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Work stops on city sites.

WORK has been halted on Tyneside refurbishment re·fur·bish  
tr.v. re·fur·bished, re·fur·bish·ing, re·fur·bish·es
To make clean, bright, or fresh again; renovate.

 sites after safety fears were raised.

Work was stopped as part of a HSE HSE House
HSE Health and Safety Executive
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HSE Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia) 
 crackdown on unsafe practices.

Inspectors visited 24 contractors on refurbishment sites in the city and served four prohibition notices, effectively stopping work due to concerns about working at height and electrical issues.

Two improvement notices were also issued to contractors where there was a lack of adequate welfare facilities and the use of stepladders without carrying out a risk assessment.

It is the second time this year that HSE inspectors have carried out random checks.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jun 25, 2008
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