Archive for the ‘News’ Category

17/01/2020

NEBOSH CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE

Course Content The NEBOSH Construction Certificate Course content is as follows Provisions under the Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974 Statute Law, Civil Law and Common Law Safety Policies Method Statements (Safe Systems of Work) Guarding of Machinery Role and powers of enforcing authorities Fire Legislation Legal responsibilities for Sub-Contracting Electrical Regulations 1989 […]

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17/01/2020

Worker dies after being trapped under digger

A 23-year-old Nottinghamshire man dies on Lincoln site. The victim was working for Chesterfield-based groundworks subcontractor Melfort Construction Services on the site where Lindum Group is main contractor. It is understood the man was trapped under an overturned digger. Lincolnshire Police said: “We can confirm that a 23-year-old Nottinghamshire man died at the scene. “Next […]

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20/12/2019

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

I-Safe Ltd would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients and associates a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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20/12/2019

Fabricated metal inspections

HSE will be inspecting sites that carry out metal fabrication in January to March 2020 to check compliance with the law.     The focus will be on control of exposure to welding fume and metalworking fluids.  All welding fumes (including mild steel) are now classed as carcinogens. Metalworking fluids can cause occupational asthma, occupational […]

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22/11/2019

Fire chiefs have launched an investigation into the type of cladding used on a Bolton student block hit by a major blaze on Friday. The fire at The Cube student accommodation block quickly gutted the top floor of the six-storey building which housed 221 students. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “Following the […]

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22/11/2019

IOSH Managing Safely Course in Sheffield

Managing safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It’s designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams. This course is unlike any other. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and with a […]

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15/11/2019

Developer fined £600,000 for white finger outbreak

Places for People Homes Limited has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. Aylesbury Crown Court heard that between 2009 and 2014 employees at the developer used vibrating powered tools to carry out ground maintenance work at sites in Milton Keynes, Rotherham and Hull. An HSE investigation found the company failed […]

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08/11/2019

IOSH Managing Safely Course

Managing safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It’s designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams. This course is unlike any other. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and with a […]

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08/11/2019

6 Steps to Prevent Cancer Caused by Welding Fumes

Mild steel welding fume has been reclassified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a human carcinogen with the potential to cause lung and possibly kidney cancer in workers. The HSE has responded by warning businesses it will strengthen enforcement expectations as a result of the latest research. Now is the time to […]

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24/10/2019

CODE Co-Living has submitted plans for three building elements: one of 12 storeys, a second of 16 storeys, and the tallest reaching 36 storeys. At almost 117m tall, the main tower would be 16m taller than Sheffield’s current title holder and edge above a 114m tall student scheme currently under construction in Leeds – which […]

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