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    MULTIPLE FATALITY INCIDENT REACHES CROWN COURT

    Trial set over death of four workmen crushed by steel structure

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    Updated on 22nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON HIGH STREET

    Two workmen injured when falling with collapsing scaffold

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    Updated on 22nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 22nd FEB 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 22nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CYLINDER FAILURE CAUSED DEATH OF TESTER

    Hire firm engineer died when pressure vessel ‘cracked’ under test

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    Updated on 16th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    JAIL TERM FOR BOSS OVER FLAT ROOF FATAL FALL

    Workman fell from unprotected flat roof edge during refurb

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    Updated on 16th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: SITE DEATH ‘WORKING WITH CONCRETE’

    Cement lorry mixer believed to be involved in fatal incident

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    Updated on 16th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 15th FEB 2017

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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    Updated on 16th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STEEL FIRM WORKER LOSES LEG IN CRANE INCIDENT

    Poor crane maintenance resulted in highly dangerous workarounds

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    Updated on 14th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE PLAN ON LOSING FEE CHARGE CHALLENGE

    Judicial review triggers regulator rethink on Fee for Intervention

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    Updated on 10th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DOING SAFETY DIFFERENTLY… AND BETTER?

    Rethinking a more positive approach to workplace health and safety

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

    CONTRACTOR JAILED OVER FATAL FRAGILE FALL

    Courts imposes 8 month prison sentence for health and safety offence

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

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: STEEL FRAME STABILITY

    SCOSS issues alert on stability/integrity of steel frame structures

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    GROUND ENGINEERS LACKED HAVS MANAGEMENT

    Company failed to act after employee flagged hand-arm vibration risk

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    TRIAL: PASSER-BY KILLED BY FALLING FRAMES

    Three managers deny gross negligence manslaughter charges

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 8th FEB 2017

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DIRECTOR JAILED AFTER YOUNG WORKER BURNT

    Unsafe system of work, lack of first aid and failure to report injury

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE CONSTRUCTION FATALITY RECORDS: Q1-3 2016/17

    Latest HSE fatality records reveal 17 deaths in 9 month period

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    Updated on 8th February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LICENSED ASBESTOS REMOVAL CONTRACTOR FINED

    Risk would have been prevented by use of enclosures

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    Updated on 3rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FAILURE TO FOLLOW SURVEY PROMPTS JAIL TERM

    Contractor demolished building knowing asbestos was present

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    Updated on 3rd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INQUEST: CRANE OPERATOR ELECTROCUTED

    Driver died after lorry mounted crane struck overhead cable

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    Updated on 2nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FATALITY: POWER WORKER ELECTROCUTED

    Police and HSE investigate underground cable strike death

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    Updated on 2nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    IGNORING SENSIBLE ADVICE COSTS OVER £300K

    Courts continue to ramp up health and safety fines

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    Updated on 2nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INCIDENT: DRIVER SLIPS INTO CEMENT MIXER

    Firefighters rescue man from cement mixer during cleaning ops

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    Updated on 2nd February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st FEB 2017

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    Updated on 1st February 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE SET TO ACT ON CONSTRUCTION HEALTH RISKS

    Regulator now firmly focussed on lung disease and manual handling

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    Updated on 27th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CDM PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR LACKED EXPERIENCE

    PC prosecuted alongside other contractors over fall risk and injury

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    Updated on 26th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    BUSINESSMAN JAILED OVER CONTRACTOR DEATH

    Work sought as cheaply as possible with disregard for worker safety

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    Updated on 25th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ARE UNDERGRADUATES TAUGHT RISK MANAGEMENT?

    University College London seeks online views on knowledge and awareness

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    Updated on 25th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 25th JAN 2017

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    Updated on 25th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LOW FALL AND INJURY ATTRACTS £2 MILLION FINE

    Workman injured in fall from unsafe position for cleaning machine

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    Updated on 25th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ASBESTOS ANALYST FALSIFIED SURVEY REPORT

    Trained and experienced analyst fined over asbestos air clearance cert

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    Updated on 20th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    CONSTRUCTION LEADERS MEET TO ACT ON HEALTH

    Efforts to eradicate construction worker ill-health and disease

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    Updated on 19th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    EVENT TO QUIZ HSE ON CDM 2015 REGULATIONS

    Opportunity to challenge HSE Inspectors on “unclear” CDM 2015 issues

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    Updated on 19th January 2017 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 18th JAN 2017

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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

    NETWORK RAIL FAILED TO PROVIDE PLACE OF SAFETY

    Planning of track maintenance work fell below legal standards

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    Updated on 15th 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

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