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Enforcement action taken at one in five construction sites

25-03-2013

Prohibition Notice served on this site - 17 metre drop and no edge protection

Nearly one in five construction sites visited across Britain have been subject to enforcement action after failing safety checks.

In a month long initiative, inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited a total of 2363 sites where refurbishment or repair work was taking place and…

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New date for health and safety cost recovery scheme

19-03-2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that its cost recovery scheme, Fee For Intervention (FFI), is going ahead but will now not start in April 2012.

The scheme sets out to recover costs from those who break health and safety laws for the time and effort HSE spends on helping to put…

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