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£1m fine after worker dies following ladder fall

Hull-based bakery has been ordered to pay a fine after a self-employed contractor died when he fell from a stepladder. Read More

Firm gets £285k fine for ‘wholly avoidable’ death

Worker killed after a piece of equipment was missing the necessary safeguards to prevent crushing injuries. Read More

Inquest into deaths hears how factory boss had “no H&S training”

An inquest has heard how a company boss had no health and safety qualifications at the time when two […] Read More

Workplace deaths are down – but it’s “no cause for celebration”

The HSE’s latest provisional workplace fatality figures show that 137 people died at work in 2016/17, the second lowest year […] Read More

Bouncy castle pair charged after bouncy castle death

Two people have been charged with manslaughter after a seven-year-old girl died when the bouncy castle she was playing on […] Read More

Chester Zoo issues statement after man dies in carpark

Chester Zoo has issued a statement after a man died after becoming trapped under a double decker bus. Despite the […] Read More

Aer Lingus fined €250k over Dublin Airport death

Aer Lingus has been fined €250,000 for health and safety failings following the death of 55-year-old John Murray, a cargo […] Read More

Laing O’Rourke fined £800k after Heathrow Airport death

Construction firm Laing O’Rourke, has been sentenced following the death of Philip Griffiths at Heathrow Airport in October 2014. Southwark Crown […] Read More

Full story: jail for bosses who tried to cover up details of 25-year-old’s fatal fall

Three company bosses have been jailed following the death of 25-year-old father of one, Benjamin Edge, who fell from a […] Read More

Company and self employed contractor sentenced for lift shaft death

A company and a self employed contractor have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left […] Read More



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