Archive for September 2012

TIPS ON MINIMISING RISK FROM NEW HSE CHARGING REGIME

Posted on 27th September 2012
Fee for intervention (FFI) scheme only days away from commencement

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STAMFORD BRIDGE HOSTS ‘BIG’ SAFETY EVENT FOR SMALL FIRMS

Posted on 24th September 2012
Temporary works and fire on the agenda at Chelsea WWT free event

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HSE PUBLISH PROPOSALS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED EXEMPTION

Posted on 21st September 2012
Regulator prefers approach which avoids ‘pitfalls’ of exempting construction 

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HSE MAKE TRAINING MATERIALS FREELY AVAILABLE

Posted on 20th September 2012
‘Do your bit’ training initiative materials now available free online

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REVISED PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENT CONSULTATION

Posted on 20th September 2012
BSI issue draft construction pre-qualification document PAS 91

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INQUESTS: FIRST CHIEF CORONER APPOINTED

Posted on 20th September 2012
Government resists calls for new inquest decision appeal rights

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TOO MANY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BELOW PAR IN NW TEST

Posted on 14th September 2012
One in five construction sites visited by inspectors fail safety checks

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ESCAPE GOVT ‘BAN’ ON INSPECTIONS

Posted on 10th September 2012
Government exempt hundreds of thousands of workplaces from safety checks

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EXCAVATOR OPERATOR PROVES TO BE NO ‘STICK IN THE MUD’

Posted on 9th September 2012
Video reveals the perils of taking a short cut on construction projects!

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FATALITY: FALL THROUGH INDUSTRIAL ROOF

Posted on 9th September 2012
Son of roofing company owner falls through roof in Milton Keynes

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ROOFING FEDERATION TAKE ACTION ON SILICA DUST

Posted on 6th September 2012
NFRC spell out methods of roof tile cutting to protect against silica dust

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ADVICE ON HOOPED LADDER RISK ASSESSMENTS

Posted on 6th September 2012
Specialist provides briefing note on use of personal fall-arrest systems

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HSE FLOOR SELECTION ‘TOOL’ FOR CDM 2007 DESIGNERS

Posted on 5th September 2012
Online ‘tool’ designed to help identify appropriate flooring in workplaces

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES JULY 2012

Posted on 5th September 2012
Latest HSE monthly fatality records reveal five deaths during July 2012 

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SMALLER SITES COME UNDER HSE PRESSURE TO IMPROVE

Posted on 5th September 2012
Safety checks start on external repair projects in Yorks and NE areas

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