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REVERSING EXCAVATOR CRUSHED WORKMAN

Posted on 21st September 2017
Lack of management system to segregate pedestrians and vehicles

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CLIENT FINED £2.5 MILLION AFTER CONTRACTOR DEATH

Posted on 21st September 2017
Fatal fall through roof leaves client responsible for massive fine

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HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 20th SEPT 2017

Posted on 20th September 2017
hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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NEW EDGE PROTECTION INSTALLATION TRAINING

Posted on 18th September 2017
Trade body launches CSCS backed edge protection installer qualification

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GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR ACTION ON ILL-HEALTH

Posted on 18th September 2017
Business leaders accept charge of inaction on work-related ill-health

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FIRM FAILED TO ENFORCE FORK LIFT SEAT BELT USE

Posted on 18th September 2017
Operator suffered fatal crush injuries after FLT overturned

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DIRECTOR AND FOREMAN JAILED OVER FATAL FALL

Posted on 18th September 2017
Failure to act on HSE advice ended in gross negligence manslaughter

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PRISON SENTENCE FOR ROOFING CONTRACTOR

Posted on 14th September 2017
Council H&S officers reported dangerous roof work to HSE

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HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 14th SEPT 2017

Posted on 14th September 2017
hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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LADDER STANDARDS MOVE UP A RUNG OR TWO

Posted on 12th September 2017
Ladder Association guide to fundamental changes in ladder standard

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SILICA (RCS) DUST LIMIT – THE ONLY WAY IS DOWN?

Posted on 12th September 2017
US regulator cuts RCS exposure standard to half UK limit

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SAFE2TORCH – REDUCING FLAT ROOF FIRE RISK

Posted on 8th September 2017
Industry body seeks to reduce ‘torch’ triggered fires at design stage

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FIRM AND DIRECTOR SENTENCED OVER GAS RISK

Posted on 7th September 2017
Poorly planned extension prevented effective gas venting

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£1 MILLION CLIENT FINE FOLLOWS FATAL FALL

Posted on 7th September 2017
Electrician died after fall from step ladder provided by client

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HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 6th SEPT 2017

Posted on 7th September 2017
hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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HAVS HEALTH CHECK PROMPTS HSE PROSECUTION

Posted on 7th September 2017
Assessment of vibration exposure and control measures found wanting

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HSE LUNG DISEASE SUMMIT TARGETS SILICA DUST (RCS)

Posted on 1st September 2017
Regulator starts major initiative on lung disease in construction

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HSE COST RECOVERY NOW “FULLY INDEPENDENT”

Posted on 1st September 2017
hselogo1New Fee for Intervention disputes procedure now in place

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CLIENT FINED AS CDM 2015 PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR

Posted on 30th August 2017
Failure by client to appoint attracts PC duties by default

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JOINER PARALYSED AFTER FALL THROUGH JOISTS

Posted on 30th August 2017
Fall prevention and risk minimisation measures not taken

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