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Provision of welfare facilities during construction work – construction firm prosecuted due to inadequate welfare facilities on site
A construction company has been prosecuted after failing to ensure suitable welfare facilities were provided for workers on site. The Court heard that the company
Issue Date: 11/07/2018 Introduction Scaffolding on all construction sites, but especially in residential areas, can seem like an inviting playground for children – who do
Issue Date: December 2018 Introduction: HSE is investigating the collapse of a tower crane jib in high wind. The precursors of the incident are not
Issue Date: February 2019 Introduction: There is new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that exposure to mild steel welding fume
Platform Lifts (vertical lifting platforms or lifts for people with impaired mobility). Risk of falls from height to employees/workers and members of the public.
Issue Date: 18/03/2019 Introduction: This Safety Notice is aimed at: companies providing maintenance of platform lifts (vertical lifting platforms) and owners/operators of such platform lifts
Suspended sentence and electronic tag for scaffolder who verbally abused a Health and Safety Executive inspector
A scaffolder who verbally abused an HSE inspector has been handed a suspended prison sentence and ordered to wear an electronic monitoring tag. He was
Target audience: All users of industrial uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems including, but not limited to, the chemical industry, energy industry, offshore oil and gas
Advice for employers – company and director sentenced after multiple workers diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)
A company providing specialised services in rock drilling, cliff stabilisation and rock anchors, and its director, have been sentenced after a number of workers were