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Fishing has the highest average workplace fatality rate globally, ahead of mining and quarrying, according to latest figures

Fishing had the highest average fatality rate, with safety threats including working in unpredictable weather conditions, on the open water and from great heights. Read More

Quarrying company fined £300k after blasting operation puts workers at risk

Breedon Trading Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a fly rock projection event occurred during the use of explosives. Read More

Company fined £130,000 after fatality at quarry

A company has been fined after an employee was struck by an excavator and fatally crushed. Read More

Quarry Workers five times more likely to die from COPD

A Quarry Worker is five times more likely to die from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), than a worker in the general population. Read More

Manufacturing company fined €500k after fatal accident at quarry

A manufacturer of concrete and quarry stone products in the Republic of Ireland has been fined €500,000 for three breaches of health and safety legislation. Read More

Quarry worker suffered serious entanglement injury

A new employee of Tudor Griffiths Limited was injured on his first day working at the quarry. Read More

Safety failures cost quarry firm £30k

A worker whose hand was trapped in machinery suffered a chipped bone in his wrist and a partial degloving injury to his right hand in an incident at a quarrying company in 2016. Read More

Care home fined after boy drowned in disused quarry

A Kettering based care home company has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry, Read More

Poor advice lands consultant in dock

A quarry owner and its safety consultant have been fined for failing to carry out a suitable risk assessment to protect employees working with hazardous substances. Read More



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