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FAILURE TO ACT ON VIBRATION AND SILICA HAZARDS

Posted on 18th November 2018
Worker health put at risk during stripping of furnace lining

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FIRM FINED OVER FAILURE AT ASSESS VIBRATION RISK

Posted on 18th October 2018
Vibration regulations not acted upon until seven years in operation

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FIRM FINED £400,000 OVER VIBRATING TOOLS RISK

Posted on 14th August 2018
Hand-held orbital sanders, rivet guns, grinders and drills caused harm

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UK MAJOR FINED £1/2m OVER HAVS RISK FAILURES

Posted on 21st June 2018
Danger caused by poor management of vibrating hand tool risk

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HOUSING ASSOCIATION FAILED ON VIBRATION RISK

Posted on 3rd April 2018
Assessment, management and health surveillance all found wanting

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FIRM FAILING ON HAVS SURVEILLANCE FINED £50,000

Posted on 27th March 2018
Door manufacturer failed to manage sanding and buffing tool vibration

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MAINTENANCE WORKERS EXPOSED TO VIBRATION RISK

Posted on 7th December 2017
Housing Association failed control and monitor significant health risk

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COUNCIL FAILED TO IMPLEMENT STATED HAVS POLICY

Posted on 5th October 2017
Fined £150k over failure to control and monitor hand-arm vibration hazard

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HAVS HEALTH CHECK PROMPTS HSE PROSECUTION

Posted on 7th September 2017
Assessment of vibration exposure and control measures found wanting

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VIBRATION UNCONTROLLED & WORKERS UNINFORMED

Posted on 14th July 2017
Engineering firm fined £120,000 over hand-arm vibration risk

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GROUND ENGINEERS LACKED HAVS MANAGEMENT

Posted on 8th February 2017
Company failed to act after employee flagged hand-arm vibration risk

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MAJOR COMPANY FINED OVER VIBRATION ASSESSMENT

Posted on 4th January 2017

Lack of suitable and sufficient risk assessment triggers prosecution

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