Archive for August 2013

FREE TRAINING ON POWER LINES AND RAIL CROSSINGS

Posted on 30th August 2013
ORR demonstration training facility hosts free training day

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE ON GLASGOW PROJECT

Posted on 28th August 2013
Workman injured during incident involving underground supply

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OSHA SEEKS TOUGHER STANDARD ON RCS RISK

Posted on 27th August 2013
US regulator new respirable crystalline silica standard for construction

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HSE GUIDANCE ON SAFE WORKING WITH ELECTRICITY

Posted on 27th August 2013
Revised standard on management action required to reduce electrical risks

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HSE NATIONAL SITE SAFETY ‘CLAMPDOWN’ IMMINIENT

Posted on 22nd August 2013
Construction Operations Chief to reveal details during live ‘Twitter-chat’

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INCIDENTS: TWO MOBILES COLLAPSE IN ONE WEEK

Posted on 21st August 2013
Mobile cranes topple in both Putney and Royal Tunbridge Wells

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HSE KEY ACTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS LEADERS

Posted on 20th August 2013
New HSE online management guidance establishes ‘refreshed’ baseline  

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INCIDENT: TWO INJURED IN GAS PIPE STRIKE

Posted on 20th August 2013
Work by contractor on redundant gas pipe ignited ‘residual gas’

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FATALITY: TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT WORKER

Posted on 16th August 2013
Collision with car whilst working on TM on ‘A’ road

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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON CONSTRUCTION HEALTH ISSUES

Posted on 15th August 2013
Government call on industry leaders to ‘pledge’ action on health 

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STANDARD FOR LOW LEVEL PLATFORMS PUBLISHED

Posted on 14th August 2013
Trade body launches PAS 250 minimum standard for access products

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: UPDATE

Posted on 14th August 2013
HSE consultation on CDM 2014 revision

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WORKING SAFELY AT HEIGHT ON DOMESTIC PROJECTS

Posted on 12th August 2013
Research highlights role of product innovation and training

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FREE HSE LED EVENT ON CONSTRUCTION DUST

Posted on 12th August 2013
HSE pressure on ‘construction dust’ assessment and control mounts

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES APRIL 2013 – JUNE 2013

Posted on 7th August 2013
Latest HSE fatality records reveal four deaths in three months

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FATALITY: ELECTROCUTION ON SCHOOL PROJECT

Posted on 7th August 2013
Workman died during asbestos removal works at closed school

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NEW CDM REGULATIONS: CLIENTS AND COORDINATORS

Posted on 6th August 2013
What might new EU Directive ‘Copy Out’ regulations look like?

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FREE WWT TRAINING EVENT ON TW AND BEHAVIOUR

Posted on 6th August 2013
Working Well Together London and Southeast Group event

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RECOGNITION SYSTEM MAY REDUCE CYCLIST DEATH TOLL

Posted on 6th August 2013
Major highways provider tests detection system on construction HGVs

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE DURING HOARDING ERECTION

Posted on 3rd August 2013
Two workman in specialist burns unit following 11,000 volt incident

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HSE LAUNCH NEW ‘OPINION’ ADVISORY SERVICE

Posted on 3rd August 2013
Regulator provides advice on what to do on a given H&S matter

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