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03 February 2010 | SHE

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a consultation document (CD229) setting out proposals to amend its publication ‘Quarries Regulations 1999 Approved Code of Practice’.

03 February 2010 | SHE

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has this week launched a new phase of its hard-hitting campaign on slip, trip and fall incidents in the workplace.

20 January 2010 | SHE

THE number of people killed in the waste and recycling sector is more than nine times the national average, and four times more workers suffer injury than in any other industry, according to the...

16 December 2009 | SHE

TARMAC have been fined £10,000 after a teenage trespasser was seriously injured at Cornelly Quarry, near Bridgend, in May 2008.

02 December 2009 | SHE

IN a further move to promote the elimination of accidents within the quarrying industry, the Health and Safety Executive will be launching the latest phase of the ‘Target Zero’ initiative on the...

01 December 2009 | SHE

CARLTON Main Brickworks Ltd have been fined £25,000 after being convicted of failing to provide and maintain a suitable barrier around the boundary of a quarry where a 13-year old schoolgirl died...

25 November 2009 | SHE

AS part of the recent launch of ‘Be Part of the Solution’ – the HSE’s new strategy for improving workplace health and safety in Great Britain – a health and safety Pledge was created.

11 November 2009 | SHE

NEW, easy-to-use guidance is now available for businesses on how to deal with a hazardous substances in the workplace.

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03 November 2009 | Quarrying

A NEW team of HSE inspectors has been set up to crack down on death, injury and ill health in quarries and opencast coal mines across the UK.

04 June 2009 | SHE

THIS week saw the launch of ‘Be Part of the Solution' - the Health and Safety Executive's new strategy which aims to reduce the number of workplace accidents and take a common sense approach to...

09 April 2009 | SHE

MOVES to make the UK’s health and safety laws easier to understand and comply with came into effect earlier this week as part of an ongoing drive by the Health and Safety Executive to reduce...

05 February 2009 | SHE

LAST week saw the re-launch of a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) campaign warning about the dangers of falls from vehicles.

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11 December 2008 | SHE

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a three-month consultation on its new strategy: ‘The Health and Safety System of Great Britain\\Be Part of the Solution’.

31 October 2008 | SHE

THE Health and Safety Executive has launched new guidance for involving employees in the management of workplace health and safety.

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19 February 2010 | Health & Safety

Interview with Colin Mew, Principal Inspector of the Quarries National Inspection Team