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HSE issues warning over electrical supply connections after worker’s flashover burns

A worker who threw a crowbar at live electrical equipment that he thought had been isolated sustained severe burns when this caused a flashover.

Electrical contractor fined after two fell down floor hatch

Two pensioners sustained injuries when they fell through an uncovered floor hatch at a home in Scotland, a court has been told.

Unguarded stairwell plunge left worker with shattered heel

The main contractor for a building site in Ash, Canterbury, has been sentenced after a worker fell 3 m through an unprotected stairwell opening.

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Death on the job

What should safety professionals and their organisation do if an employee dies at work?

APOSHO 33

The Asia Pacific OSH gathering heard about a range of initiatives to reduce its excessive workplace fatality toll. 

Table talk: mental health

We summarise an expert discussion convened by IOSH on how employers support mental health and the role of mental health first aider. 

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