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    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 22nd JUNE 2015

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    Updated on 22nd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    NEW H&S MANAGEMENT STANDARD DELAYED

    Publication of ISO 45001 not expected until June 2017

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    Updated on 22nd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, MANAGEMENT

    INCIDENT: WORKMAN FALLS 13M ON STADIUM PROJECT

    Collapse of structure triggers fall from height

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    Updated on 20th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INCIDENTS

    PRINCIPAL DESIGNER IN THE DOCK AT MOCK TRIAL

    Lawyers and safety group explore new CDM 2015 legal liabilities

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    Updated on 20th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE

    SAFETY ADVISER FINED OVER DERMATITIS RISK

    HSE prosecute company and H&S adviser after sensitisation

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    Updated on 20th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, health, PROSECUTIONS, risk assessment

    CONTACT WITH POWER LEAVES STONEMASON INJURED

    Jump from tower scaffold freed workman ‘held’ by live conductor

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    Updated on 20th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, electricity, ELECTRICITY OVERHEAD, PROSECUTIONS

    HOW ‘REAL’ IS THE CDM 2015 PRINCIPAL DESIGNER?

    Personal appointments may unwittingly expose individuals to liability

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    Updated on 16th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, CDM: CLIENTS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 15th JUNE 2016

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    Updated on 15th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PLANT REPAIR FATALITY REVEALS MULTIPLE CAUSESi

    Firms fined over £800,000 after workman crushed by tail gate

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    Updated on 14th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS

    DEFENDANT CRITICISED FOR BLAMING OWN ENGINEERS

    Telecom giant fined £500,000 after 7m fall from height

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    Updated on 13th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    CLIENT FINED AS DEFAULT PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

    Lack of planning, management and monitoring costs developer £50,000

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    Updated on 10th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: CLIENTS, clients, PROSECUTIONS

    OVERSEAS MANUFACTURER AND UK SUPPLIER FINED

    Machine injury prompts two HSW Act Section 6 prosecutions

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    Updated on 10th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS

    JAIL TERMS FOR PROVIDERS OF ILLEGAL WORKERS

    CITB card fraud team supported the Home Office Immigration Enforcement

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    Updated on 10th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, training

    LACK OF SAFETY PRECAUTIONS UNDERCUT OTHERS

    Roofing contractor in court and fined after complaint to HSE

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    Updated on 10th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    UNION CLAIMS HSE SITE INSPECTIONS DECLINING

    Construction union UCATT argues inspection policy endangering lives

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    Updated on 10th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    ACCESS INDUSTRY FORUM (AIF) MAJOR CONFERENCE

    AIF 2016 event on change and innovation in work at height

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    Updated on 9th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    IGNORING LOLER REQUIREMENTS COST FIRM £250,000

    Firm failed to examine equipment despite warnings to comply

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    Updated on 9th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, lifting operations, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 8th JUNE 2016

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    Updated on 8th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM 2015: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER FUNCTION FALTERING

    Survey reveals confusion and non-compliance over PD appointment

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    Updated on 5th June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: COMPETENCE, CDM: CONTRACTORS, CDM: COORDINATORS, CDM: DESIGNERS, CDM: DIRECTORS

    ELECTRIC SHOCKS TRIGGER TWO LADDER FALLS

    Substantial fine imposed by court on major telecomms firm

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, electricity, ELECTRICITY OTHER, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    INCORRECT TEST EQUIPMENT ENDS IN SEVERE BURNS

    Two electricians seriously injured whilst removing redundant cabling

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, electricity, ELECTRICITY OTHER, PROSECUTIONS

    IMPLICATIONS OF BREXIT FOR UK CONSTRUCTION

    Wholesale relaxation of EU Regulations (including CDM 2015) unlikely

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, REGULATION

    POWER FIRM FINED £1.75 MILLION OVER SCALDING

    Aware of plant defect but failed to repair or remove from use

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, equipment, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

    PLANT HIRE FIRM FINED OVER CRUSHING FATALITY

    Workman died trapped between lorry and road sweeping vehicle

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, vehicles

    HUGE FINE FOLLOWS EXPLODING TYRE FATALITY

    Tyre repair company fined £1,000,000 over death of young workman

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing, training

    FATALITY: DUMPER TRUCK ON HOMES PROJECT

    Overturning dumper claims life of 29 year-old construction worker

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, DUMPERS, FATALITIES

    HSE URGE HGV DRIVERS TO APPLY ‘COUPLING’ RULES

    Road worker died when trapped between trailer and driving unit

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, vehicles

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st JUNE 2016

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    Updated on 3rd June 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 25th MAY 2016

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    Updated on 25th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CLIENT STOPS CONTRACTOR WORKING DANGEROUSLY

    Contractor fined after HSE contact client over risk

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    FATALITY: WORKMAN DIES IN ROOF FALL

    Man dies in Plymouth after falling from roof

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES

    PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR AND CONTRACTOR FINED

    Window fitting on apartment block not properly planned and supervised

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    DIRECTOR ACQUITTED AMID CLAIMS OF EXCESS DELAY

    Failed prosecution takes 10 years to reach crown court

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

    ABSENCE OF HAVS RISK CONTROL ENDS IN £200K FINE

    Risk assessment, control and health surveillance missing

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, havs, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, PROSECUTIONS

    BASKET TIPPED DURING CRANE MAN-RIDING

    Lifting and plant hire firm failed to plan use of crane for lifting persons

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES MISC, lifting operations, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 18th MAY 2016

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    Updated on 23rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    THREE YEARS IN JAIL FOR EXPLOITATIVE LANDLORD

    Workman died at home in bed after workplace injury ‘covered up’

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    Updated on 11th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, MANSLAUGHTER, manslaughter, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 11th MAY 2016

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    Updated on 11th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CONSTRUCTION TO FOCUS ON OLD AND NEW HAZARDS

    CONIAC drives action on human stress, dust and surface fragility

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    Updated on 11th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FRAGILE MATERIALS, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    FINES CONTINUE TO RISE UNDER NEW RULES

    Major manufacturer fined £800,000 following serious arm injury

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    Updated on 10th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS, sentencing

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