Archive for February 2013

EARLY FEEDBACK ON HSE REFURBISHMENT CLAMPDOWN

Posted on 28th February 2013
One in six Merseyside firms fail to meet minimum legal standards

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SELECT COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER ASBESTOS IN SCHOOLS

Posted on 26th February 2013
Enquiry to examine management systems and regulatory approach

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HEALTH AND SAFETY REVIEW: PROGRESS ONE YEAR ON

Posted on 26th February 2013
HSE commended on progress with Löfstedt recommendations

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WARNINGS ISSUED ON FAKE HEAD PROTECTION

Posted on 19th February 2013
UCATT and British Safety Industry Federation both raise alerts

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ASSISTANCE TO DESIGNERS FROM WORK AT HEIGHT BODY

Posted on 19th February 2013
Helpline offers work at height assistance to architects and other designers

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INQUEST: DEMO WORKER FELL WITH LIFT PLATFORM

Posted on 19th February 2013
Second worker survived after harness caught in lift chains

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HSE START CRACKDOWN ON REFURB AND REPAIR PROJECTS

Posted on 18th February 2013
Inspection charging regime will hit those failing to manage projects 

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FIT OUT FIRMS FEAR OF FEE FOR INTERVENTION

Posted on 14th February 2013
Specialist contractors ‘lack firepower’ to challenge inspectors FFI rulings

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INQUEST: BUILDERS PANICKED AND ‘DUMPED’ BODY

Posted on 14th February 2013
Coroner hears how alcohol triggered ladder fall fatality  

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FATALITY: HIGHWAY WORKERS INVOLVED IN COLLISION

Posted on 7th February 2013
Road repairs team struck by van on dual carriageway

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HSE CONSTRUCTION DUST ‘COORDINATORS’ ON THE ROAD

Posted on 5th February 2013
WWT free events host HSE speakers on dust and RPE face fitting

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 4th February 2013
Driver leapt to safety as crane overturned into canal

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FATALITY: WALL COLLAPSE

Posted on 4th February 2013
Workman loses life on Hertfordshire St Albans building project

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CONSTRUCTION UNDER SPOTLIGHT OVER CYCLIST DEATHS

Posted on 4th February 2013
Report calls for action by HSE and construction sector under CDM 2007

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