Archive for January 2014

‘UNSAFE’ CONSTRUCTION LORRIES FACE LONDON BAN

Posted on 31st January 2014
Mayor links with Councils to impose “simple and comprehensive” ban

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WORK AT HEIGHT GUIDANCE GETS MAKE-OVER

Posted on 29th January 2014
Government claims work at height guidance success

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FATALITY: ONE MAN DIES AND SECOND CRITICAL

Posted on 24th January 2014
Workmen fall through roof in two incidents on same site only hours apart

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LADDER ASSOCIATION ‘IDIOTS’ COMPETITION WINNER

Posted on 23rd January 2014
http://gallery.mailchimp.com/6ec39ba95ce261d16ad0e8544/images/2013IdiotWinnerSmall.jpgWorkers on Church project have faith in novel ladder combination

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HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW POSTER DEADLINE REMINDER

Posted on 23rd January 2014
hselogo1HSE remind businesses to display new version by April 2014

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GUIDANCE ON RISK IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Posted on 22nd January 2014
collapsecarparkInstitution of Structural Engineers publish decision making framework

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RECORD RISE IN TRAINING ON ACCESS EQUIPMENT USE

Posted on 22nd January 2014
http://gallery.mailchimp.com/6ec39ba95ce261d16ad0e8544/images/3T_2_small.jpg?utm_source=Non+Feature+Media+Contacts+TW&utm_campaign=7f1079f031-Attention_PASMA_Training_Centres_8_2_2012&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9bcaafa1d5-7f1079f031-99893497PASMA 10% rise in demand highlights commitment to training

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY ISSUES LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 22nd January 2014
SCOSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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INADVERTENT OPERATION OF EXCAVATOR CONTROLS

Posted on 21st January 2014
Manufacturers may be under-utilising expertise to address IOOC risks

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HSE BOSS INTERVIEWED ON HEALTH RISKS AND CDM

Posted on 20th January 2014
hselogo1Chief Inspector highlights impending health risk ‘blitz’ and CDM changes

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GOVERNMENT PRESS FOR ‘MORE COMMERCIAL’ HSE

Posted on 14th January 2014
dwplogo1Minister calls for HSE to grow non-public funding still further

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HSE FEE FOR INTERVENTION COMES UNDER ATTACK

Posted on 10th January 2014
Government review urges HSE to reconsider Fee for Intervention

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REASONABLE PRACTICABILITY AND PROPORTIONALITY

Posted on 10th January 2014
Is there a dichotomy between ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ approaches to safety?

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FATALITY: MYSTERY DEATH ON MIXED DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 10th January 2014
Police and HSE investigate circumstances of first death in 2014

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SCAFFOLDING BODY ‘WINS’ COMPETENCE DEBATE

Posted on 7th January 2014
scaffoldingharness‘Qualified’ set to replace ‘Competent’ in future work at height rules

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES OCTOBER 2013

Posted on 6th January 2014
Latest HSE fatality records reveal five deaths during October 2013

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