Tissue manufacturer fined £1million after employee loses eye

A Welsh company that manufactures kitchen and toilet tissue paper has been fined £1million after an employee was seriously injured when he was struck in the face by a crane hook. Read More

Cardiff Winter Wonderland ride passenger taken to hospital

Two people were injured on a ride at Cardiff's Winter Wonderland with one taken to hospital. Read More

Family-run company fined after member of public is crushed

A family-run plant hire company has been fined after a member of the public was crushed at its Cambridgeshire site. Read More

CHAS offers guidance on preventing injuries to muscles, bones & joints

With the HSE set to undertake a thousand inspections during October and November in an effort to drive down the rates of muscular skeletal disorders (MSD’s) in the construction industry, Alex Minett, Head of Products & Markets at CHAS, looks at the steps workers and employers can take to prevent these injuries on site. Read More

Campaign launched by HSE to combat serious aches, pains and strains in construction

Experts at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are warning construction workers are picking up injuries and conditions that can stop them working and leave them struggling to stand, walk, or sit down. Read More

Dyson fined £1.2m after employee injured by machine

Technology firm Dyson has been fined £1.2m after an employee sustained head and chest injuries when he was struck by a 1.5 tonne milling machine. Read More

Fire service prosecuted after firefighters left seriously injured in training exercise

A fire service has been prosecuted after two of its firefighters received serious head injuries – with one paralysed from the chest down – after a training exercise. Read More

Four work-related injuries that often go unnoticed and can lead to health issues

In the workplace, accidents can be quite frequent, and some can result in serious and minor injuries. It has been estimated that 270 million workplace injuries occur across the world each year. Here, we take a look at habitual, work-related minor injuries and health problems that are often overlooked when, in reality, they shouldn’t be. Read More

Beth Tweddle: Olympic gymnast launches legal action over reality show injuries

Olympic Bronze medallist, Beth Tweddle MBE, has issued legal proceedings against the makers of the The Jump after suffering injuries, which forced her to pull out of the celebrity ski-jumping show. Read More

BAM gets £40k fine for dropped load

BAM Construction has been fined £40,000 after spilling scaffolding tubes and injuring a worker. Read More

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