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Working with electricity: 5 steps to safe practice

Electrical equipment provider, Martindale, launches new, simplified safeguarding process, ALIVE, to help prevent injuries and save lives. Read More

£6.5 million fine after death of 11-year-old boy at freight terminal

WH Malcom Limited, operators of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal near Rugby, has been fined £6.5m after being found guilty of negligence over the death of an 11-year-old boy in 2017. Read More

£2.7million fine after boy was electrocuted

A 13-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries after receiving an electric shock from 25,000-volt overhead line equipment. Read More

Prison sentence following electric shock

A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock. Read More

Driver fortunate not to be hurt when vehicle strikes overhead power lines

The employee of a construction firm was luckily left unhurt after the tipper vehicle he was driving came into contact with overhead power lines (OPLs) during the construction of a waste transfer station. Read More

Electrical flashover results in serious burns – foundry fined

A Nottinghamshire foundry has been fined after two employees were seriously burnt following an electrical flashover. BAS Castings Ltd The Read More

BT fined £600,000 after two workers injured

British Telecommunications PLC has been fined £600,000 after two employees were seriously injured in falls from height. Teesside Crown Court Read More

Bedford company to pay £415k after unsupervised teenage trainee dies

A company which manufactures pumping systems has been sentenced after the death of a 19-year-old trainee design engineer, who died Read More

Natures Way Foods to pay £205k after worker is electrocuted

A fresh produce manufacturing company has been fined £170,000 following the fatality of a 21-year-old sub-contractor, who died after coming Read More

Case highlights the dangers of working near power lines

A Melksham construction company has been prosecuted after a crane operator suffered an electric shock when the equipment he was Read More



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