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Golf company director jailed after lake death

Man died after director chose to not use qualified divers to collect golf balls. Read More

Kirkcaldy company fined after member of the public drowns

A Glasgow based construction company has been fined £110,000 after the death of an 83-year old man in Kirkcaldy. Kirkcaldy Read More

Father found four-year-old unconscious in swimming lesson, court hears

A council has been fined £75,000 after a four-year-old boy, who could not swim, nearly drowned during a swimming lesson. Evan Read More

Prosecution of farming partnership after student drowns

A Cambridgeshire farming partnership has been sentenced following the death of a 17-year-old student who was undertaking pest and predator control work at Kingfishers Bridge Wetland in Wicken. Read More

Child drowned in inadequately supervised pool

An Essex leisure centre has been ordered to pay more than £190,000 in fines and costs after a child drowned in a swimming pool. Read More

Ministry of Defence censured over cadet drowning

Systemic organisational failings contributed to the death of a 14-year-old cadet, who became trapped under a boat, which capsized during a training exercise in bad weather, a Crown Censure meeting has heard. Read More

Regulator dropped the ball in fatal dredging operation

The Environment Agency has been ordered to pay a fine of £200,000 after one of its employees drowned while dredging an icy watercourse in Cambridgeshire. Read More

Teenager drowned during “shambolic” army boat trip

A man has pleaded guilty to safety breaches after a teenager drowned when the boat she was travelling in capsized during an Army cadet camp. Read More

Scuba instructor failed in duty of care during fatal dive

A diving instructor and his diving school failed to request crucial medical information from a student who subsequently died during an excursion off the coast of Dorset. Read More

Drowned fish-farm worker was in overloaded boat with no lifejacket

A worker at a Scottish salmon farm died when the overloaded boat he was in capsized on a loch on the Isle of Lewis. Read More



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