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. Read more »

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Housing trust in court after mower mangles worker’s hand

A Tameside housing trust has been fined after a worker suffered severe injuries to his left hand when it was struck by a metal blade on a ride-on mower.  Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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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. Read more »

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Be Prepared For The Winter Months

Let’s avoid slipping and falling!

Winter will soon be here and Employers and controllers of property need to look at and assess the foreseeable hazards and resultant risks that are on our very own door step.

You will need to prepare for heavy frost, snow & ice.

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