A new occupational health assessment framework for construction has been finalised following an industry-wide consultation.
A violist who sustained a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre at the Royal Opera House (ROH) in London in 2012 has won a landmark case against his employer. The High Court ruling sets the first legal precedent around noise-induced “acoustic shock”.
Contractors who cut through a pipe at Stanlow Oil Terminal in Cheshire and caused an explosion in an oil treatment tank had been issued a permit to work copied from the previous week’s, though the hazard profile had changed, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) told IOSH Magazine.
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Some medicines and chemical substances are associated with permanent hearing loss, especially when combined with noise exposure.
The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes.
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