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Working at height involved in 11% of health and safety incidents on major public works

Heightsafe has gathered statistics from four high-profile UK public works projects. Read More

Sellafield investigation: £380k fine after safety breach

Sellafield investigation by ONR has has been adjourned until the pre-trial review in November. The case relates to a worker who was exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation. Read More

Decommissioning Sellafield: A behind the scenes look at the technology being used

Decommissioning Sellafield is a huge and dangerous task. To mitigate the risk, robotic submarines are being used to safely inspect, clean and retrieve debris from radioactive fuel storage ponds. Read More

Career case study: Jamie Sutherland-Pownall, Sellafield Ltd

Jamie Sutherland-Pownall tells SHP about how he has achieved an MSc in OSH, CMIOSH status, been elected to IOSH Council and landed his dream job at Sellafield – all by 25. Read More

Safety concerns at Sellafield following BBC investigation

A BBC Panorama investigation has uncovered "a catalogue of safety concerns" at Sellafield, the UK's most hazardous nuclear site, which reprocesses and stores nearly all of the nation's nuclear waste. Read More

Strike action at Sellafield over health and safety

Industrial action is to take place at the Sellafield nuclear site in two separate disputes over health and safety, as well as pay. Read More

Sellafield radioactive waste analysis contract awarded

Amec Foster Wheeler today announced it has won a 10-year contract to supply radioactive waste analysis to the Sellafield site Read More

Court of Appeal takes a leap in sentencing large companies

The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has handed down judgment on two appeal cases brought by companies contesting the level of fines each received. Read More

Hazard reduction at Sellafield: ONR’s priority for action

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has cited hazard reduction at Sellafield's nuclear facility as the nuclear regulator's first priority in its inaugural chief nuclear inspector's report. Read More

Sellafield: Contractors were exposed to radioactive dust

Nuclear operator Sellafield Ltd has been fined £75,000 after two workers inhaled radioactive dust at its site in Cumbria.<o:p></o:p> <!--EndFragment--> Read More



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