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  • Live Event Technical Production

    Published on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    The updated course is now available for delegates to attend through one of our approved training providers. If you are employed by a Crew or self employed and work in the Live Events industry make sure you attend a course to remain eligible to work. Course aim To provide information

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  • Worker crushed

    Published on Monday, July 30th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    West Midlands manufacturing company fined after worker crushed Date:19 July 2018 A manufacturing firm in Worcestershire has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries when wooden panels fell onto him. Worcester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 8 April 2017, a Global Displays Limited employee was injured when a stack

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  • HSE notice for EnQuest for oil platform near-miss

    Published on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    HSE notice for EnQuest for oil platform near-miss 20th July 2018 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has handed oil exploration firm EnQuest an enforcement notice after two platform workers narrowly missed being struck by a falling 2.6 tonne riser section. Image credit, Terry Cavner/ oilrig-photos.com The North Sea operator

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  • Worker injured after being struck by fencing panels

    Published on Friday, July 20th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    9 July 2018 A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 23 February 2017, John Evans, an employee of Blok N Mesh Limited had been helping to manually load fencing panels into shipping containers when approximately

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  • Company fined after workers suffer serious leg injuries 27 June 2018

    Published on Monday, July 2nd, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    An engineering company was sentenced today after two employees were seriously injured during work to dispose of old gas cylinders at the company’s site in Hull. Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 6 January 2017, a worker at Redhall Engineering Services Ltd was asked to decommission approximately eight or nine

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  • UKPIA Statistical Review 2018

    Published on Monday, June 25th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    UKPIA launches 2018 Statistical Review   Nearly 30 billion litres of diesel were sold as road fuel in the UK last year, according to UKPIA’s newly published Statistical Review 2018. Its compilation of UK downstream oil industry statistics found that in 2017 diesel demand grew by around 1%, while demand

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  • Serious injury from electrical socket

    Published on Monday, June 18th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Pembrokeshire man sentenced after worker seriously injured Date:6 June 2018 A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock. Swansea Crown Court heard that, on 12 March 2014, Mr Hearne, under instruction from George Jones, sustained serious injuries whilst

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  • Over 500k fine for incident

    Published on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined more than 500k following overhead power lines incident Date:25 May 2018 A Construction company has been fined after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on

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  • Worker suffers life changing injuries

    Published on Monday, May 21st, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after worker suffers life changing injuries 18 May 2018 A construction company has today been fined after a worker fell through a roof and suffered life changing injuries. Glasgow Sheriff Court heard how, on 22 October 2015, the self-employed joiner was working on the construction site at Claremont

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  • Death of worker

    Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 by Shirley Lovegrove

    Company fined after death of worker 9 May 2018 A Somerset pre-cast concrete products manufacturing company has been fined after a 43-year-old man was fatally injured when trapped by machinery. Bath Magistrates’ Court heard how Jeffery Baulf, a maintenance fitter employed by CPM Group Limited, was carrying out maintenance work

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