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Employer fined after employee falls through fragile roof

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Phillip Posnett, a self employed business man has been fined after his employee fell through a fragile sky light on a farm building.

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