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Construction company fined after employee crushed by dumper

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A groundworks company has been fined after an employee suffered serious internal injuries while working in an excavation at Ghyllgrove Junior & Infants School in Basildon.

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Company fined after worker develops occupational asthma

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A design and manufacturing company has been fined after an employee carrying out soldering works developed occupational asthma.

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Farming company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A Somerset farming company has been fined after a worker fell 3 metres from a silage clamp onto a concrete floor, sustaining life changing injuries.

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Company fined after death of worker

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A Somerset pre-cast concrete products manufacturing company has been fined after a 43-year-old man was fatally injured when trapped by machinery.

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Unlocking the potential of health and safety data – the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and HSE ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’ programme

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Every year, huge amounts of incident investigation findings and operational health and safety data are collected globally. The Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), supported by the Thomas Ashton Institute are running an ambitious new programme, ‘DISCOVERING SAFETY’ which aims to substantially improve health and safety and ultimately save lives, particularly in poorer or developing nations.

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Diving Information Sheets (DVIS) revised

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

DVIS Number 5, 7, 9, have been significantly updated in consultation with industry.  DVIS 12, 13, 14, incorporate minor updates to align with the current version of the ACoPs.

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Company fined after a scaffolder was injured in fall from height.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

A scaffolding company has been sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell approximately four metres while working on a fragile surface.

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Company fined for exposing employees to dust

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A furniture manufacturer has been fined after exposing its employees to significant quantities of hardwood dust, a hazardous substance known to cause occupational asthma and nasal cancer.

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Company fined after worker loses tip of finger

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A metal fabrication company was sentenced today after a worker was injured when using a vertical milling machine.

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Fisheries owner fined after putting workers and the public at risk

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The owner of a local fisheries site has been fined for failing to secure the boundary of a new build local fisheries site whilst under construction.

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Construction company fined after death of worker

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Tonic Construction Ltd has been fined following the death of Shaun Carter.

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Company fined after worker suffers life-changing injury

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A grain milling company has today been fined after a worker lost his right leg after being struck by a fork lift truck.

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Contractors fined after carrying out unlicensed asbestos removal work

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after exposing a homeowner and themselves to asbestos while carrying out refurbishment work.

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Contractors fined for carrying out unsafe asbestos removal work without a licence

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two contractors were sentenced today after removing asbestos pipe lagging without taking the necessary precautions to reduce exposure to asbestos.

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Construction companies fined after worker injured in fall from height

Monday, April 30, 2018

Three construction companies have been today fined after a subcontractor fell four meters through a fragile roof light into an office space below.

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Three companies fined after building collapse in Kilmacolm

Friday, April 27, 2018

A client, principal contractor, and demolition contractor have been fined following the uncontrolled collapse of part of a building that was being demolished in Kilmacolm, Inverclyde in 2015.

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Companies fined after worker injured in fall from height

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Stuart Barnes Limited and its client, Aster Property Limited, have both been sentenced after an employee fell through a fragile roof whilst at work.

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Oil and gas operators challenged on HCRs

Thursday, April 26, 2018

With the thirtieth anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster approaching, HSE’s Director of Energy Division has recently written to all offshore oil and gas production operators regarding gas releases in the North Sea.

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Company fined after worker falls from roof

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A home improvements company has today been fined after a worker fell from a garage roof sustaining significant injuries.

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Company fined after worker injured by dumper

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Chalmers and Co (Sussex) Limited has today been sentenced after an untrained operator was injured when a six-tonne dumper fell on top of him.

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