Health and Safety Executive will investigate if Corrie found at tip

Specially trained officers from Suffolk and Norfolk Police continue to search the landfill site at Milton for Corrie McKeague  The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be working alongside police investigating the disappearance…

Strengthen safety on sites before more lives are lost

THE needless death of a construction worker in Swains Lane is the latest of similar tragedies to befall Camden in recent years. Just last month, a coroner criticised dangerous working practices at the Paddington building site where…

Worker dies on Batumi construction site

A 63-year-old construction worker has died in hospital shortly after falling from a construction site in Batumi on 22 March. An investigation is ongoing for violations of health and safety rules during the construction. Local media…

Mayfair window crush death: Kelvin Adsett guilty of manslaughter

Image copyright: HANDOUTAmanda Telfer was killed in Mayfair four and a half years ago A man has been convicted over the death of a woman who was crushed by window frames weighing more than half a tonne. Lawyer Amanda Telfer, 43, died when…

TB testing penalties 'immoral' and 'increase health and safety risks', farming union says

Farmers can be penalised for situations which are outside of their control The Cross Compliance penalty regime for bovine TB tests have been branded ‘immoral’ by a farming union. The Farmers’ Union of Wales has…

Whitsunday company fined after backpacker death

TRAGIC LOSS: Bethany Farrell was just one week into her dream gap year when she drowned.contributed BETHANY Farrell had only been in Australia for one week when tragedy struck. The 23-year-old Brit was with a group of friends in…
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Family of Great Sutton teen Oscar Phillips launch campaign for better rail safety

Oscar was just 16 when he was fatally struck by a Liverpool-bound through train at Capenhurst Station Capenhurst railway station, where Oscar Phillips was fatally struck by a trainThe heartbroken mum of a popular teenager who took his own…

Thames Water fined £20m for sewage spill

Image copyright: ENVIRONMENT AGENCYSewage poured onto Upper Thames Sailing Club's pontoon Thames Water has been fined a record £20m after pumping nearly 1.5 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames. The company admitted water…

Bosses fined £60k after farmer’s death following 14ft fall from roof

A farmer’s bosses have been fined £60,000 after he plunged 14ft to his death when a roof he was working on collapsed. Stafford Crown Court where the case was heard John Mills, aged 67, was dismantling farm buildings in Hyde Lea,…

Quarter of road deaths in Ireland shown to be work related

One in four road deaths in Ireland is work related, a new study shows. Analysis of road accidents from 2008 to 2011 found truck drivers were involved in almost half of the 193 fatal accidents. The report published by the Institution…