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HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 13th JUNE 2018

Posted on 13th June 2018
hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices register latest version

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DIRECTOR FAILED COMPLY WITH HSE PROHIBITION

Posted on 11th June 2018
Precautions not taken to prevent excavation collapse and falling

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SCAFFOLD NOT TO INDUSTRY STANDARD OR DESIGN

Posted on 7th June 2018
Specialist and contractor in court over unsafe work at height

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ROAD WORKER RUN OVER BY ROAD ROLLER

Posted on 5th June 2018
Reversing alarm not working and warning light not fitted

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CLIENT AND SURVEYOR FINED OVER ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 5th June 2018
Refurbishment and demolition asbestos survey proved inadequate

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FATALITY: ROAD WORKER DRAGGED ALONG ROAD

Posted on 3rd June 2018
Night shift worker loses life when struck by road sweeping vehicle

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CDM PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS AVOID HSE ENFORCEMENT

Posted on 3rd June 2018
Regulator enforcement database reveals few notices involve CDM PDs

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PROPERTY MANAGERS FINED WITH CONTRACTOR

Posted on 29th May 2018
Defendants failed to check for asbestos during soffit replacement works

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EXCAVATION CAUSED RETAINING WALL COLLAPSE

Posted on 29th May 2018
Precautions not taken to secure stability of free-standing wall

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OVERHEAD CABLE STRIKE FIRM FINED £500,000+

Posted on 29th May 2018
Inadequate system caused risk of harm despite lack of worker injury

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CDM 2015 PRINCIPAL DESIGNER FINED OVER FIRE RISK

Posted on 23rd May 2018
PD and PC failed to comply with CDM 2015 responsibilities

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SENTENCING GUIDELINES UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Posted on 23rd May 2018
Lawyer argues guidelines undermine reduction in ‘regulatory burden’

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PANEL STRUCK WORKMAN DURING LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 21st May 2018
Third party contractor falls victim of poor lift planning

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DIRECTOR LED HAZARDOUS WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 21st May 2018
Three occasions when work lacked suitable and sufficient precautions

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RISK ASSESSED BUT CONTROLS FOUND WANTING

Posted on 21st May 2018
Joiner fell through unprotected opening on roof of new building

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RIBA CRITICAL OF HACKITT REVIEW FINAL REPORT

Posted on 21st May 2018
High rise residential review dismissed as “major missed opportunity”

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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DEATHS: THE ‘BIG THREE’

Posted on 16th May 2018
HSE in-year fatalities for 2017/18 may indicate upward trend

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SCAFFOLDING SITE ACCIDENTS AT RECORD LOW

Posted on 14th May 2018
NASC Annual Report reveals all time low in 2017 incidents

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DUMPER TRUCK HAND-BRAKE NOT MAINTAINED

Posted on 14th May 2018
Workman injured when pinned against stack of concrete blocks

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SPARE POWER INTERLOCK KEY CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 10th May 2018
Dangerous machinery safety precautions defeated for maintenance tasks

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