Health & Safety Executive

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Health & Safety Executive

A UK body which bills itself as a national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness (e.g., asbestos exposure, insecticides in agriculture), and an independent regulator which acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across British workplaces.
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"The investigation team continues to meet regularly with a specialist prosecutor from the Crown Prosecution Service and a lead legal adviser from the Health and Safety Executive to quality assure our work and ensure that all lines of inquiry are robustly explored.
Anne Gibbs, of OSTAS, after signing a contract with the Health and Safety Executive.
But the Health and Safety Executive remains unconvinced and believes the development is too big so close to a chemical plant.
Wimpey Homes, based in Letton Road in Cardiff Bay, was one of three Welsh winners which fought off stiff competition from other firms, including nine also from Wales, to be nominated for a national award from the Health and Safety Executive.
The statistics compiled by the Health and Safety Executive for the period 2008/09 have been released by the National House Building Council as it gives people one last chance to enter its Health and Safety Awards 2010.
The Health and Safety Executive works closely with local authorities to ensure that the working conditions of all their staff, including binmen, are safe and do not pose an unacceptable risk to their long-term health.
AN INVESTIGATION by the Health and Safety Executive is underway today into why 100m of scaffolding collapsed, injuring one man and damaging several cars.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has joined forces with Alnwick District Council and the Duke of Northumberland Estates to host two half-day health and safety awareness sessions for the sector today, at Hulne Park Farm, Alnwick.
A WARWICKSHIRE company has won the right to give health and safety training to the Health and Safety Executive.
The second new study of cancer in the semiconductor industry came from the United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which is responsible for maintaining health and safety in workplaces.
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