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Floor layer killed by toxic adhesive was wearing ‘completely ineffectual’ face mask

A property maintenance firm and a flooring manufacturer have been fined a combined £750,000 over the death of a floor layer in London. 

Care home fined after resident swallowed chlorine tablets

A care home where a resident with Alzheimer’s disease died after eating chlorine tablets has been sentenced.

Marathon Oil fined £1.16m for offshore gas blast after corroded pipe ruptured

Oil giant Marathon has been handed a £1.16m fine over safety failures that caused more than two tonnes of methane gas to escape from a corroded pipe on one of its North Sea platforms.

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Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

House of hazards

When domestic accidents are a major contributor to sick leave, shouldn’t OSH practitioners do more to promote home safety? 

Process driven

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

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