A housing association has been fined £1m after a five-year-old girl died from head and neck injuries in a disability lift at her home in Weymouth, Dorset. The lift maintenance contractor has been handed a £533,000 fine while a charge against the property firm’s sister company has been ordered to be left to lie on the court file and was not separately sentenced.
The government is to invest £26.6m in projects to develop robots and unmanned aerial vehicles to substitute for human workers in hazardous environments.
Two construction firms have been fined £1.4m apiece after an agency worker, who had expressed concern about low staffing, was injured when his foot was drawn into a rotating screw conveyor.
The most senior OSH practitioner at shipping giant Maersk has strong views on the need to talk the language of business and to work themselves out of jobs.
We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.
Disciplines: Environmental Health & Safety,Manufacturing,Risk management
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Disciplines: Environmental Health & Safety,Occupational Health & Hygiene
Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 per annum + benefits
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Disciplines: Environmental Health & Safety,Public Sector
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