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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.

Rail freight co convicted over teenager’s 25,000-volt shock

The operator of a freight yard in Gateshead on Tyneside has been convicted after its failure to prevent four teenagers from trespassing resulted in a 13-year-old boy sustaining life-changing injuries. 

Teen chef had no training before deep fat fryer fall

A Michelin-starred pub in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, has been fined after a teenage apprentice was scalded by cooking oil while he was cleaning part of the kitchen’s extractor fan.


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Bill Gunnyeon, IOSH

The institution’s chair of trustees talks about the new five-year strategy and his work in government to reinforce the connection between work and good health. 

Cormac Gilligan, PepsiCo

The food and drinks maker’s vice president of environment, health and safety about attracting OSH talent and developing it. 

NFTS: life through a lens

From preventing mermaids from drowning to filming dynamic risk assessments, it is business as usual for the OSH head at the UK’s National Film and Television School.