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Company fined after uncontrolled fire

Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has today been fined after an uncontrolled fire at the company’s Seal Sands premises in Middlesbrough.....

Added on: 23/06/2017

L65 – Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response on offshore installations: Approved Code of Practice and guidance (Third edition)

This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and associated guidance provides practical advice on how you can comply with the requirements of the regulations. It provides guidance to those who own, operate o....

Added on: 20/05/2016

HSE enforcement notices issued as part of the investigation at the Wood Flour Mill, Bosley

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley.  As part of the on-going investigation, HSE last week served two enforcement....

Added on: 21/08/2015

Further HSE enforcement notices issued at Bosley Wood Flour Mill

HSE continues to work closely with Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services at the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley.  As part of the on-going investigation, HSE last week served a further Prohi....

Added on: 21/08/2015

Waste10 – Petrol recovery from end-of-life vehicles (rev1)

This guidance is aimed at vehicle dismantlers, and it advises on the fire and explosion hazards from handling and storing recovered petrol and how to control the risks.....

Added on: 14/08/2015

Changes to DSEAR from 1 June 2015

From June 2015 DSEAR also covers substances that are corrosive to metals and gases under pressure. It places a formal requirement on employers to assess the risks for substances if classified for thes....

Added on: 12/06/2015

Firm fined after worker burned in flash fire

A Moray-based firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured in a flash fire. Ravenhill Limited employee Norman Thomson, then 49, from Rothienorman, Aberdeenshire, was ca....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Safe use of Acetylene – new regulations come into force

The Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014 (ASR 2014) came into force on 1 October 2014. The hazards posed by acetylene gas is not fully addressed by DSEAR and so additional legal requirements for its safe....

Added on: 02/04/2015

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