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SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Farm worker blinded by cleaning chemical, Haulage firm in court following transport injury, Can you spot the 13 hidden fire risks?, Sentence following illegal gas work and Driving at work: Director’s Briefing. Read More

Croydon tram crash: Driver will not face prosecution

The driver of a tram that crashed in Croydon and killed seven people will not face prosecution for manslaughter. Read More

January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump

The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. Read More

EDF power station: Workers injured in nuclear power plant incident

A ‘steam release’ caused a blast of high temperature steam to escape, injuring three male employees. Read More

Alton Towers crash victims to sue

Merlin Entertainments, which owns Alton Towers, was fined £5m as a result of the Smiler rollercoaster crash in 2015, which left five people seriously injured. Now, two victims who each lost a leg in the crash are suing the park’s owners Read More

13 people treated in Scottish Gas chemical incident

The premises of Scottish Gas in Edinburgh was evacuated on Friday afternoon after a suspected chemical incident which saw three people admitted to hospital and ten others needing treatment. Read More

Britain rules the Commonwealth for workplace safety

The research conducted by the compensation firm Australian Accident Helpline found the chances of an Australian being fatally injured in the workplace are three times higher than a counterpart in Britain. Read More

Gas safety: Capita set to continue running Gas Safe Register

The outsourcing giant Capita looks set to continue to operate the Gas Safe Register on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for another five years. Read More

Five fans injured in ‘crush’ incident at Old Firm derby

One fan was taken to hospital and another four were injured trying to get into Sunday’s Old Firm game between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on Sunday. Read More

Crossrail delay: More time needed to ensure ‘safe and reliable railway’

Crossrail Limited has said that more time is needed to complete “final infrastructure and extensive testing” to ensure a “safe and reliable railway” is delivered for customers “from day one of passenger service”. Read More


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