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11th August 2011

Gas Detector Safety Alert

The HSE have issued a safety alert for Status Mentor PGD2 gas meters. Gas Detector Safety Alert    
11th February 2011

Jacking of flat bottomed storage tanks

This safety notice covers issues associated with the jacking of large flat bottomed cylindrical storage tanks. Jacking of flat bottomed storage tanks
11th January 2011

Overturns of JLG 500RTS scissor lifts

Maintenance, inspection and function testing of both oscillating axle lockout valves and the lift/drive interlock system on JLG 500RTS and 400RTS scissor lifts (and any other […]
11th December 2010

Gas boilers – flues in voids

Changes to industry guidance relating to existing gas central heating systems where the flue system is concealed within a void and cannot be visually inspected (i.e. […]
11th September 2010

Electrically Powered Gates

Installers, designers, maintenance firms and manufacturers of electric gates, are being urged to seriously consider new safety advice issued by HSE 02 September 2010, following the […]
11th July 2010

MEWP Trapping Incidents

More people die from falls at work than from any other cause. The use of mobile elevating work platforms/powered access equipment has been a major factor […]
11th March 2010


Workers are being warned not to operate telehandlers if the right-hand side window is missing or broken, following a fatal incident. Telehandlers