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HSE Prosecutions

HSE Prosecutions

Building contractor fined for asbestos failings at a domestic property construction project

A company has been fined for failing to complete the correct asbestos survey at a domestic construction project.Salisbury Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 18 October 2017
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HSE releases annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain

Statistics released today show that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record.However, more than hal
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HSE’s Chief Scientific Adviser welcomes introduction of new Covid-19 research programme

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been asked to lead one of seven studies as part of a national COVID-19 research programme funded by the UK government and fronte
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Health and Safety Executive Cracks Down on Dust

Health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspecti
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Hot Conditions During Work with Asbestos

The recent hot summer weather conditions have implications for asbestos work within enclosures and other confined spaces. This can include set-up as well as actual asbest
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HSE Urges Blackburn Businesses to take five steps to Become COVID-Secure

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is out and about talking to businesses in Blackburn and the surrounding areas to ensure they are COVID-secure to help tackle the cor
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ASB5 and NNLW Forms and Databases: Down Time on 22/7/2020

This bulletin has been provided to us by the HSEAsbestos Licensing InformationThe Licensed Asbestos Notification Form (ASB5) and the Notifiable Non-Licensed Work (NNLW) f
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Revised Asbestos Licence Application Forms V7.2

This information has been provided to us by the HSEFollowing a review of the use of the asbestos license application form and discussion with the ALC Licensing Sub-Group,
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Employer Sentenced for Failing to Implement Safe Working Practices for the Removal Asbestos

An employer has been sentenced for failing to reduce exposure and spread of asbestos when demolishing a large pig shed.Lincolnshire Magistrates’ Court heard that, in July
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Health and safety at work summary statistics for Great Britain 2019

HSE have recently released the latest annual injury and ill-heath statistics, which includes asbestos related deaths.The latest statistics report:2,526 mesothelioma death
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