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Scaffolding clip fell 20 m onto pedestrian’s head

05 April 2018

A member of the public sustained head and face injuries after a scaffolding clip fell and hit him while he was walking in Islington, north London.

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£500k fine for principal contractor over CDM regs breach

05 April 2018

A civil engineering and construction company based in Birmingham has been fined £500,000 after a worker was run over by a truck.

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Health and safety statistics

05 April 2018

The HSE publishes a range of statistics relating to health and safety in Great Britain.

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“Landmark day” for all safety and health as ISO 45001 is launched

05 April 2018

Monday 12 March, is “a landmark day” in occupational safety and health as ISO 45001 is launched, to replace the existing OHSAS 18001…

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Training

05 April 2018

Do you have new employees? Or have training refresher dates lapsed for existing employees? We offer bespoke training courses to meet all your needs…

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Stress Overtakes MSDs In Britian's Workplaces, Says HSE

13 February 2018

Figures show the number of workers who said they experienced stress, depression or anxiety was up 7% on the previous period, from 488,000 (a rate of 1,510 per 100,000 workers) to 526,000.

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Developer Lands £200K Fine For CDM Breaches

13 February 2018

The owner of a block of flats has been fined £200,000 after allowing work on an unsafe site to restart after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector had served him enforcement notices.

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UK Safety Fines Rose 80% In First Year Of New Sentencing Guidelines

13 February 2018

Fines handed to duty holders found guilty of safety and health offences increased by 80% in the 12 months to the end of March 2017 despite a fall in the number of cases prosecuted.

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Lincolnshire tyre company pays £300K for lack of seatbelt rule!

13 February 2018

A Lincolnshire-based tyre firm has been fined £300,000 after a worker died when the forklift truck he was operating overturned.

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Safety Training - Don't Get Caught Out!

09 February 2018

Often when we carry out annual safety audits for clients, new employees may have started employment months before and safety training requirements have been overlooked…

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