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Suspended prison sentences for Torbay brothers’ poor gaswork

Friday, August 21, 2015

 An unregistered gas fitter and his brother illegally installed a gas boiler and left it in a dangerous condition.

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Suspended prison sentence for unsafe gas work

Friday, August 21, 2015

An unregistered gas installer was given a suspended prison sentence for carrying out unsafe gas work and using a fraudulent Gas Safe registration.

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Transport company in court over driver’s death

Friday, August 21, 2015

A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts. 

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Major construction firm fined for safety failings

Friday, August 21, 2015

 A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured by sound bloc boards (similar to plaster board) weighing a total of 544 kilograms that fell from a crane. 

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Self-employed workers – changes to health and safety law

Thursday, August 20, 2015

From 1 October 2015, if you are self-employed and your work activity poses no potential risk to the health and safety of other workers or members of the public, then health and safety law will not apply to you.

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GMO Public Register Report – updated

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014 requires the competent authority to maintain a public register of information about all notifications concerning contained use. This contains information on premises and individual contained uses, the purpose of individual contained uses and the characteristics of the GMOs involved.

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Construction company fined for insecure site

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings which led to a two-year-old boy wandering onto a building site.

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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory.

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Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London.

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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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Animal feed supplier fined for safety failings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An animal feed supplier has been fined for safety failings after the company had failed to ensure their fork lift trucks had undergone regular examination, putting employees at risk.

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Case 371 – Golf club bans meeting minutes from notice board

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A golf club has stopped putting committee meeting minutes on to the notice board for health and safety reasons.

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RR1068 – Summary of work undertaken to assess workplace exposure and control measures during the manufacture and handling of engineered nanomaterials

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The aim of this research was to develop an improved understanding of the UK nanomaterial industry and of worker exposure to engineered nanomaterials, through visits to companies manufacturing or using these materials.

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Gloucester firm fined after elderly tenant put at risk from dangerous gas heater

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Gloucester firm has been sentenced for safety failings after refurbishment work on her home left an elderly tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

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Further HSE enforcement notices issued at Bosley Wood Flour Mill

Monday, August 17, 2015

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley. 

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RR1061 – Employers perceptions of the health and safety of young workers

Monday, August 17, 2015

The aim was to investigate perceptions and attitudes about health and safety and the employment of young people. The work involved a review of published documents and interviews with 14 representatives from employer organisations, schools/academies, work placement organisers and insurers.

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RR1060 – A critical review of evidence related to hand-arm vibration syndrome and the extent of exposure to vibration

Monday, August 17, 2015

This report describes a systematic literature review on the nature of the exposure-response relationship between hand-transmitted vibration and the elements of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), ie the vascular, neurosensory and musculoskeletal components.

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IOSH: National Safety Symposium ‘Celebrating 40 years’ – Nottingham, 13-14 September 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

A key event in the OSH calendar for health and safety professionals working in or with the public sector. A panel of speakers will address collaborative working, health and well-being, behavioural safety, drug and alcohol screening, working with cancer and much more.

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EU Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR) – In-situ generation

Friday, August 14, 2015

Information on the provisions, including transitional measures, for in-situ generated active substances under the EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR).

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Stair Assessment – HSL Buxton, 10 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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