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Health and safety breaches lands Gelt Gladiator organiser in court

The man behind one of Cumbria’s biggest sporting events has been warned he faces a possible jail sentence for breaching health and safety regulations Gelt Gladiator organiser Mike James Mike James, of Endurance Sports Limited,…
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Brighton fall death: Carpenter David Clark 'was warned'

GOOGLEDavid Clark was working on buildings in Stanmer Park in Brighton A carpenter who fell to his death chose to place a scaffolding board across a void even though a friend had "warned him against it", a court has heard. David Clark, 55,…

Paris pollution victim sues France for bad air

Image copyright: GETTY IMAGESParisians have faced a series of high pollution episodes in recent years A Parisian woman is taking the French state to court for failing to protect her health from the effects of air pollution. Clotilde Nonnez,…

Thirteen convicted over care home abuse

The court heard Jolyon Marshall "corrupted" other staff members. Thirteen people have been convicted after an inquiry into abuse at two care homes for adults with learning disabilities in Devon. The manager of Vielstone near Bideford has been…
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Being married 'protects your health'

Image copyright: KUZMICHSTUDIO/GETTY Marriage appears to be good for your health, boosting your survival chances if you have a major heart risk factor such as high cholesterol, say researchers. A loving spouse might spur you on to look after…

Week after woman's death, no safety rules at construction sites

MOHALI: It's a week since a nine-month pregnant woman died when an iron bucket filled with concrete fell on her when she was passing by a building. TOI carried out a reality check in Mohali with regard to construction work in…
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44 PERCENT OF CONTRACTORS REPORT VEHICLES CRASHING INTO ROAD PROJECTS

If the drivers aren't watching out for you, watch out for the drivers The Associated General Contractors of America surveyed more than 700 contractors during March and April and found 44 percent of…

Stan Raper, who led fight for health and safety protection for farm workers, dies at 55

Stan Raper A passionate advocate who bettered the lives of farm workers across Canada and led the battle that won health and safety protection for Ontario’s agricultural employees has died. Stan Raper, 55, the…

Highland Cling! Daredevil Scottish window cleaner's daring rooftop job with NO safety harness is filmed by stunned onlooker

Bold worker could be seen using squeegee before creeping along narrow ledge Was nothing to prevent him from falling more than 30ft down onto the street Man who filmed the incident wrote: ‘Health and safety rules out of the window' This…

Takeaway prosecuted over their equipment

The owner of a takeaway in Preston has been fined for a number of health and safety offences. The city council took action after finding pizza dough rollers in use without guards on them at Mr Joe's on Church Street. The…