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CONFINED SPACES

The dangers of too much oxygen

Yorkshire Water has received a substantial fine in connection with a fatal accident involving oxygen. How did the gas become a hazard to its workers and where did the company go wrong? More...

CONFINED SPACES

Q&A - can we just pop through the hatch?

CONFINED SPACES

Working with gases in confined spaces

If your staff and contractors work with gases in small rooms and other confined spaces, updated guidance will help you avoid fatal errors. What does it cover and what is its status? More...

CONFINED SPACES

Fatal mistakes caused toluene poisoning

In December 2015 a company was fined £200,000 in connection with the death of a worker who was overcome by paint fumes inside a bridge. Are similar risks only found in such extreme circumstances or could your own staff be affected? More...

CONFINED SPACES

Employee trapped inside machine

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli was prosecuted over the death of an employee found inside an industrial autoclave. How did the accident happen and what should have been done to prevent it? More...

CONFINED SPACES

Definition of a confined space

When the HSE’s relevant guidance was updated in December 2014, changes were made to improve understanding of the term “confined space”. What do you need to know? More...

CONFINED SPACES

Confined spaces consultation

CONFINED SPACES

Confined space dangers

As a recent case shows, working in cellars and similar locations can be fatal if not managed properly. What happened and how can you avoid making a similar mistake? More...

CONFINED SPACES

When a room becomes a confined space

As a recent case shows, not all confined space accidents occur in drains, tanks or pits. What happened here and what should have been done to avoid the accident? More...

POLICIES & RECORDS

“Help! I’m stuck in the lift”

Getting stuck in a lift is something that most of us dread. However, it does happen and those inside need to be rescued. So to ensure that everyone knows what to do in such an event, why not use our new lift rescue checklist? More...
Last updated: 12.12.2018

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