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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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RR1077 – Safe storage of wood pellet and wood chip fuel

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This report describes a study, involving seven site visits, to develop evidence to inform HSE engagement with the industry on the prevention of carbon monoxide poisonings.

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Timber company fined for safety failings

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A Timber company based in Somerset has been sentenced for safety failings relating to a construction project.

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Firm fined after worker’s hand was caught in machinery

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A Northampton luxury kitchen manufacturer, Bespoke in Oak Limited, was sentenced on 12 January 2016 after a worker had two fingers amputated following an industrial accident.  The incident occurred on 31st October 2014 when the worker caught his dominant right hand on a revolving cutting block.

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Companies sentenced in HSE inspector’s “most horrific case”

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Two North West companies have been fined following the death of two workers at a Merseyside woodchip factory.

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