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Fine reduced in worker fall case

Lanes Group PLC had been fined £500,000 at Westminster Magistrates Court on 17 July, but following an appeal, the eventual fine has been adjusted to £400k. 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

How do you manage fatigue in the workplace?

Whether it is caused by a medical condition, working hours, shift patterns or personal circumstances, fatigue is a health and safety risk that can often be overlooked, but must be controlled by employers. Read More

ORR releases annual report on railway safety

The Official Rail and Road (ORR) has published its annual report on railway health and safety, stating three key areas that the industry must work on, over the next year. Read More

‘Put ladder training at the top of the height safety agenda’

Ladder Association responds to recent ORR prosecution. Read More

Rail firm fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has been fined £1 million, following the death of a man on the Gatwick Express. Read More

£500,000 fine after worker injured in fall

Lanes Group PLC has been fined £500,000, with £9,896.19 in costs, after pleading guilty to an offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. Read More

£2.7million fine after boy was electrocuted

A 13-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries after receiving an electric shock from 25,000-volt overhead line equipment. Read More

Innovation in construction: Improving safety on the railways

SHP caught up with Ian Raxton, HM Principal Inspector of Railways at Office of Rail and Road, and Louise Ellary CMIOSH, Health and Safety Leader, Laing O’Rourke to find out how safety is manged on some of the UK’s major rail projects. Read More

London Underground and Balfour Beatty fined £433,000 after incident

Adrian Rascarache, 36 was struck by a road rail vehicle (RRV) and his lower body was crushed between the RRV and the platform edge, resulting in serious injuries to his pelvis. Read More



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