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Death of Herdsman Could Have Been Avoided

An employer from Whitstone has been prosecuted by the health and Safety Executive after a herdsman fell to his death at a dairy in October 2010.  Sixty five year old William Luscombe was working on the dairy roof when he fell through a skylight made from plastic. After an investigation there were found to be …Read the Full Post

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Guidelines on How and Why Health and Safety Training for Fire-fighters

Becoming a fire-fighter is an extremely admirable thing. Putting your life at risk day after day in order to save others, is something we should all appreciate and look up to. There are certain strict rules fire-fighters need to adhere in order to protect themselves as well as those who are in danger. This article …Read the Full Post

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Jubilee Fireworks Safety Measures

The whole country is preparing to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee on 4 5 June. There are hundreds of street parties being held by the public and councils are busy preparing for the many parties and celebrations which have been planned for months. Fireworks are commonly used these days for celebrations and if you are considering …Read the Full Post

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Health And Safety is Your Business

Too many business owners, particularly owners of smaller businesses, unfortunately assign too little interest or concern to health and safety. Considering and acting upon issues of workplace health and safety is the wisest investment of your time that you can assign to your business and your people who work for you. In the 21st Century there …Read the Full Post

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Construction Firm Fined £100,000 after Young Man Killed on the Job

A young man aged just 23 years old lost his life while working for the construction firm JN Bentley Ltd. Steven Allen was on site helping to move approximately 30 bags of cement while the company were carrying out a construction job for Bradford Council. Tragic Accident Happened Just Days before Worker was Due to …Read the Full Post

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Dundee Firms Fined After a Fall from Height

A 23 year old man was seriously injured at work in 2008. He has been left with constant pain and is continuing to make a slow recovery more than 3 years after an accident which could have been prevented while at work. Christopher Carson was an electrician’s labourer and at the time of his accident …Read the Full Post

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Gas Safety Failings Sees Landlord Fined

As a landlord it is your responsibility to your tenant to ensure that the gas fires and other gas operated appliances in properties are kept in good order and well maintained. A Tenby Landlord, David Ian Douglas-Law has recently been prosecuted and fined after the Health and Safety Executive investigated a property owned by the …Read the Full Post

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Crane Accident Costs One Man His Life

A life has been needlessly lost due to the negligence of employers who failed to maintain the equipment being used on their sites. Richard Thornton, who went by his middle name Mark, was aged just 46 when he tragically lost his life while working in Liverpool. Mr Thornton was employed by Siteweld Construction Ltd and …Read the Full Post

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Tragic Loss of Life at the Andrex Factory

A 28 year old man tragically lost his life while working for the global company Kimberley-Clark in November 2007. The young man was working in Barrow-in-Furness at the well-known Andrex factory when he was fatally hit by some machinery during his night shift at the plant. Machinery Needs to Be Properly Guarded to Protect Employees …Read the Full Post

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Two Separate Accidents Results in Fine for Chicken Company

One of the largest companies which produce both raw and produced Chicken in Europe has been fined after being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive.  The prosecution came as a result of two separate incidents which happened at the factory in Suffolk.  Both of the accidents were preventable and two workers have suffered awful …Read the Full Post

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