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Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

HSE has revised and simplified the 5 Steps. INDG163 ‘Risk assessment – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace’ clearly outlines what businesses need to do to assess their workplace risks without creating mountains of meaningless paperwork.

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

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Workers’ health put at risk by Hampshire firm

Workers’ health put at risk by Hampshire firm

A Hampshire manufacturer has appeared in court after allowing the health of employees to be put at risk.

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

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Hove firm prosecuted after flouting asbestos laws

Hove firm prosecuted after flouting asbestos laws

A Hove-based firm has been fined after it flouted asbestos regulations and removed some of the dangerous material just three weeks after being refused a licence to carry out such work.

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

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Cannock scaffolder in court over worker’s fractured skull

Cannock scaffolder in court over worker’s fractured skull

A West Midlands scaffolder has received a four month prison sentence suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay compensation of £2,500, after a construction worker suffered a fractured skull when a pulley wheel fell seven metres and struck his head. 

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

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Entertainment industry and CDM regulations

Entertainment industry and CDM regulations

In the recent public consultation on HSE’s proposals for revised CDM regulations, a significant number of organisations expressed concerns about the potential impact of CDM application to construction work carried out in some entertainment workplaces. HSE has responded to these concerns in an open letter to entertainment industry stakeholders.

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

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Safety failures land two Kent companies in court

Safety failures land two Kent companies in court

Two construction companies have been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured in a fall at a site near Canterbury in Kent.

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

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Building firm director in court over health risk

Building firm director in court over health risk

The director of a Stockport-based building firm has been fined after the health of workers was put at risk for more than three months.

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

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Slough tenants left in gas danger for four years

Slough tenants left in gas danger for four years

A Slough landlord has been fined for serious safety breaches after he left a young family in potential danger for nearly four years by repeatedly failing to check the gas appliances in a property he rented to them.

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

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Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)

Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)

An Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head and chest resulting in severe injury.

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

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Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

Two Stoke-on-Trent brothers with little or no experience of building and construction work have been given prison sentences after they exposed workers to asbestos.

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

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Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

HSE has revised and simplified the 5 Steps. INDG163 ‘Risk assessment – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace’ clearly outlines what businesses need to do to assess their workplace risks without creating mountains of meaningless paperwork.

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

View On WordPress

Workers’ health put at risk by Hampshire firm

Workers’ health put at risk by Hampshire firm

A Hampshire manufacturer has appeared in court after allowing the health of employees to be put at risk.

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

View On WordPress

Hove firm prosecuted after flouting asbestos laws

Hove firm prosecuted after flouting asbestos laws

A Hove-based firm has been fined after it flouted asbestos regulations and removed some of the dangerous material just three weeks after being refused a licence to carry out such work.

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

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Cannock scaffolder in court over worker’s fractured skull

Cannock scaffolder in court over worker’s fractured skull

A West Midlands scaffolder has received a four month prison sentence suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay compensation of £2,500, after a construction worker suffered a fractured skull when a pulley wheel fell seven metres and struck his head. 

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

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Entertainment industry and CDM regulations

Entertainment industry and CDM regulations

In the recent public consultation on HSE’s proposals for revised CDM regulations, a significant number of organisations expressed concerns about the potential impact of CDM application to construction work carried out in some entertainment workplaces. HSE has responded to these concerns in an open letter to entertainment industry stakeholders.

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

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Safety failures land two Kent companies in court

Safety failures land two Kent companies in court

Two construction companies have been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was injured in a fall at a site near Canterbury in Kent.

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

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Building firm director in court over health risk

Building firm director in court over health risk

The director of a Stockport-based building firm has been fined after the health of workers was put at risk for more than three months.

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

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Slough tenants left in gas danger for four years

Slough tenants left in gas danger for four years

A Slough landlord has been fined for serious safety breaches after he left a young family in potential danger for nearly four years by repeatedly failing to check the gas appliances in a property he rented to them.

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

View On WordPress

Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)

Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)

An Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head and chest resulting in severe injury.

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

View On WordPress

Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

Two Stoke-on-Trent brothers with little or no experience of building and construction work have been given prison sentences after they exposed workers to asbestos.

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

View On WordPress

Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace
Workers’ health put at risk by Hampshire firm
Hove firm prosecuted after flouting asbestos laws
Cannock scaffolder in court over worker’s fractured skull
Entertainment industry and CDM regulations
Safety failures land two Kent companies in court
Building firm director in court over health risk
Slough tenants left in gas danger for four years
Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)
Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

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