Monthly archives: September 2010

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Many staff say ‘work is not safe’

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Around 35% of people think they work in an unsafe environment, a new survey has revealed. The Resource GB survey of a 1,000 UK office […]Read More

Fully-loaded skip crushes man’s leg

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

West Midlands Ambulance Service had to airlift a man to hospital after a fully-loaded skip fell on his leg at a Herefordshire industrial estate. The […]Read More

New Corporate manslaughter guidance

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Companies and organisations convicted of corporate manslaughter could face fines up to millions of pounds under new guidelines that have been published. The guidance, drawn […]Read More

25% of city building sites ‘unsafe’

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

More than a quarter of 163 construction sites in Greater Manchester visited by safety inspectors last week failed to meet the required standards. Health and […]Read More

Garage ignored unsafe heater ruling

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A car repair garage has been given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay £500 towards court costs after ignoring a Health and Safety Executive […]Read More

Council shuts ‘glass path’ park

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A Sunderland children’s park featuring a path made from crushed glass has been closed after being dubbed a death trap by worried parents. The city […]Read More

Farms not using ATVs safely – study

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A study conducted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed as many as 62% of Scottish farms are not using All Terrain Vehicles […]Read More

New accreditation scheme for consultants

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A new UK scheme to accredit safety consultants is likely to be announced in the next few weeks. Work to develop the scheme, called for […]Read More

Park safety fears days before death

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A teenager’s death at a water park came just days after a council had warned about safety concerns, it has emerged. On Sunday afternoon a […]Read More

Eye care duties ‘not being met’

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Nearly one in 10 British businesses are failing to meet their legal responsibilities to protect their workforce’s sight, a new study commissioned by national sight […]Read More

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