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TOWER CRANE OUT OF SERVICE SAFETY ALERT

Posted on 30th March 2020
Important advice from Construction Plant-hire Association and HSE

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FRAGILE ROOF REPLACEMENT PUT WORKERS IN DANGER

Posted on 30th March 2020
Measures to prevent falling from or through the roof were missing

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WORKMAN FELL FROM EDGE OF MEZZANINE FLOOR

Posted on 30th March 2020
Edge protection was absent and workman untrained for the task

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HSE PLAN AND CONSTRUCTION PRIORITIES 2020/21

Posted on 30th March 2020
Appointed CDM 2015 Principal Designers remain focus of HSE inspections

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COVID-19 ADVICE & GUIDANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 30th March 2020
BuildUK support industry with advice, guidance and information

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LATEST HSE CONVICTIONS AND NOTICES REGISTERS

Posted on 30th March 2020
hselogo1View current online HSE registers of prosecution convictions and notices

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POORLY DESIGNED SCHOOL GATE CRUSHED CHILD

Posted on 9th March 2020
Sliding gate over-run mechanism proved insufficiently robust

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POWER GENERATOR PROSECUTED OVER UNSAFE SYSTEM

Posted on 2nd March 2020
Maintenance workers seriously injured when energy suddenly released

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CEILING BELOW SAVES WORKMAN IN ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 2nd March 2020
Roofworker fell through roof after stepping on fragile rooflight

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INEXPERIENCED WORKER FELL THROUGH OPENING

Posted on 29th February 2020
No physical protection or warning of opening and fragile covering

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CDM PRINCIPAL DESIGNER IN COURT OVER FIRE RISK

Posted on 29th February 2020
Designers and contractor prosecuted for risk management failings

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PRISON SENTENCE FOR RECALCITRANT DIRECTOR

Posted on 26th February 2020
Prohibition and improvement notices ignored and danger persisted

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TEMPORARY WORKS HOARDING FELL ON PEDESTRIAN

Posted on 26th February 2020
Member of the public struck when site fence collapsed suddenly

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CHILD FATALLY INJURED BY UNSECURED POLE

Posted on 26th February 2020
Pole stored on embankment moved and trapped boy against fencing

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OWNER RESPONSE TO HSE INSPECTION ENDED IN COURT

Posted on 24th February 2020
Police uphold HSE right to inspect without threats, aggression or abuse

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HSE TARGETING WELDING FUME CANCER RISK

Posted on 24th February 2020
Inspections to enforce improved controls required by new risk evidence

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CONTRACTOR FAILED TO REPLACE MISSING PROTECTION

Posted on 18th February 2020
Painter and decorator fractured hip in fall from landing

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RISK OF DERMATITIS SUFFICIENT FOR PROSECUTION

Posted on 18th February 2020
Company failed to implement controls and surveillance required by COSHH

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COSHH FAILINGS CAUSE ASTHMA AND PROVE COSTLY

Posted on 18th February 2020
Uncontrolled exposure to isocyanates during paint spraying operations

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POLICE EMPLOYEE SHOCKED BY DATA CABLE WORK

Posted on 18th February 2020
South Wales Force fined over electric shock from ceiling void cable

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