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CONSTRUCTION H&S RELATED PRODUCTS AND SYSTEMS

Posted on 12th October 2016
Managing trailing cables to prevent same level trips and falls

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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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CUT-OFF SAW INJURY COSTS COUNCIL £500,000 FINE

Posted on 8th July 2016
London council road worker suffered serious injury cutting trees

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FLIP OVER SAW LACKED GUARD AND RIVING KNIFE

Posted on 30th June 2015
Young carpenter loses finger on unsafe work equipment

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NEW HSE GUIDANCE ON POWERED GATES, DOORS ETC.

Posted on 4th June 2015
hselogo1Fatalities trigger new HSE guidance for designers, installers and users

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WORKMAN LOSES ARM IN ROAD SURFACING PLANT

Posted on 27th March 2015
RAMs did not reflect the reality of risk controls in place

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CONVEYOR COLLAPSE DURING INSTALLATION WORKS

Posted on 13th March 2015
Principal contractor site coordination failed to protect workman

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FIRM FINED £10k OVER IGNORED PROHIBITION NOTICE

Posted on 8th December 2014
Guards not fitted to woodworking machines despite HSE instruction

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LIFTING BEAM KEY INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED

Posted on 4th December 2014
Work equipment misused in absence of supplier guidance

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WORK EQUIPMENT CODE AND GUIDE UPDATED

Posted on 3rd December 2014
PUWER guidance material on compliance now published

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UNSUITABLE PILE CROPPER LED TO SERIOUS INJURY

Posted on 11th November 2014
Hire company warned contractor more powerful equipment needed

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: HYDRAULIC INJECTION INJURY

Posted on 25th September 2014
hselogo1Fitter died whilst tensioning the track of a piling rig

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REGULATOR PROSECUTED OVER UNGUARDED MACHINE

Posted on 25th September 2014
Managers unaware of dangerous practice over protracted period

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ANGLE GRINDER SLICED THROUGH LEG OF WORKMAN

Posted on 3rd January 2014
anglegrinderProsecution follows use of unguarded grinder in untrained hands

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LIVE ELECTRICAL TESTING PROVES DISASTROUS

Posted on 25th November 2013
Electrician suffers burns after preventable arc flashover

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN INJURED BY TUNNEL MACHINERY

Posted on 29th January 2013
Serious head injury after crushing on London tunnel project

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IN SITU MANUFACTURE OR ASSEMBLY OF PLANT & EQUIPMENT

Posted on 30th May 2012
HSE explains complicated rules for plant and machinery “manufactured” in situ

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COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) RULING ON PUWER DUTY

Posted on 2nd May 2012
Guidance on approach to be followed in considering if employer has complied

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HSE PULLS THE PLUG ON ‘UNNECESSARY’ PAT TESTING

Posted on 2nd May 2012
Revised portable appliance testing guide aims to cut £30m off business costs

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STRIMMER DEATH PROMPTS PROSECUTION AND EU WIDE BAN

Posted on 14th March 2012
Workman struck by heavy duty chain attachment during site prep work

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: MOBILE CRUSHING PLANT

Posted on 2nd November 2011
Action required to prevent unintended movement of mobile crusher tracks 

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INCIDENT: NAILGUN “FREAK” INCIDENT

Posted on 21st October 2011
Six-inch nail embeds into body of workman during staircase repair

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NEW GUIDE ON NAIL GUN SAFETY FOR US CONTRACTORS

Posted on 21st September 2011
Regulators in USA issues guidance on the safe use of nail guns in construction  

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