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Trump claims credit for aviation safety

Experts have ridiculed the president of the United States, Donald Trump, for his claim that his policies have impacted aviation safety. Read More

Trump’s next target? Health and safety…

It may not get the coverage of Trump’s comments on North Korea, but changes to health and safety regulations could be one of his lasting legacies. Read More

UK theme park rides taken out of use after death in USA

HSE issues statement regarding UK versions of theme park ride in which there was a fatal incident in the USA. Read More

Update: Boy dies on world’s tallest waterslide

Caleb Thomas Schwab, the 10-year-old boy who was fatally injured after riding the world’s tallest water slide in Kansas City, Kansas, died of Read More

Breaking: Boy dies on world’s biggest waterslide

A 10-year-old boy has died on the Verrueckt ride, billed as the world’s biggest waterslide, in the US state of Read More

Boy’s body found following Disney resort alligator attack

Police say they have now found the body of 2-year-old Lane Graves from Nebraska, who was grabbed by an alligator Read More

Skating on thin ice: preparing for winter weather

This winter, long-range weather forecasters are warning of heavy and persistent snow, freezing gales and sub-zero temperatures in the UK, Read More

Occupational health and safety in the USA

<span style="font-style: italic;">It is exactly 40 years since the United States' OSH Act and the country's first nationwide approach to workplace safety were introduced. The American system of workplace safety is, however, very different to that in the UK, so James Pomeroy compares the two at a time when many leading industry figures on this side of the pond are asking whether we need to change our approach.</span> Read More



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