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Plant hire company fined after worker killed
From www.hse.gov.uk - Today, 7:54 AM

Halifax firm's failings put teenager in hospital
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“ A Portishead plant hire company has been fined after a worker was killed while operating a tarmac cutter in Box, Wiltshire.”
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“ A West Yorkshire company has been prosecuted for breaching safely law after a 1.5 tonne pallet toppled on to a teenage worker, trapping him by the legs.”
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Hertfordshire company fined for electrical
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son prosecuted for illegal gas work
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fined for electrical safety failings
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“ A Worcester pensioner was put in danger after a local builder and his son knowingly carried out defective gas fitting work while constructing a conservatory at her home.” Marcus 's insight: Gas appliances may be affected by building works or the modification of premises. A common mistake among some builders and people doing DIY work is that they do not consider the implications of the building work to existing gas appliances
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“ A Hertfordshire tool supply company has been told to pay £27,000 for endangering workers after neglecting to maintain electrical systems and equipment.” Marcus 's insight: Companies have a legal duty to protect the health and safety of their employees and other around them and this includes complying with improvement notices.
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Knowsley cable firm fined over severe electric shock
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Firm sentenced after worker is killed by runaway lorry
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“ A cable manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a severe electric shock at its factory in Knowsley.”
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“ Two companies were today (24 April) ordered to pay a total of £794,658 in fines and costs after a driver was run over and killed by his own lorry.”
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Gloucester Manufacturer in court for worker fall
From www.hse.gov.uk - Today, 7:51 AM

“ A Gloucester electrical products manufacturer has been fined for breaking safety legislation after an employee was injured in a fall at work.”
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Missing safety catch leads to fine for company | Health and Safety News
From healthsafety.jigsy.com - Today, 7:50 AM

“ Lifting operations can often put workers at great risk of injury, as well as incurring great costs when they go wrong. It is therefore important to properly resource, plan and organise lifting work to ensure it is carried out safely.”
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Waste industry dangers highlighted in court | Health and Safety News
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“ The waste and recycling sector has one of the worst records for injury incidents across all industries and yet the dangers of working with machinery and in the waste business are well known.”

Houses in Multiple Occupation: Fire Risk & Regulation in England
From www.ifsecglobal.com - April 24, 7:16 AM

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“ Houses in Multiple Occupation residents are up to 16 times more likely to die in fire. What are the regulations in this space trying to bring death rates down? ”
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Health and safety charges announced after tugboat deaths
From www.workplacelaw.net - April 23, 5:50 AM

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“ Prosecutors have announced that two companies are to face charges over a tugboat incident in 2007 in which three men died.”

Staffordshire firm fined after employee's arm crushed in machine
From www.hse.gov.uk - April 22, 11:47 AM

“ A Staffordshire powder coatings company has been fined for safety failings after an employee’s arm was seriously injured in machinery.”
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Firm admits neglecting safety after three workers injured
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Construction company fined for maintenance failings
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“ A Lincolnshire firm which makes disposable paper products has been ordered to pay more than £116,000 in fines and costs after three workers suffered hand injuries using unguarded machines.”
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“ An Essex construction company has been fined for putting workers at risk after neglecting to check and maintain a potentially dangerous piece of lifting equipment.”
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Steel firm fined after 17-year-old worker severs fingers
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Illegal gas fitter risked lives in Crewe
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“ A West Midlands steel products manufacturer and its director have been prosecuted for safety failings after a 17- year- old worker seriously injured his hand on a moving saw blade.”
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“ A Nantwich man has been ordered to carry out 300 hours of community service after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in Crewe.”
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Builder fined for failing to provide proper facilities for workers
From www.hse.gov.uk - April 22, 11:45 AM

Estate agent and forklift operator prosecuted after electric shock incident | Health and Safety News
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“ A builder has been prosecuted for neglecting the welfare of his workers at a construction site in West Cornwall.”
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“ Councillor Hayward, Executive Councillor for Environmental Services said: A few relatively simple measures were all that were needed to prevent this truly avoidable incident happening in the first place.”
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Farmer crushed by badly fitted door | Health and Safety News
From healthsafety.jigsy.com - April 22, 11:44 AM

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“ This type of incident, where the entire shutter door has fallen because the door was not securely fastened to its mountings, has occurred before and resulted in serious injuries.”

Companies fined £60,000 for rail injuries at March depot Peterborough Telegraph
From www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk - April 22, 5:13 AM

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“ Friday, 7pm: Two rail companies have been fined a total of £60,000 for breaches of health and safety law that led to two workers being seriously injured at the Whitemoor Rail Depot, in March, in 2009.”
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Texas plant explosion highlights gutting of health and safety rules
From www.wsws.org - April 22, 5:05 AM

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“ Occupational Safety and Health Administration records show that the last time the agency inspected the plant was 28 years ago.”
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Ipswich: Lorry had tipped previously, court hears as man found guilty of manslaughter in docks death trial
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From www.eadt.co.uk - April 18, 6:44 AM

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“ A HAULIER whose lorry loader tipped over and crushed a man to death at Ipswich Docks after he forgot to use vital equipment to stabilise the vehicle has been found guilty of manslaughter.”

Many casualties in Texas Waco fertiliser plant blast – Latest News – Video
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Scores of people are injured and an unknown number are dead after a huge explosion at a fertiliser plant near Waco in the US state of Texas.

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Fire safety enforcement could be left to Private Sector
From www.ifsecglobal.com - April 18, 4:10 AM

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“ It's not just front- line firefighters facing cuts. What will happen if enforcement officers are all drastically cut as well? ”
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Housing organisation's safety record praised
From www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk - April 18, 4:09 AM

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“ THE housing organisation that manages properties on behalf of Derby City Council has had its approach to health and safety recognised with an award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of...”
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