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FINGERS AMPUTATED IN WOOD MACHINE INCIDENTS

Posted on 13th May 2019
Joinery firm failed to provide effective safeguards on saw and planer

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NEW SITE DUMPER GUIDANCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 13th May 2019
Good practice guide for safe use of dumpers now available

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TRUST FAILED TO PROPERLY MANAGE ASBESTOS

Posted on 9th May 2019
Workers exposed to asbestos during accommodation refurbishment project

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HSE TARGETS PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS IN 2019/20

Posted on 8th May 2019
New business plan puts health and Principal Designers in HSE spotlight

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FIRM LACKED SAFE SYSTEM FOR MANUAL HANDLING

Posted on 7th May 2019
Gantry steps regularly moved unsafely despite employee concerns

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PROPERTY FIRM FAILED TO OVERSEE CONTRACTOR

Posted on 7th May 2019
Wall and hoarding collapsed injuring pedestrian on busy London street

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ELECTRICAL BURNS ON DEMOLITION PROJECT

Posted on 1st May 2019
Bar thrown at electrical equipment to prove dead …revealed system live

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WORKER FELL THROUGH STAIRWELL OPENING

Posted on 26th April 2019
Basic fall protection precautions not taken on home build project

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TWO BRICKLAYERS INJURED IN FLOOR COLLAPSE

Posted on 16th April 2019
Joist hangers incorrectly installed and floor overloaded with blocks

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FIRM FINED £150K AFTER BOY FELL FROM SCAFFOLD

Posted on 16th April 2019
Ladder guard failed to prevent 12-year old accessing scaffolding

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SAFETYCAM VEHICLE TRAPS ERRANT DRIVERS

Posted on 16th April 2019
Safer Highways reports on new approaches to roadworks health and safety

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NEW PRE-QUAL SYSTEM LAUNCHED BY MAJOR PLAYERS

Posted on 16th April 2019
Build UK and CECA publish common PQ assessment standard

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CONCRETE BLOCK MAKER FAILED TO GUARD MACHINE

Posted on 9th April 2019
Effective safety precautions absent for a number of years

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HOTEL REFURBISHMENT DISTURBED ASBESTOS

Posted on 1st April 2019
Firm failed to act on well-founded asbestos concerns expressed by employee

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CABLE HIT CAUSED BY LACK OF PLANS AND DETECTION

Posted on 1st April 2019
Excavation for sign erection struck live electrical cable

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HSE AND THE ‘SECRETS’ OF RISK ASSESSMENT

Posted on 1st April 2019
hselogo1Regulator advice on successful risk assessment comes at a price

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WORKMAN FELL INTO CAR PARK VENTILATION SHAFT

Posted on 1st April 2019
Protective grill unsecured and gave way under movement of workman

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BUILDER GIVEN PRISON TERM OVER WORK AT HEIGHT

Posted on 1st April 2019
Unsafe working platforms and lack of silica dust control punished severely

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HSE WARNING ON SAFE DEMO AND REFURBISHMENT

Posted on 1st April 2019
TV programme prompts stability guidance for demo & refurb project teams

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VIBRATION RISK UNCONTROLLED FOR TEN YEARS

Posted on 26th March 2019
Company workers used sanders and air-fed cutting equipment

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