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TIPPER TRUCK STRUCK PEDESTRIAN ON SITE ROAD

Contractor fined £500,000 over poor traffic management arrangements

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Updated on 16th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

FALLING SCAFFOLD CLIP STRUCK PASSER-BY

Firm failed to follow risk assessment and method statement

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Updated on 16th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 14th FEB 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Updated on 16th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HOMES FIRM FINED £1/2M OVER DUMPER DEATH

Developer and contractor failed to manage people and plant interface

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Updated on 14th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

SUPREME COURT RULES ON HSE ENFORCEMENT NOTICES

Post service evidence can be used to support HSE notice appeals

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Updated on 9th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

SAFE INSTALLATION OF PRE-CAST FLOORING

Code of Practice for health and safety updated by industry federation

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Updated on 8th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 8th FEB 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Updated on 8th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

MANUAL HANDLING MUST INVOLVE ‘REAL RISK’

Court provides clarity on manual handling risk assessment rules

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Updated on 7th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

SKIP LORRY DRIVER FATALLY INJURED BY LOADER

Hire company fined after lorry driver crushed between two vehicles

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Updated on 5th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

PUBLIC RISK COSTS CONTRACTOR DEARLY

Principal Contractor failed to assess and supervise work

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Updated on 5th February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

TUBES FELL WHILST LIFTING OVER PERSONS BELOW

Lifting operations were not carried out in safe manner

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Updated on 2nd February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

‘DAREDEVIL’ SCAFFOLDER LANDS IN DOCK

Former HSE Inspector snaps dangerous working practices at 60 feet

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Updated on 2nd February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 1st FEB 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Updated on 1st February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

DIDCOT FATAL COLLAPSE: INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Police and HSE still seeking to understand why boiler house collapsed

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Updated on 1st February 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

SCAFFOLDER TRAINING REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

CISRS training card renewal by CPD embraced by scaffolders

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Updated on 30th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE SUMMARY OF CONSTRUCTION SECTOR HARM

Infographic provides insight into industry priority hazards

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Updated on 29th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, CDM 2015, CDM 2015: PD GUIDANCE, CDM: CLIENTS, CDM: CONTRACTORS, CDM: DESIGNERS, RISK ASSESSMENT

FIRM FAILED TO IMPLEMENT AGREED CONTROLS

Risk assessment carried out but precautions not taken

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Updated on 29th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS SUMMIT 2018

hselogo1Regulator focuses on MSDs in construction and others sectors

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Updated on 28th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

LOAD FELL FROM MAGNET AND STRUCK WORKMAN

Firm failed to properly assess and revise crane safe working load

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Updated on 25th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

RAISING THE BAR ON LIFTING OPERATIONS SKILLS

New ‘Lifting Technician Trailblazer Apprenticeship’ ready for delivery

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Updated on 24th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 24th JAN 2018

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Updated on 24th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

SCAFFOLDING FIRM FINED OVER UNSAFE LOADING

Bin of scaffold fittings lifted by crane struck scaffolder

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Updated on 24th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

FATAL FALL FROM EDGE OF INDUSTRIAL ROOF

Suitable protection missing during installation of roof sheets

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Updated on 23rd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

MANAGER AND PC FAILED TO ACT ON ASBESTOS SURVEY

Principal contractor and site manager sentenced over AIB dust

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Updated on 23rd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

VEHICLE COLLISION ‘EJECTED’ MEWP OPERATOR

Fatal fall caused by failure to manage WAH and transport operations

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Updated on 23rd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

PROJECT PC FINED OVER UNSTABLE STRUCTURE

Poor control of temporary works lands principal contractor with fine

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Updated on 23rd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

VALVE MAINTENANCE EXPOSED ASBESTOS IN GASKET

Firm fined £300k over deficient asbestos records and awareness training

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Updated on 22nd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

INDUSTRY INITIATIVE: STOP.MAKE A CHANGE IN 2018

Construction projects to ‘down tools’ and focus on healthier workplaces

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Updated on 22nd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 17th JAN 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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

PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR WORKING AT HEIGHT ADVICE

Group of MPs seek to understand fatal fall causes and solutions

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

FIRM FINED OVER FATAL FRAGILE ROOFLIGHT FALL

Work at height not planned, supervised or carried out safely

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

EXCAVATOR CRUSHED DUMPER OPERATOR

Reversing excavator operations not separated from pedestrians

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Updated on 12th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

REFURB CONTRACTORS FINED £1.1 MILLION

Tenant fell 5m through fragile surface whilst walking to home

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Updated on 12th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 10th JAN 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Updated on 10th January 2018 | 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 10th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

HSE REACH OUT TO RESOLVE RISK MANAGEMENT

Construction Industry Advisory Network (CONIAN) launched

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Updated on 10th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS, REGULATION, RISK ASSESSMENT

HSE ENFORCEMENT WEEKLY UPDATE 4th JAN 2018

hselogo1Prosecutions and enforcement notices weekly update and analysis

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Updated on 4th January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

FAILURE TO PROTECT PUBLIC FINED £600,000

Two elderly people injured during construction of disabled ramp

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Updated on 2nd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT FIRM FINED

Joist failed and workman fell during flat roof replacement works

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Updated on 2nd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

FALL ON BLOCK AND BEAM FLOORING SYSTEM

Contractors failed to respond to planned fall protection problems

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Updated on 2nd January 2018 | Posted in ALL LATEST NEWS

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