Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - MANUAL HANDLING - Category

FINGERS CRUSHED IN MANUAL HANDLING OPERATION

Posted on 28th November 2017
Firm failed to avoid manual handling task or assess and manage risk

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HSE FINALISES PRIORITIES ON HEALTH AND CDM

Posted on 27th September 2017
Clients and designers need to act on lung disease and other health risks

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HSE FAILING IN DUTY ON HEALTH PROTECTION?

Posted on 12th November 2015
British Medical Journal article condemns regulator enforcement

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SAFETY THROUGH DESIGN: PAVING SLABS

Posted on 15th June 2015

Institute of Civil Engineers briefing on paving slabs health risks

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HSE CALL ON ALL TO ‘THINK HEALTH AS WELL AS SAFETY’

Posted on 22nd September 2014
Industry braced for action on construction dust and other health hazards

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OVER 50% OF PROJECTS FAIL HSE ‘HEALTH CHECK’

Posted on 22nd July 2014
hselogo1Chief Inspector condemns ‘unacceptable toll of ill-health’

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PRODUCTS: KERB REDUCES RISK THROUGH DESIGN

Posted on 27th May 2014
Silica hazard removed and manual handling risks reduced

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STONE SLAB MOVEMENT LACKED SAFE SYSTEM OF WORK

Posted on 3rd April 2013
Director held to account for dangerous unloading operations 

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WORKMEN CRUSHED DURING HANDLING OF GRANITE SLABS

Posted on 12th October 2012
Firm fined over failure to train and provide suitable equipment

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FIRM FINED FOR MANUAL HANDLING BLOCK AND BEAM WORK

Posted on 26th February 2012
Potentially dangerous manual handling work should have been avoided

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INDUSTRY BODY GUIDE ON HANDLING METAL DECKING

Posted on 25th August 2010
BCSA guidance sets the standard for safer handling of metal decking

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: STACKING BOARDS SAFELY

Posted on 7th July 2010
Alert issued following stacked boards collapse fatal incidents

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REDUCING RISK IN MANUAL HANDLING OF PLASTERBOARD

Posted on 7th July 2010
Manual handling aids reduce risk but industry reluctant to adopt devices

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WARNING ISSUED ON LARGE SHEET STONE SLABS

Posted on 23rd February 2010
HSE warns of risk from sheet stone after six deaths in five years

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AUSTRALIAN MSD TV CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

Posted on 24th September 2009
Regulator takes manual handling risks to the small screen

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MANUAL HANDLING BY THE FUTURE KING

Posted on 22nd May 2009
Prince Charles gets into a scrape handling innovative ‘ecobricks’

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LOAD LABELLING GUIDANCE

Posted on 12th May 2009
Views sought on recently published lifting and carrying guidance

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REPITITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI)

Posted on 24th February 2009
Skilled building workers identified at greater RSI risk 

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HEAVY PLASTERBOARD HANDLING

Posted on 5th February 2009
HSE offer free seminar on handling heavy plasterboard

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MANUAL HANDLING PANEL PRODUCTS

Posted on 9th January 2009
Handling of panel products to come under HSE scrutiny

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SOLUTIONS FOR MSD CAUSES

Posted on 26th September 2008
Possible ways to reduce risk from drilling overhead 

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