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COMPANY IGNORED HSE ON SILICA DUST ACTION

Posted on 23rd July 2019
Worktop manufacturer failed to control dust and manage ventilation

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FIRM FAILED TO ACT ON SILICA DUST RISK

Posted on 11th July 2019
Cutting of paving flags exposed workers to respirable crystalline silica

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APPRENTICE OVERCOME BY CHEMICAL VAPOUR

Posted on 8th July 2019
Stripping operations lacked ventilation controls, RPE and training

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FIRM FAILED ON SILICA RISK MANAGEMENT

Posted on 14th June 2019
Dust exhaust ventilation, RPE and health surveillance all absent

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WORKMAN INJURED WHEN STEEL FELL FROM FORKLIFT

Posted on 1st June 2019
Lifting not properly planned, supervised and carried out safely

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SUPPLIER OF FLOORING ADHESIVE FINED £500,000

Posted on 30th May 2019
Floor layer died after being overcome by dichloromethane vapour

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FIRM FAILED TO ‘ENGAGE’ WITH HSE INSPECTORS

Posted on 20th May 2019
Company and director omitted to take action on Improvement Notices

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DIRECTOR JAILED OVER PAINT STRIPPER ILLEGAL SALE

Posted on 5th January 2019
Banned and restricted chemicals sold contrary to legal requirements

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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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HARDWOOD DUST CONTROL NOT MAINTAINED

Posted on 8th May 2018
Manufacturer failed to examine and test local extraction system

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