Archive for August 2009

REGULATOR TO ACT ON SILICA CONTROL

Posted on 27th August 2009
Guidance for Inspectors heralds HSE crackdown on silica risk

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HSE INCIDENT SAFETY ALERT SYSTEM

Posted on 26th August 2009
Recent fatal fall from scaffold prompts issue of HSE safety alert

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HEALTH AND SAFETY ON UAE ‘MEGA’ PROJECTS

Posted on 25th August 2009
Guide to achieving good H&S management on large UAE projects

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WORKING WELL TOGETHER EVENT

Posted on 25th August 2009
Help for smaller builders in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

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EXPLOSION CLAIMS AT LEAST TWELVE LIVES

Posted on 24th August 2009
Massive hydro electric station explosion in Russia

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MESOTHELIOMA MORTALITY RATE INCREASES

Posted on 24th August 2009
Model predicts mesothelioma mortality to increase to 2016

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WORK AT HEIGHT CONFERENCE

Posted on 24th August 2009
Construction industry conference examines work at height issues

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SAFETY NET CLOSES ON ROGUE SCAFFOLDERS

Posted on 24th August 2009
Major property group announces NASC member only policy

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TOP CUTTING MACHINE SAFETY ALERT

Posted on 24th August 2009
Fatality prompts HSE to issue warning on use of safety devices

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JUST A BIT OF FUN

Posted on 13th August 2009
Huge excavator, vast volume of water and a predictable outcome?

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS JUN 2009

Posted on 12th August 2009
Monthly reports of construction sector fatal injuries June 2009

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HSE RESEARCH ON COMPETENCY ISSUES

Posted on 7th August 2009
Research published by HSE on two aspects of competency

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NEW YORK FAKE COMPETENCY CARDS

Posted on 7th August 2009
Construction competence scheme undermined by bogus certificates

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DRIVERS WARNED OVER ROADWORKS ABUSE

Posted on 7th August 2009
Highways Agency (HA) and Police crack down on reckless drivers

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BOGUS SELF-EMPLOYMENT AND HEALTH & SAFETY

Posted on 4th August 2009
Government consults on proposed new ‘self-employment’ rules 

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