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Worker’s head and upper body horrifically crushed in poorly guarded machine

A Northampton-based engineering firm has been fined after an operator was crushed while making moulds for a casting machine.

Wood products maker and director fined after woman scalped

A manufacturer of stair parts has been fined almost £500,000 after a female agency worker was scalped in an incident involving a rotating drive shaft.

Terex GB fined after worker pinned by mobile crushing plant

The UK arm of a US manufacturing company has been fined £150,000 over the death of a worker after an accident at its site in Omagh, Northern Ireland. 

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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. 

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. 

Clear your head

How can we stop cognitive bias clouding our judgement in accident and incident investigations?

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