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Public Injured by Construction Firm

The construction industry is often mentioned in health and safety blogs due to the high level of risk and the number of incidents that occur. However, many of those accidents are relating to the workers and sub-contractors who have been hurt while they work on sites up and down the country.  Employers have a duty …Read the Full Post

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£500,000 Fine for Large Steel Company

Tata have been fined £500,000 after they breached the Health and Safety Regulations which resulted in the death of one of their workers. The large global steel firm were investigated by the Health and Safety Executive after the 49 year old man, Kevin Downey, was working on a blast furnace.  He went to check a …Read the Full Post

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Concerned Neighbour Reports Dangerous Working Conditions

A landscape gardener was reported by a concerned neighbour who witnessed some very dangerous working conditions. The gardener, John Holland, was felling a tree for a customer along with one of his employees.  Each of the men were using chainsaws on the tree and they were wearing everyday work clothes rather than the expected safety …Read the Full Post

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Finding your way through Health and Safety Regulations

Compliance with the UK’s Health and Safety and Regulations is essential for any British businesses – large organisations devote significant amounts of time and money to ensure that practices, buildings and workers comply fully with H&S requirements.  For small to medium businesses the time and specialist knowledge required to comply with all aspects of Health …Read the Full Post

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When Health and Safety Gets in the Way of Common Sense

There have been a few of cases of health and safety in the media this week.  For a change the public are not quite behind these newly imposed regulation measures which is raising the issue of when health and safety over steps the mark. The first case involves the Royal Mail and the employees working …Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety at work – what you need to know

Modern health and safety at work is of stark contrast to health and safety in the past. In today’s society, it is more prevalent than ever. There are many laws, rules and regulations in place with the aim of achieving three aims: 1). Protecting the safety, welfare and health of both employers and employees 2). …Read the Full Post

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