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  • UK company fined more than £500,000 following overhead power line incident

    15 June 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 9 March 2016 a driver employed by Mick George Ltd was emptying a load of soil from his tipper vehicle at a site in Northampton....

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  • Explosion at UK facility leaves man with gas or chemical burns

    15 June 2018

    An explosion at a depot in Gloucester has left a man with suspected gas or chemical burns to his face and chest. The incident, which happened on June 11 shortly before 2pm, was at the Amey depot in Eastern Avenue. Two fire crews and an ambulance were called to the scene after a recycling compactor machine exploded....

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  • Rotting art exhibit causes explosion and fire in London gallery

    06 June 2018

    An installation consisting of sequin-embroidered decomposing fishes sealed in clear plastic bags combusted and set fire to the Hayward Gallery on London’s South Bank. The installation by Lee Bul was part of an exhibition of the Korean artist's work and was scheduled to open on May 30 but blew up before the show's first preview....

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  • The Hackitt Review – British Safety Council voices support and concerns

    21 May 2018

    The British Safety Council (BSC) has issued its response to the inquiry led by Dame Judith Hackitt: Building a Safer Future, Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety.The BSC said it welcomed many recommendations in the final report, but said it had concerns over other issues....

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  • IWCF introduces e-certificates for increased speed and security

    21 May 2018

    The International Well Control Forum (IWCF) will issue all certificates online, creating significant savings for training providers and greater overall assurance in the oil and gas industry....

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UK Electrotechnical JIB report shows 90% decrease in industry accidents since 2001 21 May 2018

The latest Electrotechnical JIB Survey of Accidents at Work has shown that the 2017 accident incidence rate (AIR) for RIDDOR-reportable accidents is less than 10% of what it was in 2001. Of the 17 reportable injuries in 2017, there were no fatalities and none of the injuries were due to contact with electricity. However, 11 were the result of falls or trips at height or at ground level. ...

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North Sea will need 40,000 new skilled recruits in next 20 years - report 14 May 2018

A report into UK oil and gas workforce dynamics by global energy skills body OPITO and Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Oil and Gas Institute indicates that more than 40,000 new people will need to be recruited into the industry over the next 20 years, including 10,000 in posts that do not exist today....

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Japanese conglomerate seeks to reduce exposure to UK nuclear project 02 May 2018

Hitachi will ask the UK government to take a direct stake in the company that is to build and operate a nuclear power plant in Wales which is now 100% owned by the Japanese industrial group. Hitachi expects the government to invite private British companies to participate and hopes to reduce its own stake to less than 50%, according to Japan’s Nikkei news agency....

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Production to restart at Chevron platform in North Sea after suspected gas leak causes shutdown 30 April 2018

Production was suspended on April 28 at a North Sea oil platform following a suspected gas leak. Chevron said the Alba Northern platform was shut at 17:50 as gas bubbles were spotted in the water. All 124 staff on the Alba Northern were safe and remained on the platform, the company said....

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HSE tells UK oil & gas operators to reduce oil and gas leaks 26 April 2018

Chris Flint, the Director of the Energy Division within the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has sent a letter to UK offshore oil and gas operators urging them to raise their game when it comes to preventing accidental oil and gas leaks. The letter was sent to operators ahead of the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster....

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