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UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE CELEBRATES WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY. THEME OF THE YEAR’S EVENT IS “RAISE YOUR VOICE, NOT THE SEA LEVEL”


A building firm director who was part buried when the high sides of an excavation collapsed on him has appeared in court alongside his company.

850kg metal skid fell after lifting chains came off forklift hook


Two manufacturers have been ordered to pay a total of more than £46,000 after an 850 kilogramme metal frame fell on a worker’s foot during a poorly planned delivery operation.

CDM is priority for new HSE construction chief


Ensuring the construction industry “responds in a sensible and proportionate manner” to the revised Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) will be a priority for the HSE’s newly appointed chief

Miracle Escape from Portable Building Collapse


Small bolts fitted to cabin legs because holes were too small for pins   30 parents and children playing on storey below unharmed


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Gearbox fall drops leisure park operator’s profits by £93,000


The operator of a Northamptonshire holiday park has been ordered to pay more than £90,000 for safety failings that led to an employee being struck by the gearbox of the van he was mending.

Senior managers must spend more time with workers, says HSE study


Workers felt senior managers at times fail to listen and can be inconsistent
Report recommends a review of safety rep training courses

January 21, 2015 CDC Ebola Response Update


Speed is paramount in our response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa as we continue to be vigilant in the fight to extinguish Ebola. The faster we get to communities with suspected cases,

ASSE Nigeria 2015 Conference

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Nigeria chapter held her 2nd annual Professional Development Conference and Exhibition on 3rd -5th March 2015 at the external ball room of the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos