HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATES

Safety video released following a heat gun exposed to flammable resin causing fatal fire

This news article featured in issue no.13 in CHSP’s April 2022 newsletter  On 21st September 2020 two contract workers working in a confined space working for Evergreen Packaging Mill were fatally injured following some other work activity taking part in a...

Woman wins unfair dismissal case against previous Employer

On 12th May 2020 a woman based in Ireland who wishes to remain anonymous felt she was left with no other option but to quit her job during the COVID lockdown as her employer refused to allow her to work from home as per the government guidelines at the time.

Several Hand Arm Vibration diagnosis related fines issued to Council

This news article featured in issue no. 11 in CHSP's February 2022 newsletter. Do you have a suitable risk assessment for vibration exposure to workers? In February 2011, 11 workers at Wrexham County Council were diagnosed with a combination of Hand Arm Vibration or...
Highway code changes

Highway code changes

Professional drivers and operators will be affected by Highway Code changes  The Highway Code changes are due to be released on 29th January 2022 some of which are legal requirements. A summary of some of the changes are below: Road users that can cause the most...

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Death by Alloy Tower Fall

Death by Alloy Tower Fall

This news article featured in issue no. 6 in CHSP’s September 2021 newsletter.  A worker died after falling from an unguarded platform of an alloy access tower that he was dismantling in Worthing, UK. An employee of EDF Energy Contracting Ltd, James Gordon was...

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