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HSE KEY ACTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS LEADERS

New HSE online management guidance establishes ‘refreshed’ baseline  

HSE has launched new online guidance to help “make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety”.

The online Managing for health and safety webpages replace the publication Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) and are designed to “refresh and enhancing the existing content”.

HSE intend to publish a hard copy/free pdf version of HSG65 later in 2013. Meanwhile, the online guidance identifies key actions for leaders and managers. 

However, navigation of the web pages can be slow and time consuming. For speed and simplicity we have therefore set out the Key Actions for Leaders in a 3-page document providing a convenient reminder and checklist for business leaders.

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Posted on 19th July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 19th JULY 2017

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Posted on 19th July 2017

STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

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Posted on 18th July 2017

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Posted on 18th July 2017

PREVENTION PLANNING REQUIRED FOR FRAGILE RISK

Fall arrest safety netting not used to mitigate fall consequences

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Posted on 17th July 2017

MANAGEMENT OF FORMWORK NOT UP TO THE MARK

Erector fell 3m after access scaffold board failed under load

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Posted on 17th July 2017

VIBRATION UNCONTROLLED & WORKERS UNINFORMED

Engineering firm fined £120,000 over hand-arm vibration risk

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Posted on 14th July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 12th JULY 2017

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Posted on 12th July 2017

SCAFFOLDER WAS UNTRAINED AND UNSUPERVISED

Contractor and director failed to train injured workman to CISRC scheme

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Posted on 10th July 2017

WORKPLACE MANSLAUGHTER OUTCOMES SET TO RISE

Guidelines target gross negligence with serious disregard and cost-cutting

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Posted on 7th July 2017

WORKMAN BURNT CLEANING WITH FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

Flammable substance and unprotected electrical equipment trigger flash fire

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Posted on 7th July 2017

PUWER FAILINGS AND INJURY END IN £1,900,000 FINE

Massive fine after workman suffers friction burns caused by conveyor

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Posted on 7th July 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 5th JULY 2017

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Posted on 7th July 2017

HSE REPORTS CONSTRUCTION DEATHS AT RECORD LOW

hselogo1Fatalities decline whilst asbestos related mesothelioma deaths rise

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Posted on 5th July 2017

CURSORY AND NEGLIGENT ASSESSMENT BY DIRECTOR

Building firm owner jailed after workman died in trench collapse

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Posted on 3rd July 2017

UPDATE – DIRECTOR AND EXCAVATOR OPERATOR JAILED

Excavation collapse dangers ignored by director and digger operator

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Posted on 3rd July 2017

HSE SAFETY ALERT: TRACK TENSIONING INCIDENT

hselogo1Workman died from hydraulic injection injury whilst tensioning track

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Posted on 30th June 2017

OXYGEN PIPE EXPLOSION CAUSED SEVERE BURNS

Components used containing materials unsuitable for use with oxygen

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Posted on 30th June 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 28th JUNE 2017

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Posted on 28th June 2017

ROOF FALL CAUSES LIFE CHANGING INJURIES

Inadequate planning and absence of necessary equipment caused fall

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Posted on 25th June 2017

LIFT PLANNING AND CONTROL FOUND WANTING

Female building worker struck by scaffold fittings tipped from stillage

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Posted on 25th June 2017

FATALITY: CRANE COLLAPSE ON HOMES PROJECT

Two workmen die in crane collapse in Crewe

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Posted on 23rd June 2017

BUILD UK EXPLAINS PROJECT H&S TRAINING STANDARD

UK contractors clarify skill cards needed on CDM 2015 projects

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Posted on 21st June 2017

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 21 JUNE 2017

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Posted on 21st June 2017

CIVILS FIRMS PAYS PRICE OVER PUBLIC DANGER

Fencing wire struck member of public relaxing in own garden

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Posted on 20th June 2017
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