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Lack of risk assessment saw workers engulfed in spray booth explosion

Two workers who died in a fireball as vapour from paint they were pouring ignited in a confined space had no risk assessment for the work. 

HSE to prosecute over fatal Pembroke Refinery blast

A UK fuel provider and a construction firm will be prosecuted over an explosion at an oil refinery in south Wales in 2011 that killed four workers.

Ten-year jail term for factory owner who ‘rammed premises full of explosives’

The owner of a fireworks factory in Stafford has been jailed for ten years after two people died during an explosion and fire.

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Heather Bryant, Balfour Beatty

The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes. 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

Here’s one I prepared earlier

Offsite modular construction offers cost and time savings. Does it reduce risks?

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