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EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 1 Sept 2017

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Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us. Early Bird registration up until 1st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 2nd September is £425.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition)

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This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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Company fined for failure to comply with improvement notices

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A London based company who fabricate structural steel products has been fined for failure to maintain compliance with the law following prior HSE enforcement action.

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Worker injured when he was crushed by metal folding machine

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A company which manufactures office equipment has been fined after a trainee worker was injured when he was crushed by a metal folding machine.

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Employee loses two fingers at silver manufacturer

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A silver manufacturing company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his right hand.

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