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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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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 13 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, as well as the key current European and international safety standards that support the Regulations.

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COMAH onshore major hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 14 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

This course deals with important flammable risks at major hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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CIEH conversion from level 3 award in TPP to level 3 in EAT course – Buxton, 14-15 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

Two-day course on CIEH conversion from level 3 award in training principles and practice (TPP) to level 3 award in education and training (EAT) course, open to those people who already have the CIEH TPP qualification.

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Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000

Friday, June 10, 2016

Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.

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Nanotechnology health and safety – a practical approach – Buxton, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

This course will help delegates to gain an understanding of the techniques and methods available to identify and control exposure to airborne nanomaterials.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – London, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

The 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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RR1039 – Summary of the rewrite of HSE’s PIPeline INtegrity (PIPIN) model

Friday, June 10, 2016

This report summarises all three aspects of the model updates (solution method, science changes and data updates) and provides an overview of the results obtained compared to the original version of PIPIN.

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Site and transport safety – London, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Behaviour change: Improving health and safety performance – Buxton, 26-27 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

The course adopts a five step, holistic approach to behaviour change (ASCENT – Achieving Safety Culture Excellence Now and Tomorrow) and concludes with strategies to help reduce the likelihood of risk taking behaviour for health and safety.

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