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Corporate manslaughter refers to a criminal offence in English law that involves a death caused by a corporate entity. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide (CMCMA) Act came into effect on April 6th, 2008, and on the 1st February 2016, changes…
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Beware of Falling Materials at Construction Sites

Employers have a duty of care to protect members of the public, as well as their own staff and other workers who may be sharing the job site. One of the biggest risks on construction sites where work is being carried out at height is the potential for…
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MEWPs, or mobile elevated working platforms, are powered access machines, used in a huge range of construction and warehousing sectors. MEWPs are available in two basic types: boom (cherry pickers) and vertical (scissor lifts). Boom lifts have two types…
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Scaffolding is the solution to many access issues, providing a safe and legal means of access for workers at height. It is recommended above many other means of access, especially if the work will be prolonged or involve multiple workers, tools, equipment…
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Mental health is a problem that affects approximately 1 in every 4 people each year, yet there is still little guidance available to employers on how to manage and help employees who may be struggling with a mental health problem. It is thought to cost UK…
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The experts at The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) are predicting a growth in the construction industry that will see housebuilding return to pre-recession levels by 2020. In order for this growth to be sustained, they anticipate the sector…
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed that many employers are allowing new forklift operators to be trained casually, by existing forklift operators, rather than by an accredited training provider. If that wasn’t enough cause for concern,…
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Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs) are the safest way of positioning workers at height for temporary jobs as they provide efficient access to high areas and protect the workers from the risk of falling. Trapping & Crushing However, MEWPS are not…
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Construction workers are most at risk of death than any other type of worker in the UK. The construction industry has held first place in the most dangerous jobs list for quite some time, above a whole host of occupations you might think are more risky,…
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