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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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CONCRETE CONVEYOR REMOVED ARM OF WORKMAN

Posted on 29th July 2016
Guarding, lock off procedures and system of work all found lacking

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STEEL GIANT FINED CIRCA £2M OVER MACHINE RISK

Posted on 26th July 2016
Workers suffered hand injuries in two separate machinery incidents

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PROPERTY FIRM ADMITS GUILT OVER LIFT FATALITY

Posted on 4th July 2016
Fall of five floors follows attempt to self rescue from failed lift

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WORKMEN DRAGGED TO THEIR DEATH BY CONVEYOR

Posted on 7th December 2015
Failure to assess risks and isolated plant under maintenance

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NON-COMPLIANT MACHINE CAME FROM OUTSIDE EU

Posted on 24th November 2015
Equipment which injured workman lacked CE marking

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CONCRETE PUMPING FIRM FINED AFTER FOOT INJURED

Posted on 21st October 2015
Failed interlock allowed access to dangerous hopper ‘paddles’

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INADVERTENT OPERATION OF EXCAVATOR CONTROLS

Posted on 21st January 2014
Manufacturers may be under-utilising expertise to address IOOC risks

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INCIDENT: LIFT ENGINEER INJURED

Posted on 11th November 2013
Investigation launched after engineer trapped during lift repairs

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PRECAST CONCRETE FIRM FINED OVER SAFETY FAILINGS

Posted on 25th June 2013
Machine modification undermined integrity of protective system

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WORKER LOST LEG THROUGH UNGUARDED SLURRY MIXER

Posted on 30th May 2013
Company boss aware vital guard missing yet failed to take action

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DIRECTOR IGNORED BASIC CHAIN SAW SAFETY RULES

Posted on 12th December 2012
Building company boss prosecuted over avoidable saw injury

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POWERED GATE SAFE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION GUIDE

Posted on 11th April 2012
New guide to gate safety published with HSE backing after child fatalities

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DEMOLITION FEDERATION ISSUE REVISED CRUSHER GUIDE

Posted on 10th January 2012
NFDC publication aims to provide demolition industry specific standard

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COUNCIL FINED OVER POORLY GUARDED MACHINERY

Posted on 7th December 2011
Heating contractor suffered amputation of fingers in pump drive belt

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