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Free PPE For All?

One of the innovations of the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974 was the introduction of a new absolute requirement not only for the employer to provide personal protective equipment, but also for this to be provided free … Read More

Dynamic Risk Assessment: Take 5 For Health And Safety

View Take Five for Health and Safety: Dynamic Risk Assessment on YouTube Jackie Cambridge from Cambridge Safety gives a whistle-stop tour around the essentials of dynamic risk assessments. These are used as a tool for employers to support the risk … Read More

Fragile Roof Fatality

A roofer was fatally injured when he fell six metres whilst working on a replacement roof at a property in Kirkdale, Liverpool. Liverpool Crown Court heard how, on 22 May 2017, the roofer was completing snagging work on a replacement … Read More

Sawmill Prosecution

A sawmill company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured when a lift conveyor collapsed on top of him. Hereford Crown Court heard how, on 20 December 2017, two employees were working below a lift conveyor at Pontrilas … Read More

Lone Working And COVID

The Health and Safety Executive defines lone workers as those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. Lone working is prohibited in some work situations and activities where regulation specifies requirements for supervision, assistance or accompanied working if … Read More

Traffic Management Plans

Traffic in the workplace can involve either pedestrians, vehicles, or both. The majority of accidents related to work- place transport involve people: being hit or run over by moving vehicles, falling from vehicles, being struck by objects falling from vehicles … Read More

Diving Accidents

Diver trapped in sluice tunnel A diver was removing a stop log from inner lock gates as part of a job to reopen locked docks. He had completed about six metres of a vertical cut when it became difficult, and … Read More

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