Nashville construction workers call for safety after 3 workers die in last 3 months

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Workers' Dignity rallied construction workers and supporters on Tuesday to renew a call for safer conditions. At every turn you take in the city, new buildings, construction sites, and construction…

Armed Forces twice as likely to die from MS, research finds

The research suggested there may be an “unidentified occupational hazard” from serving in the forces Soldiers, sailors and airmen are almost twice as likely to die from multiple sclerosis than other jobs, surprise…

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

Image copyright: FOX / AMCStunt performers have died while filming Deadpool 2 and The Walking Dead Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations…
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Kirkbean agricultural firm fined after boy loses part of leg

Image copyright: CROWN OFFICEThe boy fell and injured his leg on the grass cutting machine which was attached to an all-terrain vehicle An agricultural company has admitted health and safety failings which resulted in an eight-year-old boy…
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MICHAEL JENNINGS INQUEST DAY 2: manager's health and safety qualification had lapsed

Emergency services at the scene in 2015. A WORKMAN responsible for giving the green light to carry out work in a well was not authorised to do so because his qualification had lapsed, an inquest has heard. Christopher…
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Tata Steel fined over release of ‘toxic vapour’

A steel company has been fined over £900,000 after the release of toxic and flammable substances from its site in Scunthorpe following a prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Last week (11 August), Hull Crown Court…

Big Ben ‘could not be silenced by the Blitz but can be by health and safety’

It’s going silent (Picture: Reuters/Neil Hall)People are getting quite angry about Big Ben falling silent while repair works go on for four years. The last regular ‘bongs’ until 2021 will sound next Monday. After that,…

'Bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum's death caused by derailment of speeding train, rules coroner

Loraine Tonner A 'bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum lost her life when the narrow-gauge train she was travelling on in Northern India derailed as it was being driven more than 15km over the speed limit, a coroner has ruled. Loraine…
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Investigation Underway After Man Injured At Viridor MRF

An investigation by the Greater Manchester Police and the Health and Safety Executive is underway following an incident at Viridor’s Longley Lane materials recycling facility (MRF), which in resulted in a man being hospitalised. The…

North-east firm under fire over tunnel safety working

A north-east firm has been criticised for the way it handled work being carried out on an underground tunnel used to transport fish between the harbour and its factory. Northbay Pelagic was handed an improvement notice by…