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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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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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