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Worker's fingers amputated after hand crush

A castings company has been ordered to pay £60,000 for safety breaches after a worker's hand was crushed in a machine at it site in Callywhite Lane, Dronfield (pictiured).

Roofer fell from ladder carrying bucket of tiles

A roofing company has been convicted of safety breaches after a worker sustained serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder while holding a bucket of broken tiles.

Worker killed within hours of starting job

A vehicle recovery and repair company has been sentenced after a new worker suffered fatal crush injuries during maintenance work on the first day of his new job. 

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All fired up

Virtual reality technology can be used as a tool to enhance employees’ fire safety awareness

Fit for the future

The Building a Safer Future report proposes reforming the building and fire safety regulatory framework to prevent tragedies like Grenfell Tower occurring again, but what do the changes mean in practice?  

On the front burner

The creation of a fire-safe working culture should be a priority for construction firms to prevent life-threatening incidents on sites.

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