SAFETY BULLETIN: Arc Flash Fatality

March 12, 2019, 1:45 pm

Arc Flash Fatality In November 2018 a fatal accident [caused by an Arc Flash burns]. occurred to an technician whilst conducting ‘Return to Service’ checks on a previously decommissioned measuring system. What Happened? The decommissioned measuring system that was to be ‘Returned to Service’ feeds into a 20 kV customer’s supply. Work was being carried […]

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SAFETY ALERT: December 2017 | Staying Safe & Healthy During Winter

December 18, 2017, 12:03 pm

The British weather can be unpredictable at any time of year but winter can present additional challenges from the long drawn out nights, low morning or evening sun, freezing temperatures, ice and snow. There are not only obvious safety issues to consider when driving or working outside but also the effects that the dark winter […]

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SRC appointed to national housing framework

December 11, 2017, 2:53 pm

Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been appointed to Procurement for Housing’s (PfH) national consultants’ framework, worth up to £200 million over a four-year period. The PfH framework is split into 10 lots and covers a range of construction related consultancy services. Following the EU compliant tender process, SRC has been appointed to Lot 8 – […]

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SAFETY BULLETIN: November 2017 | Manufacturing Industry Failings

November 29, 2017, 12:36 pm

The manufacturing industries have been under the spotlight for enforcement action over recent months with a focus on falls from height, management of contractors and poor machine design & guarding. These topics are key issues covered by the CDM Regulations 2015 and are encountered when undertaking new projects and routine engineering maintenance work. The introduction […]

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GUIDANCE: October 2017 | Portable Ladders

October 17, 2017, 12:40 pm

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SAFETY ALERT: July 2017 | Food & Hygiene Safety

August 23, 2017, 1:56 pm

This Safety Alert has been issued to highlight lessons learnt following a recent BBC Watchdog investigation and the discovery of faecal coliform bacteria found in ice at three of UKs biggest high street coffee chains. Take-away coffee in cardboard cups has been a growing phenomenon in recent years as is Britain’s love for fast food […]

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Developer’s CDM breach left worker paralysed

July 19, 2017, 3:02 pm

A property developer has been fined £10,000 after an incident at a property conversion in St Albans left an electrician paralysed. Overview Sukhdev Kundi was working on a stepladder on the first floor of the property when the incident happened on 30/05/12. He fell off a ladder through an opening, breaking his spine in three places. […]

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Steel River expands with new sister offering

July 17, 2017, 12:08 pm

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