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    SOLVENT IGNITED DURING FLOOR CLEANING WORKS

    Flammable solvent fire fought with water spreading fire further

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    Updated on 13th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    INEVITABLE COLLAPSE OF SCAFFOLD ON TO SCHOOL

    Scaffold not designed or installed to withstand foreseeable loads

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    Updated on 13th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 13th FEB 2019

    hselogo1Latest online register of prosecutions and enforcement notices

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    Updated on 13th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION

    OIL DRUM EXPLODED DURING HOT CUTTING WORK

    Firm fined £400k after drum lid ejected causing loss of leg

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    Updated on 12th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ROOFLIGHT FALL ON NUCLEAR POWER SITE

    Energy generating company and maintenance contractor fined

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    Updated on 12th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DIRECTOR PROSECUTED AFTER 6METRE ROOF FALL

    Untrained worker fell through rooflight in fragile asbestos roof

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    Updated on 12th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    HSE ALERT: MILD STEEL WELDING CANCER RISK

    HSE announces enforcement action change based on new cancer evidence

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    Updated on 11th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    LORRY MOUNTED LIFTING OPERATION PROVED FATAL

    Steel staircase toppled from vehicle after sling snagged

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    Updated on 7th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    DIRECTOR AND BUSINESS IN COURT OVER DEATH

    Scaffold not priced for on domestic roof-line refurbishment work

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    Updated on 6th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT HAZARD PROTECTION MISSING

    Two businesses prosecuted after a worker fell through a fragile rooflight

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    Updated on 5th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY LATEST NEWSLETTER

    CROSS publishes reports and expert comment on a range of issues

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    FINGERS CRUSHED BY METAL FOLDING MACHINE

    Steel cladding firm fined £600k over failure guard access to danger

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    ASBESTOS ILLEGALLY REMOVED AFTER SURVEY

    Surveyor pricing asbestos work found contractor jumped the gun

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    SITE DUMPER PRECAUTIONS FAILED TO PREVENT DEATH

    Contractor fined £600k for poor management of vehicle/people interface

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    BUILDER EXPOSED RESIDENTS TO POISONING HAZARD

    Prison term for builder who put three at risk from carbon monoxide

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    POOR SEPARATION OF VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS

    Logistics company fined £150,000 after driver suffers serious injuries

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    Updated on 4th February 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    £1MILLION FINE OVER VEHICLE RISK MANAGEMENT

    Death of workman exposed uncontrolled vehicle manoeuvring

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    Updated on 25th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, vehicles

    ACCREDITATION IS ONLY ONE WAY TO CONFIDENCE

    HSE publishes guidance on demonstrating CDM 2015 competence

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    Updated on 24th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM: COMPETENCE, TRAINING

    PRECAUTIONS ON PAPER LACKING IN PRACTICE

    Fatal fall through opening in concrete slab during work with breaker

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    Updated on 24th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    HSE TARGETS HEALTH ON LONDON PROJECTS

    Regulator starts inspection ‘blitz’ on construction sites

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    Updated on 23rd January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, PROSECUTIONS, REGULATION

    WORKMAN FELL FROM UNSECURED LADDER

    Industrial cladding company failed to assess and control WAH

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    Updated on 18th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, ladder, PROSECUTIONS

    SCAFFOLDER FELL THROUGH FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT

    Fall through roof leaves workman with life-changing injuries

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    Updated on 18th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls fragile, PROSECUTIONS

    ARM DRAGGED INTO CONVEYOR BELT DANGER

    Workman seriously injured on first day at work in quarry

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    Updated on 16th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS

    ROOF TRUSSES TOPPLED TRAPPING WORKMAN

    Principal contractor failed to plan, manage and monitor project

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    Updated on 16th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls objects, PROSECUTIONS

    SCAFFOLDING AWARENESS TRAINING FOR ALL

    CISRS set to target painters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers

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    Updated on 16th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, SCAFFOLDING

    POOR LIFT MAINTENANCE CLAIMED LIFE OF CHILD

    Affordable housing business and contractor fined over £1.5m

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    Updated on 15th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS, public

    NEW CPA CRANE SAFETY GUIDANCE ISSUED

    Guide covers use of mobile lifting appliances beside railways

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    Updated on 14th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CRANES MOBILE

    RIBA CONDEMNS RISKIER PROCUREMENT OUTCOMES

    Holistic focus on safety is required and not just cost cutting

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    Updated on 8th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: DESIGNERS

    DIRECTOR JAILED OVER PAINT STRIPPER ILLEGAL SALE

    Banned and restricted chemicals sold contrary to legal requirements

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    Updated on 5th January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, health, PROSECUTIONS

    CLIENT FAILED TO PROCURE ASBESTOS SURVEY

    Demolition work released large quantities of asbestos fibres

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    Updated on 2nd January 2019 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, PROSECUTIONS

    LIVE WORKING IGNITED CLOTHES OF ELECTRICIAN

    Spanner came into contact with live terminal causing life-changing burns

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, electricity, PROSECUTIONS

    WORKMEN FELL FROM ‘BIN’ ATTACHED TO EXCAVATOR

    Premature removal of scissor lift prompted unsafe system of work

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, PROSECUTIONS

    MANY SITES FAIL HSE HEALTH RISK CONTROL TEST

    HSE Construction site ‘blitz’ finds breaches at 43% of site visits

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION

    MAKESHIFT FALL ARREST SYSTEM CAUGHT ON CAMERA

    Contactors fined for using harness not attached to suitable anchor

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, falls other, personal protection, PROSECUTIONS

    HYDRAULIC RAM SEVERED HAND OF WORKMAN

    Major contractor failed to follow own policies and procedures

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, manslaughter, PROSECUTIONS

    ALL WORK AREAS NOT INCLUDED IN ASBESTOS SURVEY

    Company fined after asbestos containing materials were released

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    Updated on 31st December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, asbestos, PROSECUTIONS

    FESTIVE GREETINGS TO ALL OUR READERS

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    Updated on 18th December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

    POSITIVE STORY ON FRAGILE SURFACE HAZARDS

    Major roofing contractor testifies to working from below roof

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    Updated on 18th December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, FRAGILE MATERIALS

    LEISURE CENTRE USER FELL ILL AFTER SHOWER USE

    Legionella risk assessment and control measures found wanting

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    Updated on 18th December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, legionella, PROSECUTIONS

    STONE CUTTING MACHINE GUARDS FAILED HSE TEST

    Precautions taken following HSE enforcement fell into disuse

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    Updated on 18th December 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, machinery, PROSECUTIONS

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