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The Woes of Dairy Industry Workers

Farm Safety There is no kind of workplace without some form of risks and hazards, not even a dairy farm or factory. The dangers involved in dairy farming and processing are so many that it’s not only important to reduce injury risks but also put in place effective emergency and first aid response measures. The workers should know… Read the Full Post

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Safety Failings at Engineering Firm Results in Prosecution by the HSE

An engineering firm in Southampton has been fined after one of their employees was seriously injured. The worker, Paul Thornton, was operating an aluminium casting machine at the time of the accident. The accident caused Mr Thornton to have his toe amputated and he also suffered from fractures to the rest of his toes and… Read the Full Post

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Bus Hits Worker!

Abba Scrap Metal, a steel metal firm, has recently been prosecuted by the HSE after one of their employees was seriously injured when a bus hit him while being moved onto a truck. The 49 year old worker, Clifford Evans, was pushed up against a solid wall momentarily by the bus before it swung away… Read the Full Post

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Seven-Metre Fall Could Have Been Prevented

A contractor fell seven feet while working in Colchester in November 2011. The case was heard in court this week as the company was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after they investigated the incident. The unnamed man was seriously injured in the fall, suffering from multiple fractures to his leg, back, wrist and… Read the Full Post

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HSE Intervention Fees are Now in Play

The Health and Safety cost recovery scheme is now fully active. Any intervention the HSE has to make will now be chargeable; yet another reason to make sure health and safety is one of your top priorities. Any companies that are investigated by the HSE will now be liable for a number of costs that… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Executive Release New Data for Fatalities at Work

The latest statistics for the amount of deaths and injuries which occurred in the last year have been released by the Health and Safety Executive. The new figures have shown there has been very little change in the amount of workers who have suffered or died while at work. The provisional data shows that there… Read the Full Post

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Cameraman Injuries Result in Fine for Film Company

A cameraman was injured whilst filming scenes for a new movie. The fall which was more than three meters to the floor has resulted in the production company in charge of the set being issued with a fine after being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive who investigated the accident in May 2010. Safety… Read the Full Post

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Choosing a Health and Safety Consultancy

How to Choose a Health and Safety Consultant Before you begin looking for a Health and Safety Consultancy, you first have to decide what sort of safety consultants you need. For example, you may need someone to help you with general health and safety management, or you may need a specialist to deal with a… Read the Full Post

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