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Workplace fatality figures released for 2019/20

The construction sector has had the highest number of workplace fatalities over the last 12 months, with falling from height still recorded as the most common cause of work-related death. The latest HSE figures also highlight the risks to older workers, with 27% of fatal injuries occurring to workers aged over 60. Read More

Rise in workplace deaths revealed in 2017/18 workplace fatality figures

Annual figures for work-related injuries for 2017/18, released today by the HSE, reveal that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018 (a rate of 0.45 per 100,000 workers). Read More

Poundstretcher to pay £79k over “disaster waiting to happen”

Discount retailer Poundstretcher has been sentenced for breaching health and safety regulations at a Lincolnshire warehouse, where an environmental health Read More

Care home owner sentenced after elderly resident dies falling from hoist

A healthcare firm and its director have been ordered to pay more than £335,000 in fines and costs after a Read More



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