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British workplaces among safest in the world

British workplaces among safest in the world

The number of people who lose their lives at work has dropped sharply by 85 per cent over the past forty years, from over 650 every year in 1974 to a record low of 133 today, new figures reveal.

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

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Safety notice – Preventing entrapment in plastics rotational moulding ovens

Safety notice – Preventing entrapment in plastics rotational moulding ovens

This safety notice is about the risks of entrapment where there is whole body access into rotational moulding ovens during maintenance or other machine interventions.

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

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Offshore Directive – public consultation

Offshore Directive – public consultation

Public consultation; have your say by 21 September 2014. Proposed DECC/HSE approach to implementing the offshore safety Directive, changes to onshore health and safety regulations, and review of two health and safety ACOPs.

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

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Firm sentenced after forklift truck ran over worker’s leg and foot

Firm sentenced after forklift truck ran over worker’s leg and foot

An Aberdeen firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured when a forklift truck ran over his leg and foot.

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

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Ely mushroom farm sentenced over worker’s arm injury

Ely mushroom farm sentenced over worker’s arm injury

A mushroom farming business has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered crush injuries when his arm was caught in unguarded machinery at a site in Cambridgeshire.

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

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Worker’s jaw shattered after Kent firm neglects safety

Worker’s jaw shattered after Kent firm neglects safety

A Kent recycling firm has been prosecuted after an employee had his jaw shattered into ‘pieces like cornflakes’ when he was hit by a piece of plastic pipe ejected from a bandsaw.

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

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Five in court for multiple safety failings

Five in court for multiple safety failings

A Lincolnshire poultry firm and four of its contractors have been fined for repeated safety failings after workers were caught on a roof without taking proper safety precautions.

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

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Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Global engineering specialist Costain Limited has been ordered to pay more than £615,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed when a telehandler overturned during the construction of the Parkway development in Newbury.

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

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Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

The senior partner of a building firm in Crawley has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and incompetent work on gas fittings and exposing a local family to the dangers of fire or explosion.

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

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British workplaces among safest in the world

British workplaces among safest in the world

The number of people who lose their lives at work has dropped sharply by 85 per cent over the past forty years, from over 650 every year in 1974 to a record low of 133 today, new figures reveal.

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

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Safety notice – Preventing entrapment in plastics rotational moulding ovens

Safety notice – Preventing entrapment in plastics rotational moulding ovens

This safety notice is about the risks of entrapment where there is whole body access into rotational moulding ovens during maintenance or other machine interventions.

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

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Offshore Directive – public consultation

Offshore Directive – public consultation

Public consultation; have your say by 21 September 2014. Proposed DECC/HSE approach to implementing the offshore safety Directive, changes to onshore health and safety regulations, and review of two health and safety ACOPs.

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

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Firm sentenced after forklift truck ran over worker’s leg and foot

Firm sentenced after forklift truck ran over worker’s leg and foot

An Aberdeen firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured when a forklift truck ran over his leg and foot.

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

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Ely mushroom farm sentenced over worker’s arm injury

Ely mushroom farm sentenced over worker’s arm injury

A mushroom farming business has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered crush injuries when his arm was caught in unguarded machinery at a site in Cambridgeshire.

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

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Worker’s jaw shattered after Kent firm neglects safety

Worker’s jaw shattered after Kent firm neglects safety

A Kent recycling firm has been prosecuted after an employee had his jaw shattered into ‘pieces like cornflakes’ when he was hit by a piece of plastic pipe ejected from a bandsaw.

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

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Five in court for multiple safety failings

Five in court for multiple safety failings

A Lincolnshire poultry firm and four of its contractors have been fined for repeated safety failings after workers were caught on a roof without taking proper safety precautions.

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

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Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death

Global engineering specialist Costain Limited has been ordered to pay more than £615,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed when a telehandler overturned during the construction of the Parkway development in Newbury.

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

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Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches

The senior partner of a building firm in Crawley has been sentenced after carrying out illegal and incompetent work on gas fittings and exposing a local family to the dangers of fire or explosion.

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

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British workplaces among safest in the world
Safety notice – Preventing entrapment in plastics rotational moulding ovens
Offshore Directive – public consultation
Firm sentenced after forklift truck ran over worker’s leg and foot
Ely mushroom farm sentenced over worker’s arm injury
Worker’s jaw shattered after Kent firm neglects safety
Five in court for multiple safety failings
Costain sentenced for Parkway telehandler death
Crawley builder prosecuted for gas safety breaches
RR1011 – Pilot project to research the need to update HSE on the occupational health risks in the woodworking industry

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