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‘Longstanding failures’ at refinery that led to fatal explosion costs firms more than £6m

Two companies must pay more than £6m after “longstanding failures” to control the risks to safety from flammable atmospheres at the Pembroke refinery in south Wales eight years ago led to a fatal explosion.

Scaffolder’s signature forged on safety briefing register before 12 m plunge

A scaffolder who was signed in at a safety briefing despite not being present later fell 12 m from a scaffolding structure at a Port Talbot steelworks.

FP McCann fined £150,000 after worker died in quarry

One of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of precast concrete solutions has been fined £150,000 after a quarry worker sustained a fatal head injury in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. 


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Power suits

Organisations may soon be giving workers ‘outside’ assistance to manage biomechanical hazards. 

Landsec: duty to manage

The FTSE 100 developer uses a belt-and-braces approach to control asbestos risk to its large supply chain.

Waddah Ghanem, Emirates National Oil Company

The executive head of OSH at Dubai's state oil producer talks about resilient systems, promoting happiness and fighting forecourt fires.