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  • Union finds 70 per cent of deaths at work are migrants

    SAFETY inspectors should monitor the nationality of builders killed at work, construction union Ucatt has said, after findings showed that over 70 per cent of the dead are migrant workers.

    By analysing records of deceased workers in London, Ucatt found that five of the seven who were...

    Saturday 23rd Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Carillion fined ‘insulting’ £200k after worker killed

    THE price of a worker’s life was set at a measly £200,000 by magistrates yesterday following the death of a rail maintenance worker who was hit by a train, writes Peter Lazenby.

    Lincoln magistrates’ court imposed the fine on super-rich Carillion Construction Ltd for...

    Wednesday 13th Jan 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • In-Work Deaths Rocket

    A shocking 142 workers have been killed at work in the past year

    Wednesday 28th Oct 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Jaguar fined for death at work

    LUXURY-CAR manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover was fined tens of thousands of pounds yesterday for breaches of safety regulations, after an investigation into the death of a worker found the company had failed to carry out risk assessments.

    The tragedy took place at Jaguar’s...

    Saturday 12th Sep 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Firm fined £400k over worker’s death

    A TRANSNATIONAL company has been fined £400,000 over the death of a worker who fell into unguarded machinery at its paper mill in Devon.

    Operations manager John Stoddart was pulled into a machine in September 2011 after climbing onto a platform to check whether a felt conveyor...

    Thursday 13th Aug 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain