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Safe standing at football could be introduced this season

The House of Commons Library has released a paper, which looks at what has been said about introducing “safe standing” at football grounds in the English Premier League and Championship. Read More

Child death on bouncy castle leads to convictions

Two fairground workers have been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after a bouncy castle blew away in high winds with a seven-year-old girl still inside. Read More

Sheffield leisure centre fined over chemical leak

A leisure centre has been fined £7,000 after a chemical reaction at the site led to eight children and six adults being treated for burns. Read More

JD Sports fined after ignoring fire chiefs

Fashion retailer JD Sports has been hit with a £60,000 fine following an investigation into two of its branches in Read More

Qatar: more needed to protect workers

Qatari authorities are still not doing enough to protect migrant workers from the country's extreme heat and humidity. Read More

Mermaid outfit banned from pool ‘for health and safety reasons’

A woman wearing a mermaid outfit has been told that she cannot swim in her local public swimming facilities due to health and safety legislation. Read More

Hillsborough disaster accused appear in crown court

The men sat in a glass-walled dock at Preston Crown Court in Lancashire. Read More

Devon holiday park ‘liaising’ with HSE on swimming pool death

Four year old boy died in swimming pool on site at resort in Devon. Read More

How to improve visitor safety at leisure events and venues

Joanne Turner provides facility managers with insight on how to improve visitor accessibility, including for the disabled. Read More

From crowds to COSHH – 17 festival factors not to miss

As a festival organiser, the main source of information for organising and running a festival is HSG195, as Matt Crouchley of Shield Safety explains. Read More



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