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  • Whistleblower chef awarded £36k comp


    Worker was sacked after burning hand on faulty deep-fat fryer

    Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Boy’s death leads shop chain to axe display units


    TOPSHOP has recalled its till display units after one landed on a schoolboy who died in hospital hours later, it was revealed yesterday.

    Ten-year-old Kaden Reddick from Reading suffered serious head injuries at the store in the town’s Oracle shopping centre on Monday.

    ...

    Thursday 16th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Officers probe shop safety after 10-year-old is killed


    POLICE and health and safety officers are investigating how a boy died after being fatally injured in a Topshop store in Reading on the first day of half-term.

    The 10-year-old suffered severe head injuries after an incident involving shop furniture at 4.15pm on Monday, Thames Valley...

    Wednesday 15th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Jaguar fined nearly £1m after worker’s leg gets crushed at factory


    LUXURY car manufacturer Jaguar has been fined almost £1 million after a worker was crushed at plant in Birmingham.

    Jaguar Land Rover was slapped with a £900,000 penalty as well as costs of £49,864 by Birmingham Crown Court on Wednesday as it was found to be in serious...

    Saturday 21st Jan 2017

    posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain

  • Tories don’t care if schoolkids burn to death


    The abolition of the requirement for new schools to be fitted with sprinklers is a recipe for tragedy, writes TAM McFARLANE

    Tuesday 13th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Ucatt slams small firm danger sites


    SMALL building sites are a health and safety “basket case,” Ucatt said yesterday.

    The construction union was responding to a damning report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), whose inspectors visited 1,840 small construction sites in June, July, October and November...

    Saturday 10th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Crossrail firms face death trial


    THREE Crossrail contractors will be prosecuted over the death of one worker and injuries to two others, the Health and Safety Executive announced yesterday.

    BAM Nuttall Ltd, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd will appear at Westminster...

    Thursday 8th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Alton Towers to sack 70 despite appalling safety


    THE appalling health and safety crimes which cost theme park Alton Towers a £5 million fine and left two teenagers with leg amputations has also seen the firm’s takings plummet by £14m.

    Now 70 workers at the theme park are to be made redundant because of the financial...

    Tuesday 15th Nov 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Asbestos found near BBC studio


    ASBESTOS was discovered yesterday just metres from the set of EastEnders.

    Engineers discovered the deadly substance while fitting fibre-optic cables at the BBC’s Elstree studios in Hertfordshire.

    It was found in a trench near Elstree, which has also produced shows...

    Tuesday 25th Oct 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Workers get £2m for ‘avoidable’ injuries


    TATA STEEL was ordered to pay more than £2 million yesterday after two workers suffered serious injuries at one of its plants.

    A 26-year-old lost the middle and ring fingers on his left hand while trying to clear a blockage at the company’s site in Corby, Northamptonshire,...

    Wednesday 27th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain


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