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Apprentice severed fingers after gloves caught in three-roll bending machine

A 19-year-old apprentice sustained severe injuries after his right hand was drawn into a three-roll bending machine. Two of his fingers were severed and he also sustained crush injuries.

Hundreds caught waterborne infection in dirty pool

The owner of a private swimming school in York has been sentenced after the outbreak of an intestinal parasitic infection made more than 160 children and parents ill.

Director’s neglect behind concrete pump fatality

A concrete pumping company and its sole director have been fined after a recently-employed worker was struck and killed by liquid concrete, which was ejected from a lorry-mounted pump.


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Mobile learning: On the small screen

Julian Roberts looks at the potential for mobile phones and tablets to deliver OSH training. 

Process driven

An essential element of managing high-hazard installations is process safety, but can it be applied usefully to smaller systems?

Global gathering

The triennial world congress in Singapore hosted discussions of global supply chains and effective training and the launch of the first global safety campaign.