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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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Worker suffers serious injury from contact with overhead power line

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A stonemasonry company in Perth has been fined after an apprentice stonemason was seriously injured from contact with an overhead power line.

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Respirable crystalline silica (RCS): Health surveillance and exposure control – Buxton, 27 January 2016

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This one-day course will deal with background issues, current practice and how things are changing in relation to health surveillance, particularly in light of new HSE guidance. It will also provide information about controlling RCS exposures in the workplace.

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Stone masonry boss failed to protect his workers’ health

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The owner of a stone masonry company has been fined for failing to protect the health of his workers, exposing them to preventable risk of suffering life-changing conditions.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

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The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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