Health, safety & environment - Risk assessment

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SAFE SYSTEMS OF WORK - 01.07.2024

Openreach fined £1.3m following death of engineer

A telephone engineer drowned while trying to repair phone lines across a river. What went wrong and what lessons can you learn from this case to prevent a similar occurrence?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 01.07.2024

Huge fine for failure of permit to work system

A fatal incident has seen Tata Chemicals Europe Limited prosecuted for failing to have in place a permit to work (PTW) for hazardous work at a live chemical plant. Why was this and how should you control working with dangerous substances?
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MACHINERY GUARDS - 01.07.2024

Pizza maker fined after workers caught up in machinery

One of the nation’s largest producers of supermarket pizzas has been fined £800,000 after two workers suffered serious injuries at its factory in Bolton. What were the failures and how can you prevent injuries when working with machinery?
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OFFICE SAFETY - 17.06.2024

Do you think your office is safe?

While hazards in an office might not be as high risk as other working environments, accidents can still happen. What are the top five issues and what can you do to create a safer workplace for both staff and visitors?
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CHEMICAL SAFETY - 03.06.2024

Know your hazard and precautionary statements

All substances are supplied with a label and a safety data sheet (SDS) which gives you information about the properties of the chemical. But what is a hazard or precautionary statement, what information is provided and how should you use this?
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - 21.05.2024

What’s the HSE’s stance on AI?

The HSE has outlined its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI), especially where it impacts health and safety in the workplace. What’s to know?
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Health, safety & environment - Risk assessment

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OFFICE SAFETY - 17.06.2024

Do you think your office is safe?

While hazards in an office might not be as high risk as other working environments, accidents can still happen. What are the top five issues and what can you do to create a safer workplace for both staff and visitors?
Read more

RISK ASSESSMENT - 09.05.2024

Why was worker crushed by overhead crane?

A manufacturing company has been fined after one of its employees was crushed to death at a factory. What were the circumstances of the accident and how could it have been avoided?
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - 21.05.2024

What’s the HSE’s stance on AI?

The HSE has outlined its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI), especially where it impacts health and safety in the workplace. What’s to know?
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