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Halfords 'misled council' over unsafe stock levels

Bike retailer Halfords has been ordered to pay more than £200,000 after a set of heavy boxes collapsed on to a staff member, pinning him against a wall and leaving him with a suspected cracked rib.

 

NZ school board in court after teacher and pupil seriously injured in scaffold fall

A school board of trustees has been ordered to pay NZ$100,000 (£49,338) after a teacher and student were knocked unconscious and left with brain damage after a mobile scaffold being used to set up lights in the school's auditorium toppled over.

‘Serious corporate failure’ lands DHL with £2.6m fine

The death of an employee at the Coventry tyre distribution centre of logistics company DHL has resulted in a multi-million pound penalty. 

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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.

Error alert

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

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