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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM ADMITS DEATHS

    Pedestrians lost lives falling into inadequately protected basement

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    Updated on 9th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, public, PUBLIC RISK

    DECLINE IN NUMBER OF SITE DEATHS SLOWS IN 2015/16

    Reports to HSE suggest reduction in construction fatalities stalled

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    Updated on 9th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FATALITIES, STATISTICS

    HSE INVESTIGATES MASSIVE RACKING COLLAPSE

    Fork lift truck operator found alive after warehouse storage collapse

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    Updated on 9th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INCIDENTS, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    SKIP LOADER TIPPED CRUSHING LEG OF OPERATOR

    Untrained driver was not wearing a seat belt provided

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    Updated on 9th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, dumper, PROSECUTIONS

    SCAFFOLD FIRM FINED AFTER ROUTINE HSE INSPECTION

    Work planning, supervision and equipment all found inadequate

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    Updated on 9th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, falls platforms, PROSECUTIONS, SCAFFOLDING

    MATERIAL SUPPLIER FINED £2M OVER CUSTOMER DEATH

    Member of public visiting premises crushed by company vehicle

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    Updated on 6th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, public, vehicles

    HUGE PENALTY OVER FATAL EXCAVATION FAILINGS

    Major contractor fined £2.5 million after workman dies in trench

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    Updated on 5th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: CONTRACTORS, collapse excavation, EXCAVATIONS, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION, sentencing

    WORKMAN DIED IN 14M FALL FROM FLAT ROOF EDGE

    Firm failed to provide edge protection during plant room refurb work

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    Updated on 5th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 4th MAY 2016

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    Updated on 5th May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FIRM FINED UNDER CDM 2015 AFTER ‘TIP OFF’

    Demolition contractor failed to follow plan and put workers at risk

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    Updated on 3rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    NEW TRAINING COURSE ON TOWERS WITH CANTILEVERS

    PASMA launch new advanced training course

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    Updated on 3rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, SCAFFOLDING, TRAINING

    COUNCIL PUTS £2 MILLION INTO HAVS RISK FUND

    HSE investigate HAVS incidence in grounds maintenance staff

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    Updated on 3rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, NOISE & VIBRATION

    DIDCOT COLLAPSE: UPDATE ON RECOVERY

    Contractor disappointed to be replaced on recovery operation

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    Updated on 3rd May 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INCIDENTS, STRUCTURAL SAFETY

    WORKMAN FELL THROUGH FRAGILE GYM ROOF

    Re-roofing of fibre cement roof caused yet another rooflight fall

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    Updated on 29th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    FATALITY: STRUCK BY CRANE ON BRIDGE PROJECT

    Workman died during lifting operations on Queensferry Crossing

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES MISC, FATALITIES

    POLICE PROSECUTE FAKE CSCS CARD FRAUDSTER

    Cards bought in pub to secure construction project cleaning contract

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, training, TRAINING

    MINOR SHORT DURATION WORK NOT PLANNED

    Workman fell 7m during minor works on fragile roof

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    FORMER HSE CHAIR SPEAKS MIND ON KEY ISSUES

    Outgoing health and safety boss has further swipe at consultants

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    Updated on 28th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION, RISK ASSESSMENT

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 27th APRIL 2016

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    Updated on 27th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION, RISK ASSESSMENT

    LEADERS CALL FOR ‘CULTURAL’ SHIFT ON HEALTH

    Risk to construction worker health dwarfs chance of a fatal injury

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    Updated on 27th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CHAIR APPOINTED

    Government chooses supporter of greater HSE ‘commercialisation’hselogo1

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    FRAGILE ROOF FALL PUTS BUSINESSMAN IN DOCK

    Workman untrained and given no information or instruction

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM: DIRECTORS, falls fragile, FRAGILE MATERIALS, PROSECUTIONS

    PUBLIC IN ‘NEAR-MISS’ AS BLOCKS COLLAPSE

    Client/Contractor ran project with multiple unsafe working practices

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, collapse structure, PROSECUTIONS, public, PUBLIC RISK

    VIBRATION RISK NOT MANAGED EFFECTIVELY

    HAVS and carpel tunnel syndrome cases end in £280,000 fine

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, havs, NOISE & VIBRATION, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, PROSECUTIONS

    SIGN ERECTOR SURVIVES 5M FLAT ROOF FALL

    Firm failed to put in place any measures to prevent a fall

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    INQUEST: CHERRY PICKER FOUND TO BE FAULTY

    Painter died from trauma caused by cherry picker overturn

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    Updated on 26th April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, INQUESTS, MEWPS

    WORKMAN FELL OVER 4M THROUGH FLOOR OPENING

    Contractor fined after unfixed void cover moved during concrete pour

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    Updated on 21st April 2016 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 20th APRIL 2016

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

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