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    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 12th MARCH 2014

    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 30/12/2013 – 05/01/2014 were added to the HSE register on 12th March 2014.

    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 Prosecution Register shows Nil breaches by Nil defendants prosecuted by HSE Construction Groups added to the Register. 

    This period covers the festive season 

     
    Enforcement notices issued

    There were 8 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.

    Latest Construction Health and Safety News

    PANEL STRUCK WORKMAN DURING LIFTING OPERATION

    Third party contractor falls victim of poor lift planning

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    Posted on 21st May 2018

    DIRECTOR LED HAZARDOUS WORK AT HEIGHT

    Three occasions when work lacked suitable and sufficient precautions

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    Posted on 21st May 2018

    RISK ASSESSED BUT CONTROLS FOUND WANTING

    Joiner fell through unprotected opening on roof of new building

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    Posted on 21st May 2018

    RIBA CRITICAL OF HACKITT REVIEW FINAL REPORT

    High rise residential review dismissed as “major missed opportunity”

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    Posted on 21st May 2018

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 16th MAY 2018

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices register latest version

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    Posted on 16th May 2018

    CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DEATHS: THE ‘BIG THREE’

    HSE in-year fatalities for 2017/18 may indicate upward trend

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    Posted on 16th May 2018

    SCAFFOLDING SITE ACCIDENTS AT RECORD LOW

    NASC Annual Report reveals all time low in 2017 incidents

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    Posted on 14th May 2018

    DUMPER TRUCK HAND-BRAKE NOT MAINTAINED

    Workman injured when pinned against stack of concrete blocks

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    Posted on 14th May 2018

    SPARE POWER INTERLOCK KEY CAUSED DEATH

    Dangerous machinery safety precautions defeated for maintenance tasks

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    Posted on 10th May 2018

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 9th MAY 2018

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices register latest version

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    Posted on 9th May 2018

    COLLAPSED CAR PARK WAS UNDER REPAIR

    Rusted steel supports triggered collapse of fascia and floor

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    Posted on 8th May 2018

    DUMPER OVERTURN CAUSED FATAL INJURIES

    Precautions during spoil heap creation were inadequate

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    Posted on 8th May 2018

    HARDWOOD DUST CONTROL NOT MAINTAINED

    Manufacturer failed to examine and test local extraction system

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    Posted on 8th May 2018

    SCAFFOLD CONTRACTOR OVERLOOKED MAJOR HAZARD

    Well-known risk unidentified during scaffold erection project

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    Posted on 8th May 2018

    THREE FIRMS FINED £1/2M FOR FRAGILE RISK FAILURES

    Fall through rooflight hazard poorly planned and managed

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    Posted on 2nd May 2018

    CONTRACTORS IGNORED ASBESTOS RISK

    Asbestos pipe lagging worked on without licence and proper precautions

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    Posted on 2nd May 2018

    HSE ENFORCEMENT UPDATE 2nd MAY 2018

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices update and analysis

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    Posted on 2nd May 2018

    SOFT LANDING BAGS TRIGGERED A FALL!

    Fall arrest bag thrown from scaffold took workman with bag

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    Posted on 1st May 2018

    FAILURE TO NOTIFY HSE PREVENTED INVESTIGATION

    Regulator prosecutes over RIDDOR non-compliance

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    Posted on 1st May 2018

    CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR TOGETHER IN COURT

    Fragile roof fall exposes client failure to manage project

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    Posted on 1st May 2018

    UNTRAINED DUMPER DRIVER SURVIVES OVERTURN

    Inadequate barriers plus lack of operator and manager training

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    Posted on 1st May 2018

    PROJECT CLIENT PROSECUTED UNDER CDM 2015

    Building demolished without suitable precautions to prevent danger

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    Posted on 1st May 2018

    LORRY RUNAWAY CLAIMED LIFE OF DRIVER

    Workman died after being drawn under trailer

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    Posted on 25th April 2018

    PETROL VAPOUR DANGER LEFT UNCONTROLLED

    Workman suffered severe burns during refuelling equipment

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    Posted on 25th April 2018

    HSE ENFORCEMENT UPDATE 25th APRIL 2018

    hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices update and analysis

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    Posted on 25th April 2018
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