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Top 5 most read in July 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in July 2019 include, £1m fine for Govia Thameslink Ltd following a death of passenger, and a fall from height fine after an untrained worker suffers fatal injuries. Read More

Electric gate firm fined after boy fatally crushed

An electric gate company has been fined after a six-year-old boy was fatally crushed whilst playing on a sliding gate installed by the company. Read More

Omagh company sentenced after death of employee

A Co Tyrone company has been fined £150,000 for failings which resulted in the death of one of its employees at its premises on Killyclogher Road, Omagh. Read More

Stricter work at height regulation may be the only way to stop avoidable deaths

Falls from height is a major killer of workers in key sectors including construction and agriculture, and the figures show no sign of improvement, as Ken Diable, Managing Director at Heightsafe, explains. Read More

Deaths in the workplace – demystifying the aftermath

Workplace fatalities are impossible to fully plan for and can hit businesses hard, but knowing what comes next can help companies make it through the aftermath, says Andrew Katzen, Partner at law firm Hickman and Rose. Read More

£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 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



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