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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is to target construction sites across Great Britain as part of a month-long respiratory health initiative.

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An Irvine-based construction company and its director have been sentenced after multiple health and safety failings, giving rise to significant risk, were found on a local housing development site. Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard how three inspections by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) took pla

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Demolition and construction firms are being urged to double-down on thorough planning, management and control of demolition and refurbishment work.

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Work-related stress and poor mental health risk becoming a health and safety crisis for Great Britain’s workplaces, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned today. While the full impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is yet to be fully understood, mental health issues are the number one reas

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Britain’s safety regulator the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety notice on the use of wheeled loading shovels following nine fatal vehicle-pedestrian collisions in the past four years.

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A Wick man has been fined for health and safety failings which left a worker with severe injuries. William Swanson, who traded as LTS Construction, pled guilty to a breach of working at height regulations at Wick Sheriff Court on 4 October 2021. He was fined £2,000

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Inspectors from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) will be targeting construction firms across Scotland to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative. Starting on October 4, the inspections will focus on respiratory risks and occupational

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Wood-based materials manufacturer Egger (UK) Limited has been fined after a self-employed lorry driver was killed making a routine delivery of recycled wood. Ayr Sheriff Court heard that on 3 October 2017, whilst standing on open ground at the rear of the trailer of his articulated vehicle, the driv

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A housing developer and groundworks contractor have been fined after an employee was crushed and severely injured during an excavation collapse in Cumnock. Ayr Sherriff Court heard that, on 20 February 2018, employees of W & E Lammie were carrying out drainage works within an excavation at

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