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Construction company fined after worker loses fingers

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Coldmac Limited has been fined after one of its workers suffered life changing injuries to his hand which required surgical intervention.

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Laing O’Rourke fined £800,000 after worker fatally crushed at Heathrow Airport

Friday, March 24, 2017

A construction firm has been sentenced following the death of Philip Griffiths at Heathrow Airport in October 2014.

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Roofing companies fined after worker fell through skylight

Friday, March 24, 2017

Two roofing companies have been fined after a worker fell nine metres through a skylight onto concrete flooring below.

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Principal contractor fined for safety failings

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings after complaints from the public

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Recycling company fined after worker crushed

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Arrow Recycling Ltd has been fined after a worker was left fighting for his life after being crushed by about 400kg of cardboard.

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Electrical appliance company fined after worker’s death

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has today been fined after a self-employed contractor fell from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) and later died from his injuries.

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Partnership fined following death of long-serving farm manager

Monday, March 20, 2017

A farming partnership has been fined £60,000 following the death of a farm manager in Staffordshire.

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Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth man undertaking illegal gas work at tenanted property

Monday, March 20, 2017

An unregistered gas fitter has been sentenced for illegally carrying out gas safety work at a rented house.

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Trailer firm fined after worker injured between vehicles

Monday, March 20, 2017

A Bedfordshire trailer firm has been sentenced after an employee suffered crush injuries when he was trapped between a lorry’s cab and a trailer.

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£160,000 fine for aircraft company after workers fell from the tail of a plane

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

An aircraft engineering company has been fined after two men fell about 15 feet while they were carrying out checks at the tail of an aeroplane.

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Health and safety events focus on sectors

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Great Britain’s independent safety and health regulator is holding a series of events across the country to look at what businesses can do to look after people at work.

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Construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A Manchester building contractor and a company owner have appeared in court after a worker was seriously injured on a refurbishment site.

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Construction firm fined after worker fell from height

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Construction company Kier Construction Limited has been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from height.

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Norfolk farming company fined after death of worker

Friday, March 10, 2017

A family owned Norfolk farming company has been fined after an employee died at its grain storage facility.

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Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry

Friday, March 10, 2017

A Kettering based care home company has been fined after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry on a day trip.

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Paper recycling company fined after worker’s death

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Recycle Paper UK Ltd has been fined after a worker was thrown from a fork lift truck and died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

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HSL: Excelling in Health and Safety Culture and Leadership: The Way Forward – London, 29 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Drawing on HSL’s expertise as psychologists and human factors experts, this event will help you develop your understanding of these competencies. Coupled with an understanding of what excellent health and safety culture looks like, this event will help you in driving a consistent approach to health and safety leadership within your business.

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR 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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£600,000 fine for Council contractor after major burns to employer

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gloucester Crown Court heard the 61-year-old man was working at the site on Eastgate Street on 29 May 2015. While trying to replace the traffic light pole he came into contact with a live underground cable which immediately gave him the electric shock …

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently. It complements the general course ‘COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH’.

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