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Caring and leisure services have statistically significantly higher rate of coronavirus death, according to latest ONS figures

Building on previous releases that looked at rates of death involving coronavirus by occupation, this bulletin from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) aims to understand the impact of lockdown on these rates. 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

‘It will never happen to me’: A harrowing insight into workplace death

Matthew Hazelton told Safety & Health Expo about his personal journey following a workplace incident where two of his brothers and two other colleagues died. Read More

Report: “Pilot errors led to Shoreham air crash”

Pilot errors and ineffective measures to protect the public led to the deaths of 11 people, after a vintage jet Read More

Protecting lone workers is not a choice, it’s a call of duty

Following two health and safety prosecutions at the end of 2016, Klaus Aliion, Managing Director, ANT Telecom, looks at what Read More

Irish workplace fatal accidents down by 20%

New figures show that there were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016 in Ireland, representing a 21% reduction of Read More

Two men convicted of manslaughter after four die in tipper truck incident

Two men have been convicted of manslaughter after four people were killed by a tipper truck, after its brakes failed Read More

Creating a culture of better health in construction

25 years after his first article appeared in SHP, occupational physician Dr Chris Ide looks at how health has changed Read More

Infographic: 2016 HSE health and safety statistics

This month, HSE published its annual health and safety statistics for 2015-16. Health and safety recruitment agency, Bryan & Armstrong Ltd, have Read More

Croydon derailment update: tram was travelling “significantly faster than allowed”

At least seven people have died and 51 have been injured after a tram derailed in Croydon in the early hours Read More



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