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Safety at Height

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13 09, 2016

HBE supports Construction Safety Week Ireland

2016-12-06T22:56:39+00:00By |

The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual Construction Safety Week campaign this week and has called on all construction companies to set aside time this week to re-emphasise the importance of safety to their employees. The focus of the week is for construction companies to establish a safety mindset amongst their staff, which will

4 07, 2016
  • HSA Safety at Height

How likely are you to receive an HSA inspection visit?

2016-12-06T22:56:40+00:00By |

In 2015 the HSA undertook 10,880 workplace inspections & investigations, including Asbestos, Legionella, Health & safety and Safety at Height inspections. How likely are you to receive an HSA inspection visit this year?

6 04, 2016
  • Safety at height HBE Safety harness and equipment certification

Construction Company fined for safety at height failings

2016-12-06T22:56:40+00:00By |

A construction company has been prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive in Northern Ireland for failing to ensure workers comply with health & safety site procedures relating to safety at Height, after a worker fell through a roof whilst constructing skydecking.

29 02, 2016
  • Health & Safety Authority HSA

HSA publishes inspection plans for Asbestos, Legionella & Working at Height

2016-12-06T22:56:40+00:00By |

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has published their 2016 programme of work, which includes the following information about their planned inspection visits: Asbestos and legionella Over the year, there are 685 inspections scheduled, covering Asbestos, biological agents such as Legionella bacteria, chemical agents, carcinogens, information in the supply chain (safety data sheets and chemical