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THE LATEST HSE STATISTICS

Posted on September 02, 2013at 2:24 pm

The latest HSE statistics have revealed a fall in the number of workers killed in Britain last year. Provisional data shows that 148 workers were fatally injured between April 2012 and March 2013, compared to 172 in the previous year. There were 39 fatal injuries to workers in construction, 26% lower than the average figure […]

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FURTHER UPDATE ON THE REVISED CDM REGULATIONS

Posted on August 21, 2013at 10:19 am

The Association for Project Safety ( APS ) have reported :- The HSE have informed us that their recently submitted Regulatory Impact Assessment for CDM 2014 has been returned by the Regulatory Policy Committee and there is some additional work for the HSE to do. This further information will then need to be re-considered by […]

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HSE INSPECTIONS - SUMMER INITIATIVE

Posted on August 01, 2013at 3:46 pm

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) launched a new safety initiative on Monday 29 July, targeting construction work at schools, universities and student accommodation during the summer holidays. It has been revealed that inspectors from the HSE will be visiting sites across the North West during the next two weeks following the recent release of […]

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HSE INSPECTORS DOUBLED IN A BID TO CUT FATALITIES

Posted on August 01, 2013at 3:34 pm

The HSE’s new chief inspector for construction is planning to double the ranks of inspectors in a bid to reduce construction fatalities.   Heather Bryant, who took over from Philip White in April, is to marshal 300 extra general HSE inspection staff based in 39 regional offices, specifically to tackle the problem of falls from […]

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CDM REGULATIONS 2014 - UPDATE

Posted on July 12, 2013at 8:56 am

The HSE are proposing to revise the CDM Regulations in 2014 which will have widespread consequences for the construction industry.   They are currently intending to consult with interested parties in September 2013 with the following being the key proposals:   ·      Works to domestic properties where 2 or more contractors are employed will now […]

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CDM REGULATIONS 2014 - UPDATE

Posted on June 29, 2013at 8:26 am

The HSE are proposing to revise the CDM Regulations in 2014 which will have widespread consequences for the construction industry. They are currently intending to consult with interested parties in September 2013 with the following being the key proposals: Works to domestic properties where 2 or more contractors are employed will now become notifiable (subject […]

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John Okey at Business Startup

Posted on June 26, 2013at 2:47 pm

John Okey at Business Startup

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KEELAGHER OKEY KLEIN - BUSINESS UPDATE

Posted on June 21, 2013at 3:35 pm

Last year (March 2013) we again increased our turnover and improved our financial standing as well as gaining new clients including:-   Manchester City Council Nuclear Decommissioning Authority UK Shared Business Services (Formerly RCUK) Swindon Mace Deloitte St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council The University of Sheffield Navigant Oldham City Council Comtechsa Community Architects Bruntwood Telford […]

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Provision Of Welfare Facilities During Construction Work

Posted on May 29, 2013at 8:55 am

Adequate toilet and washing facilities, a place to warm up and eat and somewhere to store clothing are among the minimum welfare provisions that clients ”“ other than domestic clients ”“ of contractors must ensure are available to construction workers before notifiable work (ie projects lasting more than 30 days or involving more than 500 […]

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25% Of Construction Sites Fail Safety Inspections

Posted on May 29, 2013at 8:54 am

Nearly 1 in 4 of 2014 construction sites visited across Great Britain by the Health and Safety Executive in March as part of an intensive inspection campaign failed safety checks. The visits focused on refurbishment and roofing to ensure any work at height was being done safely and that sites were in good order. In […]

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