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Window cleaning company find for safety breaches

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A window cleaning firm & it’s sole Director have been fined for health and safety breaches after the company was employed to clean the windows at a nursing home.

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Health board sentenced after patient death

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Scottish health board was today fined £40,000 after a patient died when he was served food by hospital staff despite being deemed ‘nil by mouth’.

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Child loses fingertips in park gate

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council was fined for safety failings after a child had two fingertips severed when they were trapped in a gate at a playpark designed for children under 11 years old.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ringshall.

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MOHSG: Asbestos/Demolition Case Study – Manchester, 29 July 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group with case study presentation by Wayne Bagnall Ltd.

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Builder in court over illegal gas work

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Suffolk builder has been fined after carrying out illegal and dangerous gas and electrical work at a home in Ringshall.

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PPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 23-24 July 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure.

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Transport and animals are the biggest killers in agriculture

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest fatality statistics show incidents involving moving vehicles and cattle are the biggest causes of death on Britain’s farms.

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RR1012 – Process evaluation of the Long Latency Health Risks Division (LLHRD) vocational training interventions

Monday, July 6, 2015

Three vocational education and training-based (VET) learning products/materials were developed in order to raise awareness of long latency respiratory health risks in three of the high risk vocational areas affected by these issues. The aims of the study were to explore how the VET materials can be implemented, and the perceived effectiveness of the implementation.

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Industry expert takes up new worker engagement role at HSE

Monday, July 6, 2015

Bob Egan has accepted a key role with the offshore industry safety regulator, HSE’s Energy Division. 

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DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – HSL Buxton, 23 July 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

This course explains the duties that Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres regulations 2002 places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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Worker’s serious injuries after arms entangled in machine

Friday, July 3, 2015

A worker’s arms were entangled in a high-powered lathe, causing serious injuries, because safety systems on the machine had been defeated.

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Firm fined after a man fell through fragile roof onto concrete

Friday, July 3, 2015

 A construction company was fined after a worker fell through a roof three metres onto a concrete floor below.

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ULDs Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 22 July 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 21 July 2015

Friday, July 3, 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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Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.

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Welders – protect yourself from the causes of asthma

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Welders suffer one of the highest rates of occupational asthma. This supplementary guidance includes top tips, advice and case studies on how to protect yourself in the workplace.

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Window firm fined for safety failings

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The unsatisfactory approach to workers’ safety shown by a north east London firm led to a young employee having a thumb and three fingers severed, a court has heard.

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RR1054 – Evaluation of trends in RIDDOR reportable injury data reported to HSE by dutyholders pre-and post-change to over-7-day reporting

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

HSE commissioned a statistical study to look into the accuracy and extent of the information reported to HSE by employers via RIDDOR. The statistics generated by HSE on employer-reported workplace injuries are used extensively across HSE, local authorities, external organisations, and also the European Union.

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HSG279 – Making paper safely: Managing safety in the papermaking process

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

This guidance is for managers and users of paper and tissue manufacturing machinery. It provides practical guidance to manage the risks on papermaking machinery and describes the law that applies. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance. New sections have also been added to cover areas of papermaking not previously covered.

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