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EDF and Doosan Babcock fined £350,000 over Hinkley skylight fall

EDF Energy Nuclear Generation (EDF-NGL) and engineering firm Doosan Babcock have been fined a total of £350,000 after a worker was seriously injured in a fall at Hinkley Point B power station in Bridgwater, Somerset. 

‘Callous’ rogue trader charged couple for repairs after labourer fell through roof during unsafe WaH

The owner of a roofing company has been jailed after he failed to erect scaffolding on a house in Surrey and then charged the elderly residents for repairs when a worker fell through the roof.

Worker died in stairwell fall after construction co failed to provide edge protection

A property developer that failed to provide edge protection during the conversion of a west London warehouse into residential flats has been fined over the death of a worker who plummeted 7.5 m down a stairwell.

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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. 

Clear your head

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

House of hazards

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

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