Archive for July 2011

NEW CHARGES PROPOSED FOR CDM 2007 NON-COMPLIANCE

Posted on 24th July 2011
HSE cost recovery plans set to change the construction safety landscape

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FATALITY: TELEHANDLER DEATH ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 21st July 2011
Driver dies as telehandler overturns on major retail and residential development  

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SAFETY NET FALL ARREST SYSTEM SAVES TWO LIVES

Posted on 17th July 2011
Freak just of wind put fall arrest and rescue plan to the ultimate test

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FATALITY: TELEHANDLER CONTACT WITH OVERHEAD CABLE

Posted on 17th July 2011
Incident in Australia highlights electrocution risk to MEWP users

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FATALITY: FALL FROM SCAFFOLD ON DOMESTIC PROJECT

Posted on 14th July 2011
Workman dies in hospital after fall during external painting works

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DEBATE ON DESIGNER ROLE IN CONSTRUCTION SAFETY

Posted on 13th July 2011
Access Industry Forum (AIF) publish designer conference debate online

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ACTION TO END COMPETENCE CARD SHORTCOMINGS

Posted on 12th July 2011
Industry and HSE consider competence Card Registration Authority

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FATALITY: INQUEST OPENS INTO SITE DEATH

Posted on 12th July 2011
Young construction worker died from traumatic brain injuries

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REVIEW OF CDM REGULATIONS RESEARCH FINDINGS

Posted on 10th July 2011
Positive results for CDM 2007 despite bureaucracy, complexity and ambiguity

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FATALITY: SHOPFITTER STRUCK BY FALLING DEBRIS

Posted on 8th July 2011
Workman dies from severe head injuries on shopping centre refit project

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DUTCH FOOTBALL STADIUM COLLAPSE RESCUE UNDERWAY

Posted on 7th July 2011
Roof collapse probably related to construction work at the stadium

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MAJOR CLIENT REPORTS REDUCTION IN PROJECT ACCIDENTS

Posted on 6th July 2011
Effective supply chain management secures compliance and reduced harm  

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR FATALITIES MAY 2011

Posted on 6th July 2011
Latest release of HSE records of fatal injury reports for construction projects 

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SCAFFOLD FATALITY ON IOW PROMPTS HSE INITIATIVE

Posted on 5th July 2011
Building workers and scaffolders urged to attend a free half-day safety events

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROVISION FOR SMALLER FIRMS

Posted on 5th July 2011
Article explores why SMEs should invest in occupational health services

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MEDICAL FITNESS FOR OPERATING CONSTRUCTION PLANT

Posted on 4th July 2011
Industry Plant Safety Group issues fitness to work consultation document

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PROTECTION AGAINST THE EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE

Posted on 4th July 2011
HSE website highlights need for awareness of hazards, risk and precautions

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‘BIG SOCIETY’ SOLUTION TO CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PROBLEM

Posted on 1st July 2011
HSE Construction Chief challenges major players to do more for the minors

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