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Missed inspections increase the risk of serious injury or death

Missed health and safety inspections increase the risk of serious injury or even death Fashion giant Hugo Boss has recently left court with a stinging £1.2 million pound fine after judges ruled that in-store health and safety failings had resulted in the death of a four-year old boy. The unfortunate youngster was killed after a …Read the Full Post

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Fatal Accident Shows Importance of Regular Health and Safety Reviews

The death of Scottish forestry worker Ewan MacGregor has been ruled an accident of his own making by an inquiry into the accident. Mr MacGregor was killed by a 25-tonne timber transport machine that lurched forward and crushed him, the inquiry led by Sheriff William Gilchrist decided. A catalogue of errors Investigators arriving at the …Read the Full Post

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The Risk Of Misplaced Trust In Health And Safety

In the world of health and safety there’s no doubt that guards and guard rails are highly important. But there are three types of guards: those which are present and working those which are entirely absent those which are present, deemed to be fine, but which are unfit for purpose. I think that when it …Read the Full Post

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