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Top 5 most read in October 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in October 2019 includes, a £2.6m fine to DHL after a worker was killed by a stack of tyres. Read More

Incident management and sentencing guideline update

Kennedys’ regulatory team recently held a Women in Health and Safety event where its experienced health and safety lawyers provided advice on crisis management and delivered an update on the Sentencing Guideline, offering insights into recent Kennedys’ cases. Read More

Sentence following illegal gas work

A gas engineer has been sentenced for undertaking gas work without being registered with Gas Safe Register. Read More

Can you spot the 13 hidden fire risks?

The ordinary family home is full of fire hazards. From faulty electrics to unattended flames, many of us ignore the threats all around us, and take our own safety for granted. Read More

How to reduce occupational skin disorders when working outdoors in the winter

What actions can employers take? Read More

Farm worker blinded by cleaning chemical

A dairy farm has been fined following an incident in which an employee was permanently blinded by corrosive chemicals used in cleaning. Read More

‘Making health and safety training both relevant and accessible to all’, SHP speaks exclusively to NEBOSH Chief Executive Ian Taylor

NEBOSH, has launched Safety Simplified, an updated approach to health and safety with a three-day practical course, aiming to reduce risk of fines and protect employees. Read More

Croydon tram crash: Driver will not face prosecution

The driver of a tram that crashed in Croydon and killed seven people will not face prosecution for manslaughter. Read More

Haulage firm in court following transport injury

A haulage company has been fined following an incident where a warehouse operative was injured at its business premises. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Member of public killed instantly by telescopic loader, A guide to workplace stress, Croydon tram crash: 3 years on, entanglement risk ignored by company, fireworks safety advice Read More



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