Archive for July 2013

M25 MEWP FATALITY: MANUFACTURER SAFETY NOTICE

Posted on 31st July 2013
Genie safety notice issued on model involved in recent incident

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FATALITY: BUILDER DIES IN HOUSE REFURB FIRE

Posted on 30th July 2013
Firefighters believe the blaze was started by a cigarette

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MAJOR QUARRY FIRM FINED OVER EXPLOSION ERRORS

Posted on 30th July 2013
Blast sent rock flying 200 metres onto public road and damaged cars

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ORR WARNS AGAINST COMPLACENCY ON TRACK SAFETY

Posted on 30th July 2013
Improvements in worker safety and infrastructure management needed

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY ISSUES LATEST NEWS LETTER

Posted on 30th July 2013
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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M25 TELEHANDLER FATALITY INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Posted on 30th July 2013
HSE look for clues in information on an incident in Australia

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FORS ROUTE USED TO REDUCE CYCLIST HGV RISK

Posted on 30th July 2013
Major player commits suppliers to Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)

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JUST A BIT OF FUN

Posted on 30th July 2013
New environmentally friendly piling technique revealed

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‘NEXT GENERATION’ SYSTEM SCAFFOLDING LAUNCHED

Posted on 30th July 2013
Major access and scaffolding specialist adds to product range   

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RIDDOR 2013 GUIDE TO REPORTING PUBLISHED

Posted on 10th July 2013
Regulations designed to “clarify and simplify” injury etc reporting to regulator

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REVISED CDM REGULATIONS DELAYED UNTIL 2014

Posted on 8th July 2013
Consultation in late summer 2013 with new regulations in October 2014

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FATALITY: LIFT TRUCK INCIDENT

Posted on 8th July 2013
Man dies after incident involving lift truck on homes project

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VIEWS SOUGHT ON REVISED ASBESTOS CODE

Posted on 8th July 2013
Consultation on draft revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) starts

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HSE SAFETY MANAGEMENT MODEL NOW ONLINE

Posted on 8th July 2013
Successful health and safety management guide (HSG65) is changing

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NEW BASEMENT GUIDE TO LAUNCH AT CONFERENCE

Posted on 8th July 2013
ASUCplus basement guidance designed to raise standards on safety

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MAJORS SET MEWP COMPETENCE CARD DEADLINE

Posted on 4th July 2013
UKCG projects set to require training plus competence certification

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DEATH TOLL AND RATE FALL

Posted on 3rd July 2013
Fatality figures for construction fall by almost 20% over 2012/13

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HSE ISSUE SIMPLE GUIDE TO SELECTION & USE OF RPE

Posted on 2nd July 2013
Step-by-step straightforward and practical approach to RPE 

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NEW CPA SHORING GUIDANCE BACKED BY HSE

Posted on 1st July 2013
Essential for planning, management, design and supervision of excavations

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HSE GUIDE CALLS FOR IMPROVED DUST RISK CONTROL

Posted on 1st July 2013
Construction project work riddled with high risk dust laden tasks

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