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Fuel co sentenced over Stanlow tank explosion

A UK manufacturer and supplier of fuel products has been fined after an explosion at its tank farm at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

Beverage gas supplier fined £40k over cylinder explosion

A supplier of food grade CO2 and CO2/nitrogen mixes to restaurants and pubs in the north of England has shortened its cylinder inspection cycle by half after an employee was injured in an explosion. 

TUC safety head defends Big Ben chime suspension

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has defended plans to silence parliament’s bell to protect the hearing of workers undertaking restoration on the Houses of Parliament’s clock tower and its famous clock.

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Noise and vibration special: Double trouble

Some medicines and chemical substances are associated with permanent hearing loss, especially when combined with noise exposure. 

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. 

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