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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – HSE’s role during the run-up

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – HSE’s role during the run-up

Attention will focus on a number of areas, including the construction of temporary demountable structures (TDS), high hazard sites adjacent to venues and transport routes, legionella risks, and the safe storage and handling of pyrotechnics.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work

Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work

A Staffordshire fitter has been handed a suspended prison sentence for illegal gas work that potentially endangered lives.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker

Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker

An Angus company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker suffered severe crush injuries when a tractor wheel fell on him.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall

Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall

Two construction firms have been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was left with life-changing injuries when he fell almost four metres through a hole in the first floor of a hotel in Aberdeen.

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Removals company fined after worker’s foot injury

Removals company fined after worker’s foot injury

A nationwide removals and storage company has been sentenced for safety failings after a forklift truck reversed into a worker at an Essex site, causing serious injuries.

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Narrow escape for teenage worker in four metre fall

Narrow escape for teenage worker in four metre fall

A 16-year-old apprentice had a lucky escape from serious injury after falling four metres through a fragile rooflight at a farm in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, a court has heard.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Case 275 – Optician cannot replace lenses in safety glasses

Case 275 – Optician cannot replace lenses in safety glasses

An optician states they do not replace lenses in branded prescription safety glasses for health and safety reasons. New frames must be purchased.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Case 274 – Ban on eating fruit in sauna rest area

Case 274 – Ban on eating fruit in sauna rest area

A leisure centre banned eating fruit in the rest area of a sauna for health and safety reasons.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Court action after unsafe wall collapsed onto homeowner

Court action after unsafe wall collapsed onto homeowner

A Huddersfield builder has been prosecuted for safety breaches that led to a 61-year-old woman being badly injured when a wall collapsed in her garden.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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RR1003 – Further development of the Variable MAC (VMAC) tool

RR1003 – Further development of the Variable MAC (VMAC) tool

Manual handling of loads in picking warehouses is a common operation that involves lifting tasks of variable frequency and load. HSE’s Manual handling Assessment Charts (MAC) are not suitable for assessing such tasks. The ‘Variable Mac’ (VMAC) tool has recently been developed to address this issue although further development was required.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – HSE’s role during the run-up

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – HSE’s role during the run-up

Attention will focus on a number of areas, including the construction of temporary demountable structures (TDS), high hazard sites adjacent to venues and transport routes, legionella risks, and the safe storage and handling of pyrotechnics.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work

Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work

A Staffordshire fitter has been handed a suspended prison sentence for illegal gas work that potentially endangered lives.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker

Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker

An Angus company has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker suffered severe crush injuries when a tractor wheel fell on him.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall

Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall

Two construction firms have been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was left with life-changing injuries when he fell almost four metres through a hole in the first floor of a hotel in Aberdeen.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Removals company fined after worker’s foot injury

Removals company fined after worker’s foot injury

A nationwide removals and storage company has been sentenced for safety failings after a forklift truck reversed into a worker at an Essex site, causing serious injuries.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Narrow escape for teenage worker in four metre fall

Narrow escape for teenage worker in four metre fall

A 16-year-old apprentice had a lucky escape from serious injury after falling four metres through a fragile rooflight at a farm in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, a court has heard.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Case 275 – Optician cannot replace lenses in safety glasses

Case 275 – Optician cannot replace lenses in safety glasses

An optician states they do not replace lenses in branded prescription safety glasses for health and safety reasons. New frames must be purchased.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

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Case 274 – Ban on eating fruit in sauna rest area

Case 274 – Ban on eating fruit in sauna rest area

A leisure centre banned eating fruit in the rest area of a sauna for health and safety reasons.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Court action after unsafe wall collapsed onto homeowner

Court action after unsafe wall collapsed onto homeowner

A Huddersfield builder has been prosecuted for safety breaches that led to a 61-year-old woman being badly injured when a wall collapsed in her garden.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

RR1003 – Further development of the Variable MAC (VMAC) tool

RR1003 – Further development of the Variable MAC (VMAC) tool

Manual handling of loads in picking warehouses is a common operation that involves lifting tasks of variable frequency and load. HSE’s Manual handling Assessment Charts (MAC) are not suitable for assessing such tasks. The ‘Variable Mac’ (VMAC) tool has recently been developed to address this issue although further development was required.

http://news.hse.gov.uk/

View On WordPress

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – HSE’s role during the run-up
Suspended prison sentence for unregistered gas work
Firm sentenced after tractor wheel fell on worker
Two Aberdeen firms fined after worker severely injured in fall
Removals company fined after worker’s foot injury
Narrow escape for teenage worker in four metre fall
Case 275 – Optician cannot replace lenses in safety glasses
Case 274 – Ban on eating fruit in sauna rest area
Court action after unsafe wall collapsed onto homeowner
RR1003 – Further development of the Variable MAC (VMAC) tool

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