Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hospital Trust held accountable for the deaths of four patients

Four patients lost their lives because a lack of safety procedures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust resulted in careless and unnecessary failings.

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School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed.

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School in court over science experiment injury

A chemistry laboratory technician lost parts of three fingers and sustained a serious internal injury while preparing a highly sensitive explosive for use in a ‘fireworks’ demonstration to a class of children.

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Charitable trust and contractor fined for asbestos safety failings

A charitable trust and a contractor it employed has been fined for safety failings after disturbing asbestos and continuing to work in a building.

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Company director fined after worker falls through skylight

The company director of a sash restoration company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell three metres through an unprotected skylight.

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