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12 May 2011 | SHE

Health and Safety Executive introduces new arrangements for online reporting of injuries and accidents

02 December 2010 | Quarrying

UK legislation now requires all new vehicles to have front blind spot mirrors fitted to allow drivers to see below them right at the front of the truck.

12 October 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Arco regularly review the ranges they offer to customers to ensure quality and value as well as incorporating latest technologies.

16 September 2010 | SHE

UNDERSTANDING the legislation, directives and machinery safety standards that apply to machinery and work equipment can be a difficult task.

15 July 2010 | SHE

PARTNERS are being sought to take part in workplace environment trials of a new wearable sensor array for the monitoring of heat strain – the term used to encompass a range of physiological...

01 July 2010 | SHE

‘SAFER by Association’, the Mineral Products Association’s new site-based health and safety audit package, was launched at Hillhead on 22 June.

29 June 2010 | SHE

Maintenance is integral to running a safe and reliable operation; and good planning and having the right skills and tools to do the job will minimize the risk to workers and the public in any...

17 June 2010 | Quarrying

ROCK Fall UK Ltd have received a glowing health and safety industry endorsement for their Tomcat range of metatarsal boots.

20 May 2010 | SHE

THE International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is working with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) on a new initiative that will increase clarity about which health and...

18 May 2010 | SHE

THE Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Hydraulic Excavator Safety Manual with new and expanded material that reflects current industry practices.

20 April 2010 | SHE

A NEW ‘Employer-Certified Operators ONLY’ safety decal for rough terrain fork-lift trucks has been developed by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and approved by the US Occupational...

15 April 2010 | SHE

A PLANT hire company has been fined £200,000 for health and safety failings that lead to an employee falling 5m to his death.

11 March 2010 | SHE

RECORDING a reduction of 65%, the MPA has beaten its health and safety ‘Hard Target 2009’, which aimed to halve the 2004 total of reportable injuries by the end of 2009.

17 February 2010 | SHE

AS Lafarge Cement UK celebrate their safest year yet with a reduction in UK-wide injuries of 70% in 2009, in comparison with 2008, the company’s Hope Works in Derbyshire has recently welcomed...

18 January 2010 | SHE

AN air ambulance service can mean the difference between life and death for patients, especially in rural areas, which is why Alwyn Roberts, a quarry operative for Welsh Slate in the mountains of...