Archive for August 2012

HSE PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT TEMPLATES

Posted on 31st August 2012
Guidance for SMEs on construction sector risk assessments now online

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UPDATE ON HSE REGULATION OF CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Posted on 31st August 2012
Health risks are a priority and inspection charging (FFI) will present a ‘challenge’

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LEADER NOW ON HSE BOARD

Posted on 17th August 2012
ODA construction director appointed as non-exec on HSE governing body 

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HSE ROOFWORK GUIDE HIGHLIGHTS CLIENT KEY ROLE

Posted on 17th August 2012
Revised code spells out ‘hierarchy’ of controls for fragile materials risk

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FATALITY: TOWER SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 15th August 2012
Mobile tower overturned during work on domestic property

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FATALITY: ROAD ROLLER CRUSHING

Posted on 15th August 2012
Workman crushed after falling into path of moving road rolling vehicle 

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER MEWP OVERTURN

Posted on 10th August 2012
Man severely injured after cherry picker topples on utilities project

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BRITISH STANDARDS: CODE UPDATES ON WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 8th August 2012
Specialist provider highlights revisions to fall protection equipment standards

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WEST MIDLANDS UNDER HSE CONSTRUCTION SPOTLIGHT

Posted on 8th August 2012
Safety drive in progress to reduce small site scaffold deaths and injuries

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WORK AT HEIGHT OLYMPICS 2012: SIX GOLD MEDALISTS

Posted on 8th August 2012
Images from around the world reveal risk v reward in ladder gymnastics

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES JUNE 2012

Posted on 5th August 2012
Latest HSE monthly records reveal two deaths during June 2012 

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SELF-EMPLOYED TO BE EXEMPT FROM SAFETY LAWS

Posted on 3rd August 2012
No change as construction set to be exempt from self-employed exemption!

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REPORTING PUBLIC INJURY & WORK RELATED DISEASE TO END

Posted on 3rd August 2012
Government simplification policy impacts on injury etc. reporting rules

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SAFETY IS MORE THAN ‘CALCULATING NUMBERS’ SAYS HSE BOSS

Posted on 1st August 2012
Quantitative assessment not the determinant of what is ‘reasonably practicable’

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