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  • HSE introduce fee for intervention consultation

    Under The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are liable for recovery of HSE’s related costs, including inspection, investigation and taking enforcement action. The fee is payable by duty holders found to be in material breach of the law.
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  • ISO 45001 occupational health and safety

    Expected to be published by February 2018, ISO 45001 will be the first International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system. It will enable organisations to proactively improve their OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health.
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  • Firm fined after worker injured when pipe fell into trench and struck him

    An Essex company has been fined after an employee suffered life changing injuries while working on a gas infrastructure project.
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  • DWP announces appointment to HSE Board

    The Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed Martin Esom as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). He will take up his appointment in July 2017.
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  • IOSH E Learning

    IOSH Managing Safely is a recognised health and safety qualification. With our online learning option you can study the whole course from your computer, tablet and smartphone, starting and resuming the interactive studies from any device. Even the assessments are online. Sign up today here
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  • NEBOSH Jobs Barometer latest

    NEBOSH’s latest Jobs Barometer research again confirms that when UK employers advertise health and safety positions they expect applicants to have relevant professional qualifications. In fact 90% of the job advertisements for safety, health and environmental (SHE) roles reviewed specified one or more NEBOSH qualifications. That's up from 83% last year.
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  • South Devon engineer sentenced for unregistered gas work

    Torquay Magistrates heard that unregistered plumber Stephen Barton installed a gas cooker and gas boiler at two separate properties in Dawlish and Exeter during January and May 2016.
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  • South West Water fined after death of employee

    Truro Crown Court heard that on 30 December 2013 54-year-old Mr Robert Geach, a catchment operator employed by South West Water, was discovered face down in water by a colleague, having drowned and died at the scene. He had been working on the sand filtration unit of the Falmouth Waste Water Treatment Works.
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