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Bus Hits Worker!

Abba Scrap Metal, a steel metal firm, has recently been prosecuted by the HSE after one of their employees was seriously injured when a bus hit him while being moved onto a truck. The 49 year old worker, Clifford Evans, was pushed up against a solid wall momentarily by the bus before it swung away… Read the Full Post

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Start with a Risk Assessment, Health and Safety Laws Apply to All Businesses

If you are an employer or work for yourself you must be aware that you are completely responsible for the health and safety in your business. In order to reduce the risks posed to you and your employees there are precautions you should follow and health and safety laws to ensure everyone stays safe from… Read the Full Post

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Employee Lucky to be alive after falling on Spikes

One employee suffered some serious injuries after he tried to load up a hopper grill. After climbing on top of the hopper grill he fell and was impaled on the spikes of the machine.  The spikes are what the machine uses to rip open the sacks which are placed into the machine. During the accident… Read the Full Post

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Oscar Winner Cleared of Breaching Health and Safety

Cameraman in Court Appearance over Breaching Health and Safety Regulations Even Oscar Winners are not outside of the Workplace Health and Safety Laws which are there to protect the lives of workers and the public.  Christopher Corbould was cleared yesterday of failing to ensure the health and safety of Conway Wickliffe.  Mr Wickliffe aged 41… Read the Full Post

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