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Rail firm fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has been fined £1 million, following the death of a man on the Gatwick Express. Read More

Omagh company sentenced after death of employee

A Co Tyrone company has been fined £150,000 for failings which resulted in the death of one of its employees at its premises on Killyclogher Road, Omagh. Read More

RoSPA says safety targets must be adopted across England

In order to decrease the number of road-related deaths, England should take Scotland and Wales’ approach and adopt road safety targets. Read More

Top 5 most read in April 2019

Watch: the most read fines and prosecutions articles on SHP in April 2019, which features Priory Healthcare fined after the death of a 14-year-old patient. Read More

Stricter work at height regulation may be the only way to stop avoidable deaths

Falls from height is a major killer of workers in key sectors including construction and agriculture, and the figures show no sign of improvement, as Ken Diable, Managing Director at Heightsafe, explains. Read More

Exploring what harsher sentencing guidelines mean for individuals

The increasing severity of the health and safety prosecution of individuals will be the subject of a discussion on the second morning of the Safety & Health Expo 2018 by a panel of expert specialist health and safety defence lawyers. Read More

Deaths in the workplace – demystifying the aftermath

Workplace fatalities are impossible to fully plan for and can hit businesses hard, but knowing what comes next can help companies make it through the aftermath, says Andrew Katzen, Partner at law firm Hickman and Rose. Read More

One dead after Heathrow vehicle crash

A man has died after two vehicles collided on the airfield at Heathrow Airport. Read More

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: not guilty pleas

Two men have denied failing to take reasonable care of three soldiers who died during an SAS selection exercise in the Brecon Beacons. Read More

Red Arrows ejector seat firm pleads guilty

An ejector seat firm has admitted breaching health and safety laws over the death of a Red Arrows pilot, BBC News has reported. Read More



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