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Social housing provider exposed workers to vibration

A housing association has been sentenced over its failure to manage employees’ exposure to vibration after one worker contracted hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

Furnace re-liner ignored vibration and silicosis risks

A manufacturer of monolithic refractory products that put workers at risk of developing hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and silicosis has been fined. 

BA maintenance arm exposed workers to vibration risk for eight years

British Airways Avionic Engineering (BAAE) failed to reduce the risk of hand-arm vibration at its Talbot Green plant in south Wales between 2005 and 2013, Cardiff Crown Court was told.


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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. 

Clear your head

How can we stop cognitive bias clouding our judgement in accident and incident investigations?

Here’s one I prepared earlier

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