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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Midlands based company has been fined after an employee’s finger was severed at the company’s base in Roman Way, Rugby.

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Company fined after worker suffers hand injuries

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Suffolk based company has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries when his hand was got caught in a machine at the  at the company’s base in Lakenheath.

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Company fined after worker fell from water treatment vessel

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Water treatment system manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker sustained head and arm injuries after falling 3.5 metres from a water treatment tank.

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Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us. Early Bird registration up until 21st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 22nd September is £425.

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HSL: Taming Tigers: Safety Excellence in Engineering – in partnership with The University of Manchester – 13-14 Sept 2017,

Friday, July 21, 2017

In this master class we aim to outline concepts and principles based on engineering and project management good practice. In addition to the subject matter experts from HSE and The University of Manchester, there will be other high profile speakers: Taf Powell – Managing Partner, Corporate Integrity Partnership; and David Warriner – Head of Primary Components Operations Improvement Programme, Rolls-Royce.

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Company fined after worker loses fingers in crush injury

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A company has been sentenced after a worker lost his middle two fingers while trying to repair its main entrance gate.

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HSE Chair, Martin Temple, talks about his personal connection to farming in support of National Farm Safety Week

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Construction company and contractor fined after CCTV engineer falls from height

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Two companies have been fined after a worker fell more than three metres through the second floor of a building.

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NHS trust fined £1m following 53-year-old man’s death in Lincolnshire

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined following the death of 53-year-old John Biggadike at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston.

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IOSH National Safety and Health Conference – 14 Sept 2017, Nottingham

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Enhance your knowledge and debate current issues with a panel of inspiring speakers who will look at occupational health challenges. It is aimed specifically at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors. Keynote speakers include HSE’s Peter Brown, Head of HSE Health and Work Programme.

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NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Organised by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, speakers for this event include Alan Craddock, Head of Public Services HSE, UNISON, Universities of York, Sheffield the CQC and a range of technical experts.

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60th NWRA Safety Conference and Exhibition – Accident Investigation – 19 Sept 2017, Preston

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This conference run by North West Regional Association, targets learning from mistakes after an accident and will cover Accident Investigation, Learning lessons the hard way, Electrical safety, Cultural Safety, Human Factors.

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RR1113 – Review of Vapour Cloud Explosion Incidents

Monday, July 17, 2017

Following the Buncefield explosion, a large body of published research has improved scientific understanding of the release event, the flammable cloud formation and the explosion. This report describes work done by HSE with US safety regulators to consolidate previous research and to incorporate recently published analysis into a single, systematic review of historical incidents.

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RR1112 – Summary of evidence – solvent-based hydrophobic coatings and risks for acute respiratory toxicity

Monday, July 17, 2017

Water repellent coatings are increasingly used by different  industries to reduce water and dirt sticking to surfaces. The coatings can be applied by processes that minimise the risk that operators inhale the product but there is evidence that some products are applied by spraying, creating an inhalable mist. This review examined evidence about these coatings […]

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Coach building company fined after an apprentice fell from height

Friday, July 14, 2017

A Warrington based coach fabricator has appeared in court after an apprentice suffered serious injuries when he fell through a roof he was working on.

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Agency worker injures hand on lathe

Thursday, July 13, 2017

An engineering firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries to his hand.

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Company fined after worker was injured by a fork lift truck

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A North West manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was struck by a fork lift truck.

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Construction company fined after worker fell through fragile roof

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

T Broom Construction Limited has today been fined after an employee of the company fell more than five metres through a fragile roof onto the ground.

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Engineering firm fined after exposing workers to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An engineering firm has been fined for failing to control the risk to employees using hand held power tools from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

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