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Fully-loaded skip crushes man’s leg

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

West Midlands Ambulance Service had to airlift a man to hospital after a fully-loaded skip fell on his leg at a Herefordshire industrial estate. The […]Read More

New Corporate manslaughter guidance

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Companies and organisations convicted of corporate manslaughter could face fines up to millions of pounds under new guidelines that have been published. The guidance, drawn […]Read More

Garage ignored unsafe heater ruling

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A car repair garage has been given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay £500 towards court costs after ignoring a Health and Safety Executive […]Read More

Council shuts ‘glass path’ park

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A Sunderland children’s park featuring a path made from crushed glass has been closed after being dubbed a death trap by worried parents. The city […]Read More

New accreditation scheme for consultants

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A new UK scheme to accredit safety consultants is likely to be announced in the next few weeks. Work to develop the scheme, called for […]Read More

Park safety fears days before death

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

A teenager’s death at a water park came just days after a council had warned about safety concerns, it has emerged. On Sunday afternoon a […]Read More

Construction workers exposed to poisonous dust

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Perth Sheriff Court, sitting on 16 March, heard that Blairish Restoration Ltd had been contracted to carry out restoration work on a 19th-century mansion in […]Read More

Tyre firm in a spin after forklift accident

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli failed to act on the findings of a risk assessment that identified a failure to separate vehicles and pedestrians at its factory […]Read More

Aircraft-refurb incident was “waiting to happen”

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

An aviation company has been criticised for failing to put in place fall-protection equipment, after a worker fell five metres while painting an aeroplane. Bristol […]Read More

Safety manager failed to identify electricity risk

September 20, 2010 Leave a reply

In a case that demonstrates that health and safety professionals are not immune to prosecution, a health and safety manager has lost his appeal against […]Read More

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