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MAJOR FM FIRM FAILED TO MAINTAIN BACK-UP POWER

Posted on 18th November 2018
Power loss at laboratory site created potential risk from biological agents

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IGNORING HSE PROHIBITIONS COST FIRM £250,000

Posted on 16th November 2018
CDM 2015 and work at height requirements repeatedly breached

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ROOF COLLAPSED UNDER EXCESS LOADING

Posted on 11th November 2018
Director and company fined over roof design failures

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FORK LIFT OVERTURNED IN SCAFFOLDING YARD

Posted on 10th November 2018
Untrained operator suffered life changing crush injuries

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY ALERT: EFFECTS OF SCALE

Posted on 7th November 2018
SCOSS issues alert after concerns disclosed over ‘large structures’

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ASBESTOS EXPOSED BY UNTRAINED WORKERS

Posted on 7th November 2018
Contractor failed to act properly despite HSE intervention

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GAS MAIN STRIKE REPAIR CAUSED SEVERE BURNS

Posted on 7th November 2018
Contractor excavator damage to gas pipe ends in £1.2m fine

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REBAR FELL FROM FLT IN UNSAFE LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 7th November 2018
Multiple fractures caused by inappropriate use of fork lift

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POORLY PLANNED LIFT DISMANTLE INJURED WORKMAN

Posted on 1st November 2018
Counterweight or suspension rope struck worker in lift shaft

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CONSTRUCTION INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH 2017/18

Posted on 1st November 2018
hselogo1Fatal injury rate in long term decline whilst ill-health trend flat lining

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DUMPER DRIVEN INTO OPEN UNGUARDED EXCAVATION

Posted on 1st November 2018
Contractor fined over absence of suitable excavation / dumper precautions

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DEATH FAILED TO TRIGGER PREVENTIVE ACTION

Posted on 29th October 2018
Prison term for director whilst his company ordered to pay £3/4m

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FAILURE TO MAINTAIN GUARDS PROVES COSTLY

Posted on 26th October 2018
Woodworking machinery defective despite previous HSE advice

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CISRS LAUNCH SYSTEM SCAFFOLD INSPECTION COURSES

Posted on 25th October 2018
Training courses prompted by growing use of system scaffolding

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HSE INSPECTS CLADDING REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT

Posted on 25th October 2018
hselogo1Advice to Inspectors published on fire risk during work on tall buildings

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HIGHWAYS, RAIL AND WATER HEALTH & SAFETY HUBS

Posted on 24th October 2018
Websites provide useful information, alerts and tools

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ELIMINATING CONCRETE DRILLING VIBRATION HAZARD

Posted on 24th October 2018
Cutting specialist innovation avoids vibration exposure management

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NEW MEWP WORK AT HEIGHT RESCUE GUIDANCE

Posted on 24th October 2018
Industry body publishes simple guidance on MEWP stranding actions

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HSE PUBLISH RIDDOR DATA VISUALISATION TOOL

Posted on 24th October 2018
hselogo1Construction injury records made more relevant and easily used

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COUNCIL OVERLOOKED ICE RINK SLIPPING RISK

Posted on 22nd October 2018
Obvious risk of employees falling on ice rink was left uncontrolled

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