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£1m fine following preventable death

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast. Read More

Paddington rail crash 20 years on: Are safety standards slipping?

On the morning of 5 October 1999, two trains traveling at 130mph collided and crashed into each other, causing the death of 31 passengers at Ladbroke Grove. Read More

Apple Watch Series 5: Employee health benefits of new Apple Watch

Construction workers, lone worker and employees that suffer with heart conditions, could all benefit from the new features of the Apple Watch Series 5. Read More

Two bodies have been recovered in explosion at SSI site

Fire crews were called to the old coke ovens at the SSI site in South Bank, after an explosion was reported. Read More

Employee killed by falling wooden bearer

An East Kilbride engineering company fined when employee died following an incident when he was struck on the head by a wooden bearer. Read More

£53k fine after roofer fell from ladder

A roofing contractor has been fined after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while exiting a scaffold. Read More

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



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