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ULDs: Risk assessment of repetitive tasks – Buxton, 27 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

The course will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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Nanotechnology health & safety, a practical approach – Buxton, 26 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

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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Manual handling for assessors – Buxton, 26 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

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

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CIEH Level 3 award in education and training – Buxton, 25-29 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

CIEH Level 3 award in education and training (EAT) five-day course. The qualification has been developed to give learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in training/teaching and learning and achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.

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Construction worker falls from height suffering serious injury

Monday, December 21, 2015

A construction firm was fined after a worker was seriously injured after falling head first approximately two and a half metres.

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HSG263 – Involving your workforce in health and safety: Guidance for all workplaces

Friday, December 18, 2015

This guide is mainly aimed at medium to large employers. It will help them in their legal duty to consult and involve their employees on health and safety matters. This version has been updated to clarify examples of how to comply with the Regulations and to update links and references to other guidance.

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Company fined for exposing employees to health risks

Friday, December 18, 2015

A company who specialises in paint coatings has been fined for exposing its employees to health risks.

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Water supplier fined after three maintenance workers injured

Friday, December 18, 2015

Cambridgeshire water supplier, Anglian Water Services Limited (AWSL), has been fined after three workers were injured in two separate incidents at its water recycling centres in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, and Saffron Walden, Essex.

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PM38 – Selection and use of electric handlamps

Friday, December 18, 2015

This free guidance note is suitable for people working in a wide range of industries. It provides guidance on the selection of electric handlamps for different tasks and situations, and advice on how to use them safely. This edition updates references to further guidance.

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Company fined after worker seriously injured

Friday, December 18, 2015

A waste and recycling company was fined £450,000 after a stack of baled waste collapsed, seriously injuring a worker.

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Twenty one workers’ lives affected after health was carelessly ignored

Friday, December 18, 2015

A Merthyr Tydfil based manufacturer has been fined after 21 employees were left permanently injured after being diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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Illegal gas fitter will spend Christmas in jail over dangerous boiler installations

Friday, December 18, 2015

An illegal gas fitter has been given an immediate four month custodial sentence after the gas boilers he installed at two domestic premises were found to be ‘immediately dangerous’ and ‘at risk’, requiring them to be both be immediately disconnected.

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Electrical explosion leaves worker scarred for life

Friday, December 18, 2015

Two construction companies have been fined £90,000 after two workers were seriously burned, and one scarred for life after they cut into a live 11,000v electrical cable.

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Worker paralysed after fall caused by electric shock

Friday, December 18, 2015

An electrical power company was fined after a worker was paralysed after receiving an electric shock and falling from a ladder.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker crushed to death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Manufacturing company Hanson Packed Products Ltd has been prosecuted after a 26 year old worker was fatally crushed when his arm was caught in a powered roller.

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Construction company fined after road roller death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A construction company has been fined and a director sentenced after an employee was crushed by a road roller.

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Man sentenced for continued gas work while not Gas Safe Registered

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A self-employed worker has been sentenced for safety failings after carrying out gas work without being Gas Safe registered.

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Hospital Trust held accountable for the deaths of four patients

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Four patients lost their lives because a lack of safety procedures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust resulted in careless and unnecessary failings.

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L25 – Personal protective equipment at work: Guidance on Regulations (Third edition)

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

This guidance is primarily for employers and relevant self-employed persons but may also be useful for employees and those selecting PPE. The guidance has been updated since the last edition.

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CDM 2015: Introduction to the role of the principal designer – Birmingham/London, 26 January/2 February 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

This event provides an introduction to this new role and is aimed at designers, clients, contractors and/or individuals who may take on the pre-construction phase coordination role for the first time. Birmingham, 26 January 2016; London, 2 February 2016.

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