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Health & Safety in the Courts: August 2018

Directors blame IKON's collapse on bad publicity from HSE death investigation. Read the full story here Property management firm pays £15k asbestos fine. Read the full story here  Two companies plead guilty to breaching s 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act ...

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Industry Spotlight: Manufacturing

 The manufacturing sector in the UK is made up of a range of diverse industries with an estimated 2.5 million workers involved in some aspect of manufacture. Over the past 5 years in manufacturing, each year an average of 22 workers died in workplace accidents.  In...

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Tip of the Month: RIDDOR Reporting

 Recording and reporting accidents and ill health at work is a legal requirement under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). Under RIDDOR the ‘responsible person’ is: "An employer; or a self-employed person working on...

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Health & Safety In the Courts: July 2018

Health & Safety In the Courts: July 2018 – Compiled by Acorn Health & Safety A housebuilder that was served 16 enforcement notices over a four-year period has been fined for a catalogue of safety failings uncovered at two construction sites. Read the full story here...

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What to do in an acid attack

Would you know what to do in the case of an acid attack? Acorn Health & Safety Ltd are a registered Qualsafe Training Centre and Qualsafe have recently issued a useful leaflet on how to help in the event of an acid attack. Qualsafe Awards is one of the largest Ofqual...

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