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Ten-year jail term for factory owner who ‘rammed premises full of explosives’

The owner of a fireworks factory in Stafford has been jailed for ten years after two people died during an explosion and fire.

Viola player wins landmark noise case against the Royal Opera House

A violist who sustained a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre at the Royal Opera House (ROH) in London in 2012 has won a landmark case against his employer. The High Court ruling sets the first legal precedent around noise-induced “acoustic shock”.

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Noise and vibration special: Double trouble

Some medicines and chemical substances are associated with permanent hearing loss, especially when combined with noise exposure. 

Heather Bryant, Balfour Beatty

The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes. 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

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