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Cement firm handed £1m fine over factory fatality

The UK division of building products manufacturer Cemex has been convicted of safety failings after a worker was killed at its concrete block and paving factory in West Lothian.

Lack of risk assessment lands steelmaker with £1.8m fine

Cardiff-based steelmaker Celsa Manufacturing has been prosecuted for failing to carry out a risk assessment before an explosion at its city centre plant left two workers dead and five more seriously injured.

Lack of vehicle segregation at packing firm leads to £60k fine

A packaging manufacturer must pay £60,000 after a worker was injured by an automated transfer vehicle at a factory in Hartlepool.

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Error alert

Workers often recognise and correct their own errors before it is too late, research shows.

High priorities

A report from a UK parliamentary group makes four recommendations to reduce the overall number of falls related to work at height, the cause of one in four workplace fatalities.

The view from the summit

Practitioners and investor representatives gathered in Paris to examine how safety and health fits into corporate social responsibility. 

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