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Steel Giant TATA Steel has been fined £1.98m over guarding issues

Steel giant Tata SteelUK has been fined nearly £2m after two workers lost parts of their hands in separate machinery incidents at the same plant in Corby, Northamptonshire.   Northampton Crown Court heard how, on 12 September 2014, a 26-year-old employee lost two thirds of his left hand and his middle and ring fingers while […]

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Important changes about CSCS CRO White Cards

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has announced new measures against CSCS Construction Related Occupation (CRO) Card. Why CRO Card? In July 2014, CSCS has introduced the new CSCS Green Labourers Card which has replaced the old Construction Site Operative Card Since then,  most of beginner construction workers in the UK has applied for a CSCS CRO […]

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CSkills Withdraw from NVQ Agreement with CIOB

CSkills Awards have taken the decision to withdraw from a recognition agreement with the CIOB. As a result the CIOB will no longer recognise any NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards. Holders of NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards have until 1 September 2017 to apply for CIOB membership. In real […]

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New CDM Regulations law

Managing Health & Safety in Construction Construction Design & Management (CDM) 2015 Regulations CDM 2015 makes it a legal requirement for Employees and Contractors to ensure that anyone working on site is appropriately supervised: A contractor who employs workers or manages work under their control must ensure that appropriate supervision is provided. Supervisors are a vital part […]

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