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    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 4th SEPTEMBER 2013

    Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

    The latest records of enforcement notices issued and prosecutions taken by HSE Construction Division groups during the period 17/06/2013 – 23/06/2013 were added to the HSE register on 4th September 2013.

    HSE has also published details of their Construction Sector Priorities for 2013/14 which outlines subjects etc. which are the current focus of attention for HSE Inspectors.

     
    Prosecutions concluded

    The HSE Prosecutions Register shows 4 breaches by 3 defendants prosecuted by HSE Construction Groups added to the Register. Click on links below for further details. 

     
    Enforcement notices issued

    There were 53 construction sector enforcement notices added to Notices Register.

    The majority of notices issued concern work at height, welfare, good order, silica dust, and asbestos.

    An increasing number of notices concern wider CDM issues including: competence; site management, client compliance and a focus on smaller projects.

     
    Comment

    The above links enable you to review HSE construction sector prosecutions and enforcement notices as soon as they are added to the  Register.

    This information provides an insight into HSE priorities and gives contractors, clients, designers and coordinators information on current or potential supply chain partners.

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    Posted on 28th March 2017
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