RAIL maintenance firm Network Rail was accused of ignoring safety warnings and risking a derailment after a rusted signal toppled over yesterday.
Transport union RMT said that — by sheer luck — the signal fell away from the track, not on to it.
The incident happened...
Thursday 9th Apr 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SAFETY campaign group Hazards challenged Britain’s politicians yesterday to take action to protect employees in the workplace.
Thousands of workers die of preventable work-related incidents and illness each year with campaigners arguing that official figures are merely the tip...
Saturday 28th Mar 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has been fined £54,000 after admitting health and safety breaches in connection with the death of one of its firefighters.
Ewan Williamson died while tackling a blaze in the basement of the former Balmoral Bar in Dalry Road, Edinburgh,...
Saturday 21st Mar 2015
Monday 29th Dec 2014
posted by Richard Bagley in Britain
Two in five construction sites failing to properly protect workers
Thursday 13th Nov 2014
Wednesday 8th Oct 2014
Thursday 2nd Oct 2014
Tory letter bemoaning public-sector ‘jobsworths’ condemned as fiddling while Rome burns
Monday 21st Apr 2014
Health workers agree to ballot over miserable pay offer
Wednesday 16th Apr 2014
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Frances O’Grady on the coalition’s plan to exempt the self-employed from safety law
Saturday 29th Mar 2014
posted by Morning Star in Features