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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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COLLAPSE OF PUMP SET TRAPPED WORKMAN

Posted on 18th February 2020
Unsafe system of work transferring from pallet to a raised platform

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MODIFIED PODIUM STEPS CAUSE FALL FROM HEIGHT

Posted on 14th February 2020
Firm failed to select and correctly assemble with necessary training

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SCHOOL LACKED SAFE SYSTEM FOR ROOF RETRIEVAL

Posted on 11th February 2020
Workman fell from roof whilst retrieving shoe of pupil

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ARM OF WORKMAN AMPUTATED IN CONVEYOR

Posted on 11th February 2020
Major construction materials supplier fined heavily over unsafe system

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CONCRETE BLOCK PLANT GUARDING BREACHED

Posted on 11th February 2020
Sections of machinery perimeter safety fencing missing for months

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FATAL FUEL TANK EXPLOSION DURING CUTTING

Posted on 10th February 2020
Companies failed to meet known, established and clear standards

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FIRMS FINED HEAVILY OVER STUDENT FIRE RISK

Posted on 3rd February 2020
Senior fire officers found “blatant disregard” for law and resident safety

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ROOFER SURVIVED OVER 6M FALL FROM ROOF EDGE

Posted on 3rd February 2020
Replacement of asbestos cement roof lacked proper planning

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CLIENT & BUILDER ACCOUNT FOR ASBESTOS FAILINGS

Posted on 30th January 2020
Asbestos survey identified ACMs which were removed without controls

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UNSAFE USE OF SKIP LIFTER CAUSED FATALITY

Posted on 30th January 2020
Fork lift being lifted on to vehicle fell when winch wire failed under load

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OVERHEAD CABLE STRUCK BY TIPPER TRUCK

Posted on 30th January 2020
Company failed to report strike to HSE and take action on earlier incident

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CAMBRIDGE COLLEGE ASBESTOS BLUNDERS

Posted on 30th January 2020
Survey absent and asbestos awareness training not provided

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HSE TO OVERSEE NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGIME

Posted on 21st January 2020
Government to deliver biggest change in building safety for a generation

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CONTRACTS MANAGER HANDED TWO YEAR PRISON TERM

Posted on 15th January 2020
Safety fall arrest netting would have saved life of deceased workman

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WORKER FATALLY INJURED BY CONCRETE BEAM

Posted on 15th January 2020
Lifting operation not properly planned, managed and supervised

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TREE FELLING OPERATIONS LACKED DEFINED COMMS

Posted on 14th January 2020
Workman struck by falling tree inside “normal” exclusion zone

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CONTRACTOR ARRESTED OVER WELFARE FAILINGS

Posted on 14th January 2020
Recalcitrant sole trader failed to attend court hearing

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