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13/06/11 - Firms Fined £130,000 After Worker's Electric Shock

Two companies, a director and a sub-contractor have been fined a total of £130,000 for health and safety failings after a construction worker suffered serious burns following an electric shock from an overhead power cable.  more info

17/05/11 - Companies Fined For Unsafe Excavation Work

A Kent based property company and its groundwork subcontractor have been prosecuted for unsafe excavation work.  more info

19/04/11 - HSE Chair Needs Reality Check

Construction union UCATT is calling for Judith Hackitt the Chair of the Health and Safety Executive to undertake a "reality check".  more info

12/04/11 - Coventry Construction Firm 'Put Workers At Risk'

A Coventry construction firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after repeatedly breaching health and safety regulations.  more info

05/04/11 - Construction Company Fined After Worker Blinded in Fall

A construction company from Cambridgeshire has been fined after one of its employees suffered severe head injuries which blinded him in one eye.  more info

01/03/11 - Trips and Falls

Reducing falls and trips is a priority Falls continue to be the biggest cause of fatal injury in Britain’s workplaces, with 34 of the 72 worker deaths in construction in 2007/08(p) resulting from a fall from height.  more info

01/02/11 - Powered perimeter gates

Health and Safety Executive - General Safety Notice Department Name: Operational Strategy Division - Services Transportation and Safety Unit Bulletin No:  more info

16/11/10 - Construction Companies Fined After Worker Crushed

Two Black Country construction firms have been fined after a worker was severely injured by falling timber.  more info

08/11/10 - Eight year old girl impaled on metal fence in Bedfordshire

A young girl is in a serious but stable condition after becoming impaled on a metal fence in Bedfordshire.  more info

27/10/10 - M4 Traffic Death

Traffic Company Fined Over M4 Death  A Newport traffic management company has been sentenced after an employee was struck and killed by a vehicle when working on the M4 near Cardiff.  more info

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