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    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 18th JAN 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 18th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    AIR RECEIVER USE SHOWED DISREGARD FOR HSE

    Director took risk in desperate bid to complete job for customer

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    Updated on 17th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    RETAIL GIANT FINED £2.2m OVER FALLING CAGE

    Metal roll cage loaded with paint fell and paralysed young worker

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    Updated on 17th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ROOFING CONTRACTOR CAUGHT ON CAMERA

    Firm failed to act on previous HSE warnings over unsafe working

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    Updated on 17th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015: TEMPORARY WORKS PD GUIDE

    New industry guidance for CDM project Principal Designers

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    Updated on 12th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    NEW PRODUCT: MOBILE PLANT VISIBILITY EQUIPMENT

    Safety Shield Systems launch three-dimensional view system

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    Updated on 12th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    GUARDING FINE CONTINUES UPWARD TREND

    Firm pays £330,000 after amputation of workman’s finger tips

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    Updated on 12th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 11th JAN 2017

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    Updated on 12th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TWO YEAR JAIL TERM FOR PLANT HIRE MANAGER

    Companies and manger chose “cheaper repair” for damaged MEWP boom

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    Updated on 9th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MEZZANINE FLOOR OPENING REMAINED UNPROTECTED

    Workman left unable to work after fall through lift shaft void

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    Updated on 6th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    COURT UPHOLDS £3M FINE UNDER NEW GUIDELINES

    Company fails in challenge to risk based prosecution fine

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    Updated on 5th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    REVIEW 2016: KEY DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2017 ONWARDS

    New approaches, simplification, health and more…

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    Updated on 5th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRM PROSECUTED OVER LIFT SHAFT FATAL FALL

    Property company failed to take steps to prevent self-rescue

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRMS FAILED TO ACT ON ASBESTOS RISK WARNING

    Poorly-encapsulated blue asbestos posed airborne hazard

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    BUILDING FIRM AND DIRECTOR PROSECUTED

    Childminder and children at put a risk ill-judged work

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    JOINER FELL ON TIMBER FRAME HOMES PROJECTS

    Poor planning and control over work at height put workers at risk

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HOUSING ASSOCIATION PUT RESIDENTS AT RISK

    Renovation work not assessed for impact on CO poisoning risk

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR COMPANY £400,000 ‘LIGHT’ AFTER ROOF FALL

    Firm failed to share information about fragile panels

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    PRISON TERM FOR SUPERVISOR NOT SUPERVISING

    Lack of action exposed workers to asbestos fibres

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    MAJOR COMPANY FINED OVER VIBRATION ASSESSMENT

    Lack of suitable and sufficient risk assessment triggers prosecution

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 4th JAN 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 28th DEC 2016

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    Updated on 4th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FESTIVE GREETINGS TO ALL OUR READERS

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    Updated on 21st December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 21st DEC 2016

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    Updated on 21st December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    AIR CON WORKER IN FALSE CEILING FALL

    Engineer replacing motor stepped back from inadequate platform

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    Updated on 20th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    WORKMAN CAUGHT ON CAMERA PAYS PRICE

    Prison sentence and fine for employee working dangerously at height

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    Updated on 20th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TRENCH COLLAPSE COSTS MAJOR COMPANIES £2M PLUS

    Method statement backdated by contractor post incident

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    Updated on 20th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CALL FOR WORKPLACE DRINK DRIVING LAW

    Family urge change in law after death of child on ‘private’ work site

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    Updated on 16th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FLT STRUCK TWO PEDESTRIANS IN TWO DAYS

    Logistics firm failed properly manage site transport hazard

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

    SMALL BUILDER FINED OVER DOMESTIC PROJECT FALL

    Home project contractor failed to protect roof opening

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

    BETTER CONSTRUCTING BETTER HEALTH (CBH)

    CBH consider how health risk management can be taken to new level

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

    MANAGER CONVICTED AFTER DEATH OF WORKMAN

    Steps not taken to keep young worker safe distance from excavator

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

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 14th DEC 2016

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    Updated on 14th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    OVERTURNING FORK LIFT AND CAGE WAS AVOIDABLE

    Cherry picker type MEWP could have prevented serious injuries

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    Updated on 13th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, mewps, PROSECUTIONS

    WORKING DIRECTORS IN COURT ALONGSIDE COMPANY

    HSE prosecuted after member of public provided site photograph

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    Updated on 13th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: DIRECTORS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS

    NET RIGGING AND SAFE SYSTEMS INDUSTRY AWARDS

    FASET announces winners of industry awards for 2016

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    Updated on 12th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, WORK AT HEIGHT

    COMPLAINT BY PASSING PUBLIC COSTS DIRECTOR £40K

    Company and director held to account for multiple site safety failings

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    Updated on 12th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: DIRECTORS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS, risk assessment, welfare

    BASEMENT FIRMS IGNORED ADVICE ON PRECAUTIONS

    Unsafe basement project excavation work ends up in court

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    Updated on 12th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse excavation, EXCAVATIONS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE RPE TESTS REVEAL 50% OF MODELS BELOW PAR

    Regulator found “multiple failures” in 3 out 10 FFP3 RPE Models tested

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    Updated on 11th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, RPE

    INQUEST: DUMPER DRIVER CRUSHED BY ROLL BAR

    Jury hears that driver of overturning dumper was not wearing seat belt

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    Updated on 9th December 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INQUESTS, MOBILE PLANT

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