fatal injuries


£200k fine after ‘wholly avoidable’ fatality

A Birmingham-based manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

MPs call for action to tackle increase in deaths at work

Concerns were expressed by the All-Party Parliamentary Group, after annual statistics from HSE show that fatal injuries, have risen since 2018. Read More

€300k fine after fatal pipeline explosion

Balfour Beatty CLG Limited has been fined €300,000 at Nenagh Circuit Court for breaching health and safety legislation. Read More

Four deaths at Australian theme park

Four people have died at a theme park in Australia after a ride they were in malfunctioned. Kate Goodchild, 32, Read More

Dealing with the death of an employee

Eugene Farrell, Head of Trauma Support Services for AXA PPP healthcare looks at the ways in which companies can deal Read More

Scaffolding firm fined after worker killed in fall

A Glasgow scaffolding firm has been fined after a roof worker fell nearly six metres to his death. James Baillie, Read More

Total fined £1.4m after worker dies in refinery fire

Total UK Limited has been fined £1.4 million after a major fire led to the death of a worker at an Read More

Construction firms to pay £435k after worker falls to his death

A national construction firm and a glazing contractor have been sentenced after pleading guilty to safety breaches after a worker Read More

Irish Ferries sentenced following crane crush death

Irish Ferries Ltd has been sentenced for failing to have designated pedestrian walkways at a Dublin Port cargo area where Read More

HSE releases annual workplace fatalities data

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long-term Read More



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