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01 October 2000 | SHE

The HSE has published research identifying the main risk factors associated with injuries caused by manual-handling tasks which require workers to adopt complex postures.

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01 October 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries have teamed up with DuPont to develop and implement a new health and safety policy for their 175 quarries and associated sites throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

Earlier this year the Health and Safety Executive launched a new electronic product designed to manage the risks from hand-arm vibration (HAV) arising from the use of hand-held power tools.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

Ireland's Health and Safety Authority is currently investigating an incident in which a member of the Garda Siochana (police) and two employees of the UK-based company AMCO - the site agent and...

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01 October 2000 | SHE

Hanson Aggregates' Clee Hill Quarry near Ludlow, in Shropshire, has won an environmental innovation award from the Quarry Products Association for a device known as the Clee Hill Clamp.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

Following successful trials at 29 sites across the UK during the past year, the Quarry Products Association's Good Neighbour scheme has been launched in Scotland by George Lyon MSP.

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01 October 2000 | SHE

RMC Aggregates have been recognised as one of the two most environmentally responsible and community-focused organisations in Wales at the Welsh Environment Awards 2000.

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01 September 2000 | SHE

BILL Callaghan, chairman of the Heath & Safety Commission, has welcomed a tough new target to cut the number of injuries in the quarrying industry in half by 2005 - the first sector-specific...

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has strongly attacked government proposals on noise reduction, warning that they would have a devastating effect on the UK quarrying industry if adopted.

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01 September 2000 | Quarrying

RMC Industrial Minerals, based in Hindlow, Derbyshire, have shown the largest percentage reduction in particulate emissions of any materials company in England and Wales, according to a new report...

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01 August 2000 | Plant & Equipment

Operators of hazardous machinery can now address changing safety requirements with the Amgard modular interlocking system from Fortress Interlocks.

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01 August 2000 | SHE

At the recent SED exhibition, Vision Techniques introduced two affordable mobile rear-view CCTV systems.

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01 August 2000 | SHE

Liebherr have developed a number of safety features which are now supplied as standard equipment for mining and quarrying applications on their hydrostatic wheel loader range, from the L544, which...

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01 August 2000 | SHE

HANSON Aggregates have agreed to give up their rights to dig sand from the high dunes at Gwithian, near St Ives, in Cornwall, after hearing local concerns about the environmental effects of...

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01 August 2000 | Quarrying

Aggregate Industries are splitting their health, safety and environment functions, creating two dedicated teams to implement major new company initiatives.

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