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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 23 February 2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques.

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Farm company fined after worker electrocuted

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A farming company in Cornwall has been fined £75,000 after a worker was electrocuted.

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Key speakers announced for new hearing conference

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) has announced the keynote speakers who will speak at ListenUP! – the first European Hearing Conservation Conference.

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Fruit farm fined for safety failings at farm

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Kent based fruit farm has been fined for safety failings after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), visited the site following a RIDDOR reportable incident.

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Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

There was a huge turnout at a Glasgow hotel on Monday as Scottish business leaders, worker representatives and regulators met to discuss the how to help more people come home safe and well from their jobs. 

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L154 – The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015: Guidance on Regulations

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This guidance is for anyone who has duties under the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015 (SCR 2015), for example licensees, production installation operators, non-production installation owners and well operators. It provides advice and explains the regulatory requirements to those who may be affected by SCR 2015.

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Firm sentenced after worker loses hand in machine

Monday, January 18, 2016

A Manchester waste plastic recycling firm has been fined after an employee’s hand was severed when dragged into a granulator machine.

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CD278 – Consultation on the revision of the Freight Containers Regulations 1984

Monday, January 18, 2016

This document sets out proposals to amend the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 to give effect to amendments made to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972. In the main, the amendments introduce significant physical changes to the Safety Approval Plates on freight containers and additional safety tests. Consultation closes on 26 February 2016.

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Worker seriously injured in silo incident

Monday, January 18, 2016

A wheat and barley blending plant has been fined after a worker was seriously injured whilst unblocking wheat in a silo.

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Glasgow hosts first event on the health and safety system strategy for Great Britain roadshow

Monday, January 18, 2016

Leaders of Scottish business and supporting organisations are meeting today in Glasgow to discuss the development of Britain’s new strategy for workplace health and safety. 

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 22 February 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.

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NHS prosecuted after pensioner killed in mobility scooter plunge

Friday, January 15, 2016

The NHS Litigation Authority has been prosecuted after an 82 year old man fell 12 feet to his death from an elevated walkway outside a health centre.

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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 24 February 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

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

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Process & Fire Incidents – Buxton, 23-24 February 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

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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Case 388 – Refuse collectors Christmas hat ban

Friday, January 15, 2016

Refuse collection workers in Colchester were banned from wearing Christmas hats or anything Christmassy on the grounds of health and safety.

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COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 23 February 2016

Friday, January 15, 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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School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

Friday, January 15, 2016

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed.

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Farming SHADs – dates for February 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) are half-day events which include practical demonstrations covering the daily hazards faced by farmers. Attendance is free of charge: 18 February – Biggleswade, 19 February – Maidenhead & 25 February – Newport.

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Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – Buxton, 16-17 February 2016

Thursday, January 14, 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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Firms fined after two employees were injured in cold store collapse

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Two companies were fined for safety failings that led to two workers being seriously injured at a construction site when a cold store collapsed under them.

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