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HARM, HAZARDS, RISK AND PRECAUTIONS

Posted on 16th November 2016
Reflections on workplace risk assessment concepts and processes

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REGULATORY RED TAPE OR BUSINESS BLUE TAPE?

Posted on 18th August 2016
HSE concerned over burdens imposed by supply chain and others

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR TO FOCUS ON FATAL RISKS

Posted on 17th August 2016
Laing O’Rourke rolls out radical ‘Safety Differently’ approach

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NEW H&S MANAGEMENT STANDARD DELAYED

Posted on 22nd June 2016
Publication of ISO 45001 not expected until June 2017

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HSE COMMITS TO RISK MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFICATION

Posted on 19th January 2016
Upcoming strategy to target “well meaning over-complication” by others

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METHOD STATEMENTS: TIME FOR CHANGE IN 2016?

Posted on 22nd December 2015
Not required? Not followed? and Not necessary?

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HSE CHAIR LOOKS FOR LEADING LINE MANAGERS

Posted on 12th November 2015
hselogo1Confusion over ‘responsibility’ at the heart of incidents

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CONTRACTOR FINED OVER MULTIPLE FAILING

Posted on 23rd September 2015
Shop conversion project ‘shopped’ by concerned public

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LACK OF THOROUGH EXAMINATIONS PENALISED

Posted on 15th September 2015
Exhaust systems and lifting equipment neglected for ten years

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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MANAGE

Posted on 1st June 2015
Roof sheet lifting operation exposed the public to serious risks

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CONTROLS WOEFULLY LACKING ON REFURB SITE

Posted on 29th March 2015
Firm fined over unsafe work during basement construction

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METHOD STATEMENT PREPARED BUT NOT FOLLOWED

Posted on 13th January 2015
Excavator bucket struck workman during improper use of digger

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EMPLOYER FAILED TO CHECK SYSTEMS FOLLOWED

Posted on 11th January 2015
Death of traffic officer exposed supervisory inadequacies

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FIRM LACKED COMPETENT SAFETY MANAGMENT

Posted on 11th December 2014
Fall followed failure to implement risk assessment findings

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APPALLING STANDARDS AND SHOCKING DISREGARD

Posted on 11th December 2014
Company and director held to account for non-existent management

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DIRECTOR FINED OVER FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT PLAN

Posted on 28th August 2014
Cement burns and lead ingestion risks on refurb project

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DAILY MAIL REVEALS BASIC DESIGN FLAWS AT T5

Posted on 25th November 2013
Changing light bulbs in London Heathrow Terminal 5 set to “cost millions”

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SITE MANAGER FACES MASSIVE PROSECUTION COSTS

Posted on 14th November 2013
Court orders construction manager to pay £77k towards HSE costs

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HSE KEY ACTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS LEADERS

Posted on 20th August 2013
New HSE online management guidance establishes ‘refreshed’ baseline  

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HSE SAFETY MANAGEMENT MODEL NOW ONLINE

Posted on 8th July 2013
Successful health and safety management guide (HSG65) is changing

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SUPERVISOR FINED FOR SANCTIONING UNSAFE SYSTEM

Posted on 17th June 2013
Failure to consult manager lands supervisor in court after workman fell

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MEASURING ORGANISATIONAL SAFETY CLIMATE

Posted on 15th May 2013
HSL ‘safety culture’ tool relaunched online following upgrade

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: REVIEW OF ISSUES

Posted on 15th May 2013
International law firm provide review and ‘pointers’ on CMCH Act

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MAJOR PLAYER INACTION ON MANAGEMENT FAILINGS

Posted on 14th May 2013
Concrete firm director ignored warnings prior to fatal fall

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BASIS OF NEW CDM REGULATIONS EXPLAINED

Posted on 8th April 2013
HSE presentation to construction industry body published on website

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PROJECT PARTNERS FAILED TO PLAN AND CONTROL

Posted on 3rd April 2013
Contractor fined heavily and prison sentence imposed on site manager

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IOSH PETITIONS TO STOP SCRAPPING OF CORE CODE

Posted on 8th March 2013
H&S Institution calls on Government for retention of ‘Management’ ACOP

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BUILDING OWNER FAILED TO MANAGE PROJECT

Posted on 28th February 2013
Asbestos exposure caused by poor organisation and lack of skills

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS UPDATE

Posted on 11th February 2013
CPS launches two Corporate Manslaughter prosecutions

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REVISED MANAGING FOR H&S GUIDANCE (HSG65)

Posted on 30th January 2013
Revision of key HSE guide on management nears completion

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SITE MANAGEMENT FAILINGS PUT TO CROWN COURT

Posted on 23rd January 2013
Untrained business owner held to account for CDM offence

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MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS ACOP TO BE SCRAPPED

Posted on 22nd January 2013
HSE to proceed with withdrawal of risk assessment ACOP despite opposition

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HSE PRIORITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION SECTOR 2013-14

Posted on 22nd January 2013
Fragile materials, dust control and RPE fitting likely move up agenda 

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KEY ACTIONS FOR EFFECTIVE SAFETY LEADERSHIP

Posted on 6th December 2012
Review of safety leadership research reveals top ten actions for all managers

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CLIENT INTEREST AND CULTURE CRITICAL TO SUCCESS

Posted on 28th November 2012
Research concludes that ‘human characteristics’ are key to Olympics legacy

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NEVER MIND THE SYSTEM FEEL THE CULTURE

Posted on 13th November 2012
Role of leadership in H&S: Report and analysis by European Agency

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REVISED PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENT CONSULTATION

Posted on 20th September 2012
BSI issue draft construction pre-qualification document PAS 91

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UPDATE ON HSE REGULATION OF CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Posted on 31st August 2012
Health risks are a priority and inspection charging (FFI) will present a ‘challenge’

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SAFETY IS MORE THAN ‘CALCULATING NUMBERS’ SAYS HSE BOSS

Posted on 1st August 2012
Quantitative assessment not the determinant of what is ‘reasonably practicable’

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER OFFENCE PROMPTS RECORD FINE

Posted on 20th July 2012
Third manslaughter prosecution penalty to be paid by instalments to 2015

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CDM REGULATIONS DELIVER SUCCESS ON LONDON 2012 PROJECT

Posted on 12th July 2012
How the Olympics project secured health and safety revealed in research report

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APPROVED CODE ON SAFETY MANAGEMENT TO BE WITHDRAWN

Posted on 25th June 2012
Government review of approved codes moves towards action phase

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CDM CLIENT PROSECUTED OVER MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Posted on 13th May 2012
Fatality exposes landlord failure to make adequate safety enquiries of builder

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR LAUNCHES SAFETY LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

Posted on 8th February 2012
Safety Leadership programmes are key to maintaining safety improvements

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