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HSE prosecution announcement

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of th…

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Birkenhead Shipbuilder fined £400,000 for safety failings

Monday, December 5, 2016

A Birkenhead ship builder and repairer has appeared in court after a worker suffered serious injuries whilst carrying out repair work.

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Fairground death leads to court for amusement company

Monday, December 5, 2016

A fairground company have been prosecuted after an employee was run over and killed while setting up a ride.

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Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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Man killed and another seriously injured by cows

Monday, December 5, 2016

A farmer based near Bradford on Avon, has been fined after two members of the public were attacked and injured, one fatally, by cows in a field.

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Company fined after teenage work experience person injured

Friday, December 2, 2016

A supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person on their first was injured.

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Firm fined after worker fell into a tank

Friday, December 2, 2016

A Bedfordshire-based company has been fined after a worker suffered severe burns after falling into a planting tank.

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HSE signs up to become disability confident

Friday, December 2, 2016

HSE is marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities by signing up to become a disability confident employer.

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Waste disposal firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, December 2, 2016

An Essex-based hazardous waste disposal company has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a sorting and recycling site.

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Worker suffers facial injury from crowbar

Thursday, December 1, 2016

A construction company from Northallerton has been fined after a worker suffered facial injury from a crowbar.

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HSE invites leaders in health & safety and HR to the Stress Summit 2017

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The HSE Stress Summit 2017 is set to take place in London on Thursday 16 March, sign up to attend now.

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Hospital fined after safety failings led to dementia patient’s death

Monday, November 28, 2016

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £366,000 after the death of a patient on a specialist dementia ward.

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Real estate company fined for safety failings

Friday, November 25, 2016

A real estate company in Oxfordshire has been fined for failing to manage asbestos on their premises following a fire.

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NHS trust fined following patients death

Friday, November 25, 2016

A South West NHS trust has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.

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Ejector seat manufacturer fined £800,000 for failing to protect workers’ health

Friday, November 25, 2016

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions.

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Car component firm fined after multiple back injuries to workers

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts by hand.

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Sentence after self-employed builder suffers serious electric shock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A real estate lettings company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a self- employed builder suffered 1st and 3rd degree burns to his face, hands, neck and chest.

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Heinz beans ‘can song’ advert banned over injury fears

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Lots of media coverage has appeared today relating to the Heinz baked beans ‘can song’ advert being banned by The Advertising Standards Authority as it ‘encouraged behaviour that prejudiced health and safety’. The advertising campaign has been banned from TV over fears that young viewers could copy the ‘can song’ and injure themselves on sharp empty tins.

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Construction company fined after worker fell 6 meters

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Derbyshire based engineering construction company has been prosecuted after a worker fell and suffered severe injuries.

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Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.

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