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    REFURB PROJECTS FAIL THE TEST

    Widespread HSE enforcement required in refurbishment sector

    During March 2009 HSE Inspectors have been visiting construction refurbishment projects across the UK and focusing on the control of work at height and site good order.

    Early reports and results published by HSE suggests that health and safety standards on refurbishment projects remain poor. Information has been released for a number of areas (with enforcement notices in brackets) including: Newcastle  (24), Lancashire and Cumbera (15), Cheshire (28), Oldham and Rochdale (8), Leeds (12), Teesside (26)

    Comment: It will be very disappointing if these early results are repeated across the country. This refurbishment ‘blitz’ was widely publicised by HSE and followed similar initiatives in the last 2 years. A full report should be available in the coming weeks.

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