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Colchester gas engineer fined over illegal work

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An unregistered gas engineer has been fined after working unlawfully on a boiler at domestic premises in Colchester. 

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HSE and HMRC have joined forces on a webinar – 12 August 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

As your business starts to grow or you take on more employees you’ll face new issues and concerns. The Health and Safety Executive and HMRC are working together to deliver a live webinar about the typical situations you are likely to face – register now.

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Firm prosecuted following the avoidable death of a roof worker

Friday, July 24, 2015

A Darwen firm have appeared in court after one of their employees, Graham Readfern (56 yrs old from Bacup), died after falling from the roof of a partly completed loft conversion project in January 2012.

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Business case studies

Friday, July 24, 2015

Latest suite of video and narrative case studies, where businesses tell their stories of how they manage health and safety effectively and proportionately and how online HSE guidance helps them to do this.

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Council sentenced over park injury to toddler

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A council appeared in court for sentencing today after an incident in which a three-year-old girl was struck by a park ranger’s vehicle.

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Government agrees high level principles for rodenticides stewardship regimes

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A cross-government ‘Oversight Group’ has agreed a set of high-level principles to assist industry in developing stewardship regimes to control the use of rodenticides.

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Quarrying company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Derbyshire quarrying company has been fined for safety failings after suffering a significant failure of a quarry face.

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Construction firms sentenced after worker death

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A national construction firm and a glazing contractor have been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety breaches after a worker fell to his death from a store front in Exeter.

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Construction company puts residents and public at risk

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A construction company has been fined for safety failings that put workers, residents and the public at risk from falling debris and possible collapse of the building.

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Two companies fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two companies have been fined for dangerously installing and operating gas fired tumble driers at a student hall of residence, while not Gas Safe Registered.

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Safety alert: Extendable scaffolding loading bay gate – use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A number of manufacturers/suppliers are marketing an extendable scaffold loading bay gate that does not satisfy legal requirements when in some configurations. When extended the loading bay gate, which forms part of the edge protection on a scaffold, is not robust enough to fulfil this function and is therefore not suitable.

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Buckinghamshire tape firm fined after worker lost finger

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

An adhesive tape manufacturing company has been fined after a worker lost a finger in an unguarded machine.

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Leeds plumber jailed after illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Leeds trader, who operates under several aliases, was jailed for carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family and two children at risk of serious injury, or even death. 

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Employee severely injures leg at HGV spray painting company

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A HGV spray painting company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining a serious fracture to his left leg.

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Cleaning company fined for putting workers lives at risk

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Sheffield property and cleaning company was fined for breaching Work at Height regulations. 

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Company fined after worker entangled in machinery

Monday, July 20, 2015

A shellfish processing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker’s hand and arm being entangled in machinery

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Offshore Safety Directive Regulator – The Competent Authority

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR) is the Competent Authority (CA) responsible for implementing the requirements of the EU Directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.

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Major Hazard Safety Performance Indicators in the UK Onshore Gas and Pipelines Industries – Annual Report 2013/14

Monday, July 20, 2015

This report presents a broad range of safety performance indicators (SPIs) from across Great Britain’s gas transmission, distribution and other hazardous pipelines sectors.

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HSE at major incident in Cheshire

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Health and Safety Executive has, since Friday, supported the emergency services in their response to a major incident at a mill in Cheshire.

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Businessman in court after worker loses forearm

Friday, July 17, 2015

A Kent businessman has been sentenced after a worker lost his right forearm when it got caught and mangled in an unguarded tyre-shredding machine.

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