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‘The lives of young people are being put at risk by the Scout Association’, says Coroner

A report has claimed that The Scout Association is risking the lives of children and young people, through inadequate supervision during dangerous activities. Read More

Russian stadium roof collapses and kills worker

The roof of a Russian sports stadium has collapsed, while a demolition worker was on top cutting through metal supports, killing him instantly. Read More

Top 5 most-read in November 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in November 2019 includes, a man struck off from being a director for five years for allowing employees to use unsafe machines, and a £600,000 fine to Places for People Homes, after five workers develop HAVS. Read More

Sole director jailed after employee killed by excavator

Robert Harvey, sole Director and employee of Front Row Builders Ltd, sentenced after employee crushed to death by an excavator bucket. Read More

£1m fine following preventable death

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast. Read More

Top 5 most read in September 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in September 2019 includes a 12 months sentence to a landscaping Director and £100,000 fine. Read More

Paddington rail crash 20 years on: Are safety standards slipping?

On the morning of 5 October 1999, two trains traveling at 130mph collided and crashed into each other, causing the death of 31 passengers at Ladbroke Grove. Read More

Two bodies have been recovered in explosion at SSI site

Fire crews were called to the old coke ovens at the SSI site in South Bank, after an explosion was reported. Read More

Employee killed by falling wooden bearer

An East Kilbride engineering company fined when employee died following an incident when he was struck on the head by a wooden bearer. Read More

£53k fine after roofer fell from ladder

A roofing contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold. Read More



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