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Demolition specialist in the dock after labourer killed

A 33-year-old Lithuanian worker has been killed at a London construction site after a re-enforced concrete slab collapsed following an order from his supervisor to remove the props supporting it.

Boss who forged dead worker’s signature jailed for two years

The contracts manager of a roofing firm has been jailed after forging health and safety documents after a worker fell to his death.

Roofer fell from ladder carrying bucket of tiles

A roofing company has been convicted of safety breaches after a worker sustained serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder while holding a bucket of broken tiles.

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The art of seeing

A training technique typically used in art education offers a fresh perspective on identifying hazards.

Safe by design

Costain-Skanska JV’s work on the High Speed 2 rail link’s central London site has changed perceptions on sensitively delivering urban archaeology projects while pleasing two disparate professions.

Learning from: expert witnesses

Three specialists outline five key lessons that OSH professionals can consider in their work.

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