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HSE ENFORCEMENT DATABASE UPDATE 17th APRIL 2019

Posted on 17th April 2019
hselogo1Latest online register of prosecutions and enforcement notices

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TWO BRICKLAYERS INJURED IN FLOOR COLLAPSE

Posted on 16th April 2019
Joist hangers incorrectly installed and floor overloaded with blocks

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FIRM FINED £150K AFTER BOY FELL FROM SCAFFOLD

Posted on 16th April 2019
Ladder guard failed to prevent 12-year old accessing scaffolding

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SAFETYCAM VEHICLE TRAPS ERRANT DRIVERS

Posted on 16th April 2019
Safer Highways reports on new approaches to roadworks health and safety

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NEW PRE-QUAL SYSTEM LAUNCHED BY MAJOR PLAYERS

Posted on 16th April 2019
Build UK and CECA publish common PQ assessment standard

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REPORT CONFIRMS RISING COST OF OFFENDING

Posted on 16th April 2019
Considerable increases in fines imposed on larger organisations

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CONCRETE BLOCK MAKER FAILED TO GUARD MACHINE

Posted on 9th April 2019
Effective safety precautions absent for a number of years

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HOTEL REFURBISHMENT DISTURBED ASBESTOS

Posted on 1st April 2019
Firm failed to act on well-founded asbestos concerns expressed by employee

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CABLE HIT CAUSED BY LACK OF PLANS AND DETECTION

Posted on 1st April 2019
Excavation for sign erection struck live electrical cable

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HSE AND THE ‘SECRETS’ OF RISK ASSESSMENT

Posted on 1st April 2019
hselogo1Regulator advice on successful risk assessment comes at a price

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WORKMAN FELL INTO CAR PARK VENTILATION SHAFT

Posted on 1st April 2019
Protective grill unsecured and gave way under movement of workman

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BUILDER GIVEN PRISON TERM OVER WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 1st April 2019
Unsafe working platforms and lack of silica dust control punished severely

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HSE WARNING ON SAFE DEMO AND REFURBISHMENT

Posted on 1st April 2019
TV programme prompts stability guidance for demo & refurb project teams

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VIBRATION RISK UNCONTROLLED FOR TEN YEARS

Posted on 26th March 2019
Company workers used sanders and air-fed cutting equipment

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BUILDING OCCUPIER FINED £1.8M OVER ROOF FALL

Posted on 26th March 2019
Two workmen fell 4m through rooflight during leak investigation

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CONSTRUCTION SITE DEATHS SET TO FALL?

Posted on 22nd March 2019
HSE in-year fatality records for 2018/19 suggest significant reduction

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BRICKLAYER FATALLY INJURED BY FALLING WALL

Posted on 18th March 2019
Masonry collapsed during concrete back filling operation

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BASIC LADDER SAFETY FAILURES FINED £150,000

Posted on 18th March 2019
Repair and maintenance firm had no excuse for errors causing injury

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HSE ISSUES REMINDER ON SAFE SCAFFOLD DESIGN

Posted on 12th March 2019
Recent incidents and high winds prompt warning from regulator

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LORRY DRIVER DIED IN OVERHEAD POWER STRIKE

Posted on 12th March 2019
Major company failed to communicate precautions to grab arm operator

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