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Worker died from injuries, firm fined £216k

A wood waste company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed when he fell four metres from a walking floor trailer in South Yorkshire while manually un-sheeting the unit. Read More

School governors fined after 4 year old child’s finger amputation

The board of governors at a primary school has been fined after a pupil’s fingers became trapped in a toilet door, resulting in partial amputation. Read More

Considering Mental Health First Aid? How to get started…

It is the 10th anniversary of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in England this week, but it is only in the last couple of years that this training has become the main game in town for organisations wishing to start a mental health programme. Heather Beech assesses the scheme. Read More

Survey: Two-thirds of shopworkers verbally abused

Initial results from a survey by shopworkers union Usdaw have revealed nearly two-thirds have been verbally abused, 40% threatened and […] Read More

£880k fine after ‘horrific’ machinery death

A recycling company has been fined £880,000, and two people have been given suspended prison sentences, after an agency worker was killed when he was drawn into machinery. Read More

World Kindness Day: improving worker wellbeing

Today is World Kindness Day, which aims to improve wellbeing through random acts of kindness in both the personal, and professional, world. Read More

Croydon tram crash: a year on from the tragedy

It has been a year since the worst tram accident since 1959, killing seven and injuring 58 people. Read More

Firm fined £25k after worker set on fire

A company has been fined for safety breaches, when a worker was burned after striking underground electrical cables during excavation work. Read More

€125k fine after worker’s fingers amputated

A concrete firm has been fined €125,000 after an industrial accident which left an employee with four fingers amputated. Read More

Women in Health and Safety Christmas Party announced

Registration has opened for the annual Women in Health and Safety Christmas Party, hosted by Acre & SHP. Featuring speed […] Read More