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HSE takes over recycling deaths investigation

The Health and Safety Executive has announced it will be assuming primacy from West Midlands Police of the investigation into the death of five workers at a metal recycling plant in Birmingham on 7 July 2016. Read More

Sheffield leisure centre fined over chemical leak

A leisure centre has been fined £7,000 after a chemical reaction at the site led to eight children and six adults being treated for burns. Read More

NHS pleads guilty over legionella risks

Royal United Hospitals (Bath) NHS Foundation Trust has pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, at Bath Magistrates’ Court. Read More

Company loses transport licence following corporate manslaughter conviction

A Walmersley-based company has had its transport licence revoked after it was convicted of corporate manslaughter and associated offences earlier this year. Read More

£85k fine after worker is electrocuted

A North West farmer has been fined after a man was electrocuted when the arm of a loader crane (HIAB) hit overhead power lines. Read More

£666k fine for recycling company after worker suffers head injuries

A Maidstone based recycling company has been fined after a 34-year old worker suffered life threatening head injuries. Read More

Young worker sustained serious hand injuries

A partner of a poultry and farm shop has been fined after a schoolboy lost his finger as a result of crush injuries to his right hand. Read More

Extraction system could have prevented lone worker’s asphyxiation

Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust and Imperial College London have been fined after the death of a lone worker. Read More

£267k fine after worker falls 5 metres

A worker who suffered head injuries and a fractured arm had fallen down an uncovered concrete chute. Read More

Company and contractor sentenced in fall case

The Lundy Company Limited and Justin Courtney Ford have both been fined after a self-employed worker fell more than three metres through a fragile roof. Read More



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