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SOHSA Annual General Meeting 2008

Thursday, 21st Feb '08 at 14:36
Event Date: March 11, 2008 Start Time: 2:00 PM Ending Time: 5:00 PM

The Sheffield Occupational Health and Safety Association (SOHSA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) is to be held on Tuesday, 11th March 2008.

Agenda:
  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the 85th SOHSA AGM (held 13th March 2007)
  3. Statement...

HSE warns of the dangers of unguarded machinery as Manchester tile company is fi

Monday, 11th Feb '08 at 16:02

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning employers to ensure they have effective measures in place to prevent access to dangerous parts of machinery. The warning follows HSE’s prosecution of a Manchester company after a maintenance engineer lost the tip of his finger.

Pilkington Tiles...

1000 Spot-checks of Refurbishment sites across Great Britain

Monday, 11th Feb '08 at 15:55

Last year over half of the workers who died on construction sites worked in refurbishment, and the number of deaths on refurbishment sites rose by 61%. Today, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced that throughout February it aims to inspect 1000 refurbishment sites across Great...

Roofers urged to Heighten Awareness about Falls

Monday, 11th Feb '08 at 15:51

Roofing contractors in the North East are being invited to take a bite out of health and safety with a free breakfast seminar this month. Bacon sandwiches will be on offer at the event held in Newcastle as part of the Health and Safety Executive’s work to reduce the number of injuries as a...

HSE 'wake up call' for asbestos removal industry

Monday, 11th Feb '08 at 15:49

HSE 'wake up call' for asbestos removal industry Licensed Asbestos Contractors’ Leadership Summit at Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket, Wednesday 13th February 2008.

Asbestos-related disease accounts for over 3,500 deaths each year, creating what is the UK’s biggest single cause of work...

HSE launches occupational health management tool for construction industry

Monday, 11th Feb '08 at 15:47

Last year 1.8 million days were lost in the construction industry due to work related ill health compared to 0.9 million days lost due to accidents. As the construction industry, which employs nearly 2.0 million site workers, continues to work hard to reverse the trend on fatalities, the Health...


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