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UK chemical company fined after worker suffers burns 12 April 2022

UK chemical company Robert McBride Ltd. has been sentenced for safety breaches after a 31-year-old worker suffered 13 per cent superficial burns to his right arm and hand following the ignition of flammable vapours. The incident occurred in August 2017 at a site in Hull. McBride is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of retailer-owned household goods....

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Hazardex in the Regions 2022: Swansea Paper - Update from the regulator 10 March 2022

The aim of this presentation is to provide an update by the Regulator on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors....

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Hazardex in the Regions 2022: Aberdeen Paper - Update from the regulator 08 March 2022

The aim of this presentation is to provide an update by the Regulator on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the energy sector....

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Hazardex in the Regions 2022: Ellesmere Port Paper - Update from the regulator 02 March 2022

The aim of this presentation is to provide an update by the Regulator on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors....

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UK utility fined £5 million after fatal gas explosion 15 February 2022

Northern Gas Networks was fined £5 million on February 9 for safety breaches relating to a 2019 fire and gas explosion. The incident involved a gas pipeline near residential premises in the town of Mirfield, West Yorkshire and resulted in the death of a woman in her seventies....

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UK gas engineering company fined for unsafe LPG installation work 24 January 2022

A gas engineering company has been fined after undertaking Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) installation work at a food factory near Spalding, Lincolnshire that was later condemned as being unsafe. The fine of £20,000 follows a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigation which found the company did not have the competencies to undertake the work....

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UK Health & Safety Executive releases annual workplace fatality figures for 2020/21 20 July 2021

Provisional data released by the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year, though the number of deaths in 2019/20 (113) was low compared to other recent years....

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UK HSE to launch four week consultation exercise on amendments to the PPE at Work Regulations 15 July 2021

The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is consulting on changes to the PPER 1992. The HSE is encouraging you to draw the attention of your stakeholders and other interested parties to this consultation launching on Monday 19 July 2021 and running for 4 weeks....

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NEBOSH partners with Health and Safety Executive to launch new risk management qualification 29 April 2021

NEBOSH has partnered with Great Britain’s regulator, the Health and Safety Executive, to launch an introductory qualification that provides straightforward, practical health and safety risk management skills....

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Hazardex 2021 Conference Paper - The use of artificial intelligence in safety related applications 22 April 2021

There are applications emerging in many sectors that are using some aspects of machine learning that can directly or indirectly affect safety. This presentation will describe the range of applications emerging, the opportunities that this technology brings and the associated risks....