Food business fined £370,000

Coventry Magistrates' Court (Credit: West Midlands Police) A food business has to pay nearly £380,000 after a worker’s hand was crushed in a meat separating machine. Becketts Foods pleaded guilty at Coventry Magistrates’…

'Indefinite' halt to work on Newcastle Odeon building after shock collapse

The Health and Safety executive have put a stop to all work on the demolition site until inspections have been carried out The former Odeon cinema will remain as a pile of rubble indefinitely after work was halted at the site. Work…
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Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study

'It's faster than the bus' and other reasons why people cycle to work Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists. The biggest study into the issue linked…

Schoolgirl leaves class for RNLI emergency callout

Image copyright: RNLIDanielle Marr (left) and Louise McNicoll after their first emergency callout on the Anstruther lifeboat A teenage RNLI volunteer had to leave school to help a broken-down boat on her first emergency callout. Danielle…
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Revealed: The world's safest (and least safe) countries - Zimbabwe and Nicaragua beat the UK

This is the safest country on Earth, according to the World Economic ForumCREDIT:VITALYTITOV - FOTOLIA Are you a nervous traveller? Then you might want to consider a trip to Finland, the safest country on Earth according to…
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Mum issues warning about lip-syncing app Musical.ly after finding worrying messages on daughter's account

  A mum has issued a warning to other parents after finding worrying messages sent to her daughter on a music app primarily marketed towards children and teenagers. Brenda Jennings took to Facebook to share her shock after someone contacted…

Safety probe halts work at scene of fatal building site explosion

Investigators at the scene of the blast last month DEMOLITION work at a Highgate building site where a man died in an explosion has been halted by the government’s safety watchdog, it can be revealed today (Thursday). Stephen Hampton,…

MUNSTER FINED £300K FOR SAFETY FAILINGS

Window and door manufacturer Munster Joinery (UK) has been fined after a member of staff was knocked out while unloading a triple-glazed door at a construction site. Oxford Crown Court heard that in October 2013 Michael Jephcott was working…

From Britain’s ‘widow-maker’ to Bolivia’s ‘road of death’ — these are the world’s deadliest roads that claim thousands of lives each year

From Britain’s ‘widow-maker’ to Bolivia’s ‘road of death’ — these are the world’s deadliest roads that claim thousands of lives each year We take a look at ten routes around the world where extreme caution is advised WITH…

Man, 45, dies at Avant Homes building site in High Blantyre

A 45-year-old man has died while working at a building site. Paramedics raced to the Avant Homes site on Hamilton Road in High Blantyre were unable to save the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation into…