'Gradually over the years the HSE educated us to be more mindful of farm safety'

Many think of farming as a healthy way of life. For some that is certainly the case, but daily pressures such as working against the weather to complete seasonal tasks like sowing and harvest, as well as working in atrocious weather…

Hopping mad! Health and safety spoilsports ban children from using a TRAMPOLINE in their back garden

Children are devastated after council removes trampoline from their garden  Item was taken from communal garden in Lakenham, Norwich for safety reasons  Residents blasted Norwich City Council for 'acting like a dictatorship'  A…

Eight taken to hospital due to fumes at David Lloyd gym in Derby

David Lloyd gym was evacuated Eight people, including two children, had to be taken to hospital after incorrectly mixed chemicals caused a reaction that forced a Derby gym to be closed. The people were taken…

Harlow warehouse death sees three men jailed at Chelmsford Crown Court

Nikolai Valkov died at Princess Alexandra Hospital following the incident Three men have been jailed following the death of a man at a warehouse in Harlow. Nikolai Valkov, 63, of Warwick Road, Edmonton in North…
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Social housing at ‘greater risk’ of electrical fires, charity says

  There is a greater risk of electrical fires in social housing due to inequalities in electrical safety standards, a leading safety charity has said. Electrical Safety First is calling on the Scottish Government to equalise…

Construction firm guilty of workmen balcony fall deaths at luxury Knightsbridge flat

Police at the scene in Cadogan Square, London, after a balcony collapsed killing Tomasz Procko and Karol Symanski A construction firm has been found guilty of manslaughter after two workmen fell to their deaths while renovating…

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

 The bank's voice-based ID system was fooled by Dan and his twin Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin. BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set up an HSBC account…

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

Image copyright: GETTY IMAGES Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests. The poll asked 1,479 people aged 14-24 to score popular apps on…

More than 10,000 defibrillators in public places 'could be faulty'

Image copyright: MHRA More than 10,000 defibrillators in the UK may be affected by a fault, which means they will not work in an emergency. The fault affects LIFEPAK 1000 devices, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)…

'Sleeping' Croydon tram driver footage probed

'Sleeping' Croydon tram driver footage probed First Group said a staff member had been suspended pending the outcome of its investigation A Croydon tram driver has been suspended as part of an inquiry into video footage that appears to show…