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Cardiff property firm sentenced after worker exposed to asbestos - Rochefort Shugar Ltd. has been sentenced after a handyman was exposed to asbestos-containing material while carrying out work on a client's property. A self-employed handyman from Cardiff, regularl...

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APHA: Occupational Health & Safety - Each day, over 145 million workers in the U.S. -- and several billion individuals around the globe -- face the risk of workrelated injuries and illnesses that can cause serious immediate or longt...

Leicester roofer fined after fatal fall from height - A roof worker has been fined after a man fell to his death in Leicester. Landlord Trevor Hall, 65, of Willoughby Road, Countesthorpe, died after falling around 3.5 metres through a fragile roof lig...

Nov 2011 business breakfast - IOSH - Overview Thinking about becoming a training provider? Then this event is for you. What are the business benefits of attending this seminar? You’ll find out how to become an approved IOSH trainer an...

Manchester plastic bag firm prosecuted over worker's finger loss - A factory worker in Greater Manchester lost two fingers in a machine used to punch handles in plastic bags, a court has heard. Arrow Flexible Packaging Ltd, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety ...


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Occupational Health & Safety - NSC Elects New Board Members Four new members, including the CEO of United States Steel Corp., are beginning two-year terms. PHILADELPHIA -- The National Safety Council announced that four new memb...

Swansea contractor fined for exposing workers to asbestos - incourt-content | SHP - A building contractor has been fined after its workers were exposed to asbestos fibres during refurbishment work at a premises in Swansea, South Wales. Swansea magistrates heard on 27 October that ...

IIRSM | About Us | Careers at IIRSM Seven enforcement notices for Arrow Flexible Packaging | Health and Safety at Work - Health and Safety at Work magazine | HSW - When the HSE visited Arrow Flexible Packaging’s site in Greater Manchester to investigate the incident, it had to issue six Improvement Notices and one Prohibition Notice requiring guarding upgrade... - About Us > Careers at IIRSM Member Services Officer The Member Services Officer has a general responsibility to keep up-to-date with IIRSM news that affects members as many of the queries received ...


Toxic Chemicals & Reproductive Health: What is the Relationship? - Listen to the teleconference: Toxic Chemicals and Reproductive Health: What's the Relationship? Infertility. Early puberty. Decreased sperm counts. Breast and prostate cancers. These are just a f...


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AVOID HALLOWEEN INJURIES BY FOLLOWING THE FIREWORK CODE... - 26 October 2011 As people across Northern Ireland get ready to mark Halloween with a fireworks display, RoSPA is urging families to stay safe and remember the firework code. Disappointingly, firewo...


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Rules For Shopping Trolley Collection Stroller Brigades: A Recipe for Change - By Lindsay Dahl, Deputy Director; Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families When I find a recipe or cook a delicious meal, I like to share it with as many friends as I can. Even better is re-creating those... - There have been a number of serious injuries, including 3 fatalities that we know of, to shopping trolley collectors in shopping centres. They should be properly inducted like any other contractor ...

Public Safety in Car Parks

Fireworks: Organising firework displays - Firework displays should be enjoyable and spectacular occasions – but they obviously need some responsible planning. The good news is that there is straightforward guidance to help you. If you are ... - Public Safety in Car Parks, Malls and Footpaths Crime can occur in any car park, mall, and footpath around the world, however, some public areas are safer than others. Lighting, traffic control, s...



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Industry news-1 - IOSH - Posted 11:49An animal feed producer has been fined £7,000 after a worker lost two fingers on his left hand in machinery at a plant in Clitheroe, Lancashire.The 47-year-old, from Clitheroe, was tr...


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Explosives found inside Toronto costume shop - TORONTO (The Canadian Press) A Toronto costume store reopened today after being shut down as police investigated three suspicious packages that were found inside. Two were confirmed to be explosive...

Swansea contractor fined for exposing workers to asbestos « Asbestos News – asbestos industry news – removal,[14/11/2011 12:17:29]

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surveying, waste Foreman crushed to death when shutter falls from crane - Queensland construction workers will stage a “safety walk” today after a foreman was crushed by a formwork shutter at a building site at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus on monday. Th...
safetowork - A building contractor has been fined after its workers were exposed to asbestos fibres during refurbishment work at a premises in Swansea, South Wales. Swansea magistrates heard on 27 October that ...

Walking / Jogging in the Dark

See all - Like it or not the nights are getting longer and there's less and less daylight out there which means that pedestrians and joggers aren't going to be as visible when they go out after dark. With Ha...

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NSC 2011 Congress & Expo - The Countdown is On! Less than one week until the NSC Congress & Expo Come with your plan in the palm of your hand! Scan this QR Code with your mobile phone QR Code Reader, and save it as a fa...


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Expert Advice Ensures Bonfire Night Goes Off With A Bang - A health and safety specialist is urging organisers of small-scale bonfires and firework displays to put the necessary plans in place to make sure their event goes off without incident. Posted via ...

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Food processing is a surpisingly dangerous business - Steve Reddick’s still got the scar from when he accidentally stabbed himself in the arm with a butcher knife.Then there was the time he took a meat hook in the back of the leg.“It made me wake ...

Son Risks Life To Save Dad From Toxic Cloud - Des Moines News Story - POSTED: 7:39 am CDT October 30, 2011UPDATED: 8:26 am CDT October 30, 2011PILOT MOUND, Iowa -- A Boone County man risked his own life to save his dad on Saturday morning, officials said.They have no...

Man Dies At University of Queensland construction site - Return to video Video feedback Use this form to: Ask for technichal assistance in playing the multimedia available on this site, or Provide feedback to the multimedia producers.Return to video Vide...


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