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Wooden board sent flying by pipe fatally struck workman

An engineering company in Scotland has been fined following the death of an employee who was struck by a wooden bearer in the yard of a fabrication workshop.

Events co fined £161k over unsafe lifting operation injury

A Coventry-based company that manufacturers stands for exhibitions has been fined £161,000 after an employee was knocked unconscious and sustained a broken collar bone during the unsafe lift and move of a park home chassis.

Hanson fined £400k after welder lost four fingers during unsafe lift

A concrete production company has been sentenced after a welder lost four fingers during an unsafe lifting operation.

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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. 

Kevin Furniss, APM Terminals

The most senior OSH practitioner at shipping giant Maersk has strong views on the need to talk the language of business and to work themselves out of jobs. 

Liverpool Football Club: Goal getters

We talk to the Premier League club’s senior health and safety manager about CDM duties and procuring a bespoke health and safety management system to standardise its work. 

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