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Construction worker dies after falling from tower https://press.hse.gov.uk/2022/01/12/construction-worker-dies-after-falling-from-tower/
Salford Construction firm fined and director given community order for breaching working at height regulations https://press.hse.gov.uk/2022/01/21/construction-firm-fined-and-director-given-community-order-for-breaching-working-at-height-regulations/
Directors fined for unlicensed asbestos removal https://press.hse.gov.uk/2022/01/18/directors-fined-for-unlicensed-asbestos-removal/
Construction company and its groundworks contractor sentenced https://press.hse.gov.uk/2021/12/22/construction-company-and-its-groundworks-contractor-sentenced/
If safety managers are out doing their job;
Then I see no reason for most incidents to occur in the first place.
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Professor Andrew Curran, @CSA_HSE Chief Scientific Adviser at the HSE and @PROTECT_NCS study lead reflects on the progress of the programme to date and looks forward to a critical year for securing its legacy: https://sites.manchester.ac.uk/covid19-national-project/2022/01/26/making-protect-count-for-our-stakeholders/
Last call for Design #Award nominations! The closing date is 31 January. Share innovative work practices your business has introduced to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Details on what to include in your submission here: https://www.hse.gov.uk/msd/awards.htm?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=health-msd&utm_term=workright&utm_content=design-awards #WorkRight
If you’re a site manager or you work in construction, don’t underestimate the power of reaching out about stress and mental health. @MatesInMind have shared Chris’ story, watch here: https://workright.campaign.gov.uk/campaigns/workingminds/working-minds-construction/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=working-minds&utm_term=construction&utm_content=working-minds-construction
We are not out of the coronavirus pandemic yet. Check your workplace risk assessments against the latest guidance to help ensure everyone goes home safe from COVID at the end of the day. More info:https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely/index.htm?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=coronavirus&utm_content=inspections
HSE prosecution highlights the dangers of working at height.
HSE inspector David Norton said: “Falls from height remain one of the most common causes of work-related fatalities in this country."