Health and Safety


HSE Bulletin : Falls from ladders

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Aug 2017

HSE Bulletin : Falls from ladders

Slips, trips and falls from ladders : Safe use of ladders Combination ladders Following a recent fatal accident investigation, HSE is strongly advising all duty holders and users of combination ladders to ensure that they: carry out pre-use checks; use them in accordance with instructions; check the locking mechanism(s). Failure to do so could result in serious accidents. Telescopic ladders The use of telescopic ladders...

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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

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Aug 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Health & Safety news from the HSE … The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force in Great Britain on 6 April 2015. They set out what people involved in construction work need to do to protect themselves from harm and anyone the work affects. Whatever your role in construction, CDM aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you...

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Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

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May 2015

Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

Lifesavers – Andy Wall and Russell Rowley receive awards from Andy Jeynes A trio of workers from a train maintenance firm have been praised for saving the life of a colleague. Andy Wall, Barry Parkes and Russell Rowley, who all work at Alston, off Jones Road in Wolverhampton, came to to the rescue of an unnamed contractor who suffered a cardiac arrest. Mr Wall, a...

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Safe Working in Confined Spaces

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Dec 2014

Safe Working in Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. Approved Code of Practice, Regulations and guidance. This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance is for those involved in work within confined spaces, those who employ or train such people and those that represent them. It explains the definition of a confined space in the Regulations and gives examples. It will help you assess the risk of working within a...

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