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Work at height focus at health and safety expo

Work at height focus at health and safety expo

The NASC and CISRS are set to exhibit at the UK’s largest and leading health and safety event at London’s ExCeL – the Safety & Health Expo, 16-18 June.

Visitors to the 2015 Expo - which attracts 15000 people and this year sees presentations...

Posted on 20th May 2015 08:54:33 by Unassigned
Wearable tech startups focus on workplace health and safety

Wearable tech startups focus on workplace health and safety

Entrepreneur Stacey Wallin says “shiny” wearable devices for consumers and athletes, such as the Apple Watch, may hog the limelight, but she believes her technology startup will come out a winner by zeroing in on wearables for the workplace.

The cofounder...

Posted on 13th May 2015 09:31:28 by Unassigned
Health and safety culture ten times worse than a decade ago, says Downton star

Health and safety culture ten times worse than a decade ago, says Downton star

Actor Hugh Bonneville has dismissed plans for a Downton Abbey spin-off and hit out at the health and safety culture plaguing TV drama.

The ITV period drama bows out at the end of the next series despite attracting millions of viewers around the globe.

Its executive producer,...

Posted on 15th Apr 2015 08:50:56 by Unassigned
Farm director gets fine after dangerous work at height

Farm director gets fine after dangerous work at height

The director of a Shropshire dairy farm has been prosecuted after he failed to protect both himself and others while working at height.

Shutt and Mansell Ltd director Phillip Mansell, 49, and a 22-year-old self-employed relief worker from Market Drayton, were both knocked unconscious after...

Posted on 27th Mar 2015 13:30:35 by Unassigned
Building firm sentenced for corporate manslaughter

Building firm sentenced for corporate manslaughter

A building firm and its owner have been sentenced today (3 February 2015) at Preston Crown Court, following an incident in 2011 where a man died as a result of falling through a roof.

Peter Mawson Ltd, a building and joining firm, pleaded guilty in December to ‘corporate manslaughter’...

Posted on 27th Mar 2015 13:11:11 by Unassigned

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