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MRS Training & Rescue – Safe in our hands

HSE International presents an exclusive interview with confined space training experts MRS Training & Rescue. For over 100 years, MRS Training & Rescue …

SACCS – Safe Access & Control of Confined Spaces

Billy Gundry, Grad IOSH MCMI, MRS Training & Rescue, discusses regulations for working in confined spaces and a new confined space management App – SACCS …

West Coast Corrugated in court after reversing fork lift truck struck worker

West Coast Corrugated Ltd failed to consider the risk created by vehicles and pedestrians operating in the same area. The company pleaded guilty to breach..

General Manager fined for safety failings despite six previous improvement notices

Cambridge Timbertec Ltd failed to maintain suitable standards of work after several inspections, improvement notices and written advice from the HSE…

Cardiff steel manufacturer fined after Koch Straightener crushes worker’s hand

In October 2015, the worker was removing leftover steel from a Koch Straightener when he trapped his hand between the rotating rollers inside the machine…

Hitchen Foods fined £2m after falling plastic bales kill worker

In February 2015, Jacek Adamowicz was cleaning a storage yard when several plastic bales weighing 703kg fell towards him, trapping him against the ground…

South West Water fined £1.8m after lone worker Robert Geach drowned

In December 2013, catchment operator Robert Geach had been working on a sand filtration unit at Falmouth Waste Water Treatment Works. He was found face down in water…

Chemical company fined £3 million after toxic vapour cloud death

The large, poisonous vapour cloud rapidly expanded to several metres in height and poured out from the site as a thick, dense white cloud…

Cardiff builder receives community order following unsafe gas work

A builder has been sentenced to 250 hours of community service for putting a home owner at risk following renovations to their house in Cardiff…

Daylight savings at 100 – a century of wasted opportunity

Daylight saving time is 100 years old, and family safety charity RoSPA, also celebrating its centenary, is calling for a time-shift fit for the 21st century…

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