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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

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

HSE investigating death of pensioner after ‘bleach mistaken for orange juice’

The Heath and Safety Executive, Sussex Police, the NHS, the Care Quality Commission are all investigating the death of an 85 year old pensioner at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Read More

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

£500k fine after telehandler death incident

A worker died after being struck by a reversing telehandler while he was crossing a work yard. Read More

Firm fined £300k and told seat belt policy could have prevented death

A worker died after being crushed by a fork lift truck that overturned while he was driving it, and he wasn’t wearing a seat belt. Read More

£1m fine after worker dies following ladder fall

Hull-based bakery has been ordered to pay a fine after a self-employed contractor died when he fell from a stepladder. Read More

Firm gets £285k fine for ‘wholly avoidable’ death

Worker killed after a piece of equipment was missing the necessary safeguards to prevent crushing injuries. Read More

Devon holiday park ‘liaising’ with HSE on swimming pool death

Four year old boy died in swimming pool on site at resort in Devon. Read More

Crossrail worker death: £1m in fines for failures

Three separate firms have been fined £1m for several incidents including one in which a worker died. Read More



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