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Director sentenced after worker dies on second day of job

Friday, July 17, 2015

A company director was sentenced today after a trench collapse which killed a young father on only his second day at work for his company. 

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Man fined for unregistered gas work

Friday, July 17, 2015

 A man running a plumbing and heating company has been fined for safety failings that led to the householder’s gas appliances being put “At Risk”.

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HSE jobs – Graduate Opportunity – Regulatory Scientists

Friday, July 17, 2015

We require a number of ambitious scientific officers to join our Chemicals Regulation Directorate, working on the front line of the regulation of biocides, pesticides, and chemicals. Play your part in protecting human health and the environment from these substances. Close date for applications, 23 August 2015.

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Company fined after work suffers HAV

Friday, July 17, 2015

A facilities management company has been fined for safety failings that contributed to a worker sustaining Hand Arm Vibration.

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RR1063 – Research to explore the effect of traditional farming SHADs on farmer behaviour

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The research explored farmers’ perceptions of the extent to which attendance at a Farming Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD), established by HSE, had changed their awareness, attitudes and behaviour in relation to health and safety.

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‘A miracle he was not killed’ says judge as logistics firm fined £75,000

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A logistics firm was fined £75,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a fall from a roof.

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Roofing contractor and director fined over brick-layer death

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Yorkshire roofing firm and its Director have been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death though a fragile roof-light.

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Employee injures two fingers at packaging company

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A packaging company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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RR1056 – Critical analysis of safety related design of powered gates

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The aim of this project was to perform a theoretical assessment into safety measures that may reduce the risks associated with mechanical hazards of powered gate designs – one sliding and one hinged.

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Brick manufacturer fined after worker injured

Monday, July 13, 2015

A brick manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees was seriously injured.

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HSE improved land use planning advice service

Monday, July 13, 2015

A new digital service making it easier and quicker for developers to access land use planning information and advice becomes available today (MON).

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Employee loses two fingers at silver manufacturer

Monday, July 13, 2015

A silver manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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County Council in court after schoolboy severs finger in class

Monday, July 13, 2015

North Yorkshire County Council has been prosecuted after a 14-year-old boy needed a finger amputated after it got tangled in a lathe during a lesson at Knaresborough’s King James’ School.

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Chutney company sentenced over worker’s hand injury

Friday, July 10, 2015

A Merseyside based food company has been sentenced after a worker sustained injuries to his hand after clearing a sugar dispensing machine at a factory in Berkshire. 

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Company fined after worker’s legs crushed

Friday, July 10, 2015

A marine demolition company was fined £42,000 after an incident that resulted in a worker subsequently having his legs amputated.

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Plumber fined for unregistered work installing boiler

Friday, July 10, 2015

A plumber illegally carried out work to install a gas boiler in a Plymouth home.

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RR1006 – Literature review: Barriers to the application of Ergonomics/Human Factors in engineering design

Friday, July 10, 2015

The purpose of this literature review was to identify barriers to the use of Ergonomics/Human Factors (E/HF) information and principles in engineering design.

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Lack of training caused life changing injuries

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Essex tree specialist company, Oak View Tree Specialists Limited, has been fined after a skip loading dumper overturned severely injuring a worker.

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Case 369 – Bus driver recruits must weigh under 18 stone

Thursday, July 9, 2015

A job advert issued by a bus company stated that due to new health and safety rules all new bus driver recruits must be below 18 stone in weight.

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Car body repair company fined for failing to comply with improvement notices

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The owner of a car body repair company has been fined for failing to comply with two improvement notices.

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