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BHSEA Meeting: Control of Contractors: the Law, Case Studies and Good Practice – West Bromwich, 11 Sept 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Meeting of the Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA), will begin at 13.30. The speakers for the session are Geoffrey Brown, HM Principal Inspector from HSE; Sean Elson, Partner from Pinsent Masons LLP and George Allcock the BHSEA Chair.

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British Safety Council: Annual Conference 2017 – Health and safety: Preparing for the future – London, 4 Oct 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Aimed at Health and Safety and HR professionals, our conference will feature expert speakers such as David Snowball – Director of Regulation at HSE, as well as case studies and thought leadership sessions to help you and your business prepare for the challenges ahead.

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Engineering firm fined after health and safety failings

Friday, September 1, 2017

An engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – a condition causing tingling, pins and needles, numbness and pain in the affected person’s hands.

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HSE makes cost recovery dispute process fully independent

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Disputed invoices raised under the fee for intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme will from 1 September be considered by a fully independent panel, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed.

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Steel manufacturer fined after the death of worker

Thursday, August 31, 2017

A manufacturer of steel building components has been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries from a steel beam.

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Developer fined after failing to safely carry out demolition work

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The owner of block of flats was prosecuted after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspection identified serious safety breaches while it was being demolished.

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Care home fined following death of elderly resident

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chilton Care Homes Limited has today been fined following the death of an 89-year old resident at its home in Sudbury, Suffolk.

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Self-employed builder sentenced after gas explosion seriously injures two people

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A self-employed builder from Great Yarmouth has been sentenced after completing work at a domestic property which resulted in a gas explosion seriously injuring two people.

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HSL: Hazardous Area Classification – Buxton, 19 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to carry out straightforward hazardous area classification in accordance with commonly used standards or to act as an intelligent customer when contracting others to deliver this role.

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HSL: Process and Fire Incidents – Buxton, 18-19 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This two-day 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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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 12 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

28This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can […]

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HSL: Management of Hand Arm Vibration in the Workplace – An Introduction – Buxton, 11 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course provides an overview of your duties under Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and practical guidance on how you can control and manage hand-arm vibration risks in your workplace.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 10 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

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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HSL: Ergonomics – Buxton, 2-6 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

The course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. The techniques cover both the physical and psychosocial aspects of a workplace design, following relevant HSE guidance and approaches to assess and reduce risks.

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BAOHSF/EEN: Healthy Workplaces for All Ages – Promoting a Sustainable Working Life – Bradford, 24 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

Bradford Occupational Health & Safety Forum (BAOHSF) and European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EEN) are in partnership in presenting the following FREE health and safety event.Because retirement for many is slipping further and further away it is important that companies manage the health and wellbeing of an ageing workforce. This event will […]

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HSL: COMAH – Technical Aspects of Safety Reports – Buxton, 10-11 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course discusses the technical section of a COMAH safety report which should describe the Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Modification of the COMAH site. The course covers the Process Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Control and Instrumentation and Human Factors aspects which form the technical section of a Safety Report.

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HSL: Slips and Trips-Falls Prevention – Buxton, 31 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

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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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 31 Oct 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Company fined after fall from height leaves joiner paralysed

Friday, August 25, 2017

A construction company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a sub-contracted joiner suffered life-changing injuries.

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Company fined for health and safety failures on construction site

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A Bristol-based construction company has been fined for failing to ensure construction work was planned and managed, despite previous warnings.

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