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Murdered by the state: Parents of seven-year-old boy who contracted Aids after being given blood the authorities knew could be infected say their son was given a 'death sentence'

Colin Smith died aged seven in 1990 after contracting HIV and Hepatitis C He was diagnosed with haemophilia, where blood doesn't clot properly, as baby Parents Colin Snr and Janet, from Newport, say son was given 'death sentence' …
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Farm safety to take centre stage next week

Farm safety is going to take centre stage around the country in the next few days, as Farm Safety Week 2017 kicks off next Monday, July 24. Taking place during every day of next week, the campaign – which is now in its fifth…
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England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

Image copyright: SOLIDCOLOURS/GETTY The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades. The new Tobacco Control Plan aims to slash smoking rates from 15.5% to 12% of the population…
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Teaching union calls for school lockdown plan

  Reinwood Junior School is one of several in West Yorkshire which carries out lockdown drills Schools need a coherent strategy for lockdown procedures in case of a dangerous event taking…
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REVEALED: 1 in 10 Southampton people risk their lives around trains because of mobile phone distractions

A FIFTH of train travellers were involved in a near miss or accident while using their mobile phones around railway property last year, new figures show. A study from Network Rail has revealed…
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Council orders gardener, 77, to remove his GNOMES from outside his home under health and safety rules because the ornaments could distract drivers by mooning

Laurence Perry, 77, errected 'mooning' gnomes on grass verge outside his home Pensioner says he wanted to cheer up the neighbourhood in Wistaston, Cheshire Council sent him stern letter ordering them to be removed within seven days  Council…
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Polluted air 'poisoning thousands' across north of England, warns report

Air pollution is ‘the tobacco of the 21st century’ says report, which calls on government to introduce radical measures to improve air quality  Figures show that although London has by far the highest level…
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Life expectancy rises 'grinding to halt'

Image copyright: YURI_ARCURS/GETTY Rising rates of life expectancy are grinding to a halt after more than 100 years of continuous progress, according to a leading health expert. University College London expert Sir Michael Marmot said he…
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More than half a million social homes in England do not meet basic health and safety standards

Exclusive: New figures reveal hundreds of thousands of homes with serious safety hazards Almost one in seven social homes in England do not meet the Decent Homes Standard Getty More than half a million social homes in England…
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The HSE People job board is COMING SOON!

We are very excited to announce that work has now begun on the HSE People job board If you are a job seeker and would like to be registered on our mailing list for more information please click here If you are a recruiter and would like…