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HSE People - Testimonial

"Having dealt with the HSE People team on a few occasions, I have no issue recommending them to anyone.  Rebecca and Mark are very knowledgeable and well connected people who thrive on making positive and useful referrals to their clients…
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CSB calls for new onshore drilling rules after blowout kills five - Article by Adam Duckett

CSB CSB has called for new guidance on improving cabin safety, including escape routes for trapped workers THE US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has urged regulators to develop safety standards for onshore oil and gas drillers, and address…
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Godiva Festival: "Very real risk of critical injuries" forced Rhythm Tent evacuation

The director of Godiva Festival has defended the decision evacuate and cancel performance's in the Rhythm Tent. John Hogan said a "very real risk of critical injury" prompted to the closure and said the decision was the only option available…
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Company's £150k fine is 'pittance' for losing my best friend, says widow

The late Steven McTeague with his family; wife Helen and children Conor and Ryan. As Helen McTeague turned the key in her front door her heart sank. There were family photographs lining the walls and the house was as she left it a few days…

Fears of fatality as number of dog attacks on postal workers grows

Some of the almost 2,500 dog attacks on postal workers in the UK in the past year “could easily have ended in fatalities”, a union official has warned. Some incidents ended in serious and permanent injury, with one postwoman describing…

Idiot scales the Shard with no safety equipment!

A man has been spotted scaling the outside of the Shard in London. Police say they were called at 5.15am after reports an individual was scaling the glass exterior of Britain’s tallest building. One person, who claims to know the man, told…
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Machinery checks will improve site safety in the waste sector

On-site safety across the waste industry is greatly enhanced if equipment operators are encouraged to follow a few basic vehicle safety and maintenance checks at the start of every shift, says David Banks, JCB’s Sales Manager Checks booked? It…

700 English schools reported over asbestos safety concerns

Concerns Health and Safety Executive will struggle to carry out inspections needed Nearly 700 schools have been referred to the national health and safety body over concerns they are failing to safely manage asbestos in their buildings, potentially…

HSE People speaks with Tag Search and Select about the PPE job market

We caught up with the team at Tag Search and Select Ltd to gain insight of the PPE job market this year so far. We spoke with Nick Taglione, Managing Director and he gave us a brief overview of the market: “We have had another record…

Temperature in the workplace - what the law says!

Temperatures in the indoor workplace are covered by the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which place a legal obligation on employers to provide a ‘reasonable’ temperature in the workplace. Minimum workplace temperature The…

Offshore health and safety boost - G+ report says incidents that could lead to fatalities or life-changing injuries were down in 2018

Health and safety incidents fell last year among members of the G+ Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, according to a new report. The 2018 Incident Data Report found that high potential incidents – defined as having the ability…

Two dead after crash involving Sevilla striker Joao Maleck

Two people have died following a car accident involving Sevilla Atletico striker Joao Maleck - who himself was injured - in Mexico. The Mexican youth international striker joined the Andalusian club in January on a loan deal with an option…