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Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby.

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‘Back to Basics ll’ – Garstang, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

North West Regional Association conference targeting Occupational Health Issues with the aim of reminding delegates not to lose sight of the basic fundamentals of health and safety.

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‘Know your Landscape – Safety and Health Matters’ – Lincoln, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, Social Care Safety Forum. Presenters include: HSE, Lincolnshire Fire service, lawyers and a Forensic Client provider.

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Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.

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Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered

Monday, August 15, 2016

A 35-year-old self-employed worker from Edmonton has been given two suspended jail terms for falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered.

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Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire

Monday, August 15, 2016

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine

Monday, August 15, 2016

A Hampshire based engineering firm has been fined after a worker severed a finger in a metal working lathe.

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Diecasting firm fined after worker suffers serious burns

Friday, August 12, 2016

Manchester aluminium diecasting producer Presbar Diecastings Ltd, has been fined £140,000 after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when he became trapped in a machine.

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GMO Public Register Report – updated August 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

An electronic copy of the Genetically Modified Organisms Public Register, updated for August 2016, is now available to view.

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Security firms fined over death of security guard

Friday, August 12, 2016

Two security companies have been fined after a security guard died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Gas Safety Week 19-25 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and reminds us to have our gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

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HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Electrical Safety – Buxton, 14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The workshop will give you a practical understanding of what HSE inspectors are looking for in the control of general electrical safety risks, including the risk and appropriate controls.

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Stair Assessment – Buxton, 14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 13-14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians, GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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NMHSAG: Occupational Health Surveillance – Bolton, 18 August 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Occupational Health Surveillance will be the topic of a presentation given by Elizabeth Scott, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health & Safety University of Cumbria and Chartered Occupational Health Practitioner (OH Manager at All Safe OH & S Ltd). The topic will include Models of Occupational Health; Legal and Ethical Aspects and The Equality Act 2010. North […]

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Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 8 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will review the risks from hand-arm vibration exposure and introduce you to the requirements of the current regulations.

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Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSE Jobs: Operational Services, Head of Digital – Bootle, Merseyside; Leeds; York

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This is an exciting new opportunity for an exceptional senior leader to play a central role in shaping and delivering HSE’s Digital Programme and transforming transactional operations and processes. Closing date for applications 16 September 2016.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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