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Electrical Flashover

Reports have circulated recently relating to serious injuries being sustained by a demolition operative resulting from an electrical flashover. The reports outline that a demolition contractor forced the door of a low voltage circuit breaker cubicle open using a metal crowbar. In doing so, the crowbar went across the terminals of the three phase...

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Hazibag

HAZIBAG Hazibag is a flexible intermediate bulk container (IBC) which is UN approved for Packing Groups II and III and was developed to overcome some of the limitations of existing, less practical, non-compliant hazardous waste collection systems such as drums, wheeled bins and cut-off rigid IBCs.  The many environmental, health and safety and ...

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Demolition Industry Report 2016

The EDA (European Demolition Association) releases it’s update to the 2015 industry report. Outlining the industry statistics, trends and analysis to provide a global EU view combined with a national view of the countries directly related with EDA. The aim of the European Demolition Industry Report 2016 was to continue with the way created by th...

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Electrical Flashover

Reports have circulated recently relating to serious injuries being sustained by a demolition operative resulting from an electrical flashover. The reports outline that a demolition contractor forced the door of a low voltage circuit breaker cubicle open using a metal crowbar. In doing so, the crowbar went across the terminals of the three phase...

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11 Dec 2017, 10:00

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HSE launch their ‘Workplace Healthy Lungs’ Summit 2017

Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 22nd November, QEII Centre, London Lung disease remains a serious proble...

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9 Aug 2017, 15:22

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My Accident – A frank & personal account of the dangers on demolition sites

On 22 August 2016, I was involved in my first (and, hopefully, only) demolition accident. Without taking you to the site, it would be virtually impossible to explain just how my accident came about.   But I’ll try. I had gone through the usual site induction required of all site visitors these days and walked to the “safe” area in which I ...

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30 Mar 2017, 15:45

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Hazibag

HAZIBAG Hazibag is a flexible intermediate bulk container (IBC) which is UN approved for Packing Groups II and III and was developed to overcome some of the limitations of existing, less practical, non-compliant hazardous waste collection systems such as drums, wheeled bins and cut-off rigid IBCs.  The many environmental, health and safety and ...

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27 Dec 2016, 15:50

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Demolition Industry Report 2016

The EDA (European Demolition Association) releases it’s update to the 2015 industry report. Outlining the industry statistics, trends and analysis to provide a global EU view combined with a national view of the countries directly related with EDA. The aim of the European Demolition Industry Report 2016 was to continue with the way created by th...

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2 Dec 2016, 15:54

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