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HSE Supervisor killed by forklift

Health & Safety supervisor killed by accident at company

By STACY MOORE Newsday Wednesday, December 1 2010



GRIEF: Shelly Ramjohnsingh, is being assisted by relatives after she collapsed at the front of the Accident and Emergency Department of the San Fernan...

A Health and Safety supervisor with 35 years service at the steel and wire company, Trinco, met an untimely death yesterday while on duty at the company at Reform Village, near Williamsville.



Roy… Continue

Added by Carlstien on December 2, 2010 at 21:44 — No Comments

Contractor Busted for selling OSHA cards

Queens contractor busted for selling bogus safety certificates



BY Brian Kates

DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER



Friday, June 25th 2010, 4:00 AM

Related News



* Brooklyn warehouse worker Yuquan Chen crushed to death by falling granite slabs

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A Queens contractor was busted Thursday for selling dozens of bogus safety certificates needed by hardhats to work on most construction projects, prosecutors said.



Junior Lewis, owner of Jule… Continue

Added by Carlstien on July 4, 2010 at 0:14 — No Comments

Machine operator loses left leg in plant accident

Newsday By RHONDOR DOWLAT Friday, January 8 2010



PAPER MILL: The plant of Trinidad Tissues Limited in Malabar, Arima, where operator Anand Parag lost his left leg yesterday.



A 21-YEAR-OLD employee lost his left leg yesterday when he slipped into a machine at a toilet paper manufacturing plant at O’Meara Industrial Estate in Arima.



After spending 90 minutes trapped in the machine, operator Anand Parag of Biche was freed after fire officials from the Arima Fire… Continue

Added by Carlstien on January 8, 2010 at 22:22 — No Comments

HSE case involving accidental gun discharge

Folks remember there is not such thing as an "accidental gun discharge"



Policeman in court over gun blunder

United Kingdom - Posted Tue, 09 Jun 2009



A police firearms instructors and his chief constable are due to appear in court charged with health and safety breaches after a civilian was accidentally shot through the stomach.



Control room worker Keith Tilbury was in a classroom with 10 colleagues at Thames Valley Police headquarters in Kidlington,… Continue

Added by Carlstien on June 16, 2009 at 22:02 — No Comments

Migrant worker Electrocuted

Migrant worker electrocuted after firm ignored power-line warning - Safety & Health Practitioner - 04/06/2009











A Polish agricultural worker was electrocuted after metal poles he was carrying came into contact with overhead power lines.



Gerard Faltynowski, 26, was working as part of the ‘tunnel squad’ for a soft fruit farming company in July 2006. He and 11 other migrant workers were erecting a polytunnel on farm land near Blairgowrie,… Continue

Added by Carlstien on June 10, 2009 at 13:33 — No Comments

Urgent Job Opportunity

We have URGENT job opportunities for safety officers and managers. Interested

candidates may consider the following requirements:

Job title 3 SAFETY OFFICERS

Experience 5 years experience in the field of safety

Qualification

Requirements

Should not be over 50 years old. The ideal candidate

should possess relevant professional/industry

qualifications. Experience in the construction industry is

preferable. Relevant certifications will be a plus.… Continue

Added by Carlstien on June 3, 2009 at 1:16 — No Comments

Managing asbestos

IOSH Article - Best practice: managing asbestos



The UK now has the highest death rate from mesothelioma in the world. This shocking statistic was revealed in a recent HSE report showing that mesothelioma killed 1,740 men and 316 women in the UK in 2006. In this feature, Connect reminds readers what they need to do if they’re involved in managing buildings.



What is asbestos?

The three most common types of asbestos usually found in buildings are chrysotile (white),… Continue

Added by Carlstien on June 2, 2009 at 2:46 — No Comments

Importance of HazCom

Girl Drinks Hydrochloric Acid

by Associated Press

Published: February 19 2009 - 9:46 am Last Updated: February 19 2009 - 4:50 pm



WEAVER, Ala. (AP) - An 11-year-old Calhoun County girl is listed

in critical condition today after picking up a soda bottle while

playing outside her home and drinking a liquid that turned out to

be hydrochloric acid used to make methamphetamine.

Weaver police said meth labs were found Wednesday in a nearby

camper where… Continue

Added by Carlstien on February 20, 2009 at 23:47 — 1 Comment

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